Nishijin Silks were once weaved here.
Being surrounded by modern buildings, this Kyo-Machiya is one of a kind "Daibei" style that is rarely spotted. As this area was once flourished with Nishijin silk manufacturers, equipments like the weaving machine were left inside the house.
For people looking for a property with historic value or is a fan of collecting antiques, this Daibei style Kyo-Machiya may be a great choice for you.
*Daibei style Kyo-Machiya is said to be owned by mostly rich merchants or doctors back in the Edo era. This type of machiya is characterized by a house built behind a wall or fence abutting the street. > Learn about other Kyo-Machiya features here.