Kyoto School

Basic information

NameARC Academy Kyoto
PrincipalMiya Tagayasu
Capacity178 students
OpeningJuly 2006
Public notice by Ministry of JusticeOctober 2008
Address297 Benzaiten-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0093 Japan
ReceptionFrom Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 5pm (closed on Saturdays, Sundays and National holidays)
Available coursesStandard Study Abroad Course
Intensive Japanese Course
Available ClassesStandard Japanese, Optional ClassesOptional Classes

Principal’s Message

  • Miya Tagayasu, Principal

    ARC’s students, come to Japan from different countries, they use different languages and have different backgrounds.

    Nevertheless, they all recognize this differences, and passionately study Japanese language and culture. If you like improving with one another and want to become someone that can make a difference in the world, enroll to ARC Academy.



School Facilities

  • Entrance

  • Reception

  • PC corner

  • Classrooms

  • Bicycling-parking Lot

  • Lounge

The Area

Kyoto, where traditions and history are still alive. The town hides temples and shrines in every corner, and even a simple walk can be rich of surprises. Kyoto is also dearly loved by Japanese people for its Kiyomizu ware, Nishijin fabrics, visually beautiful cuisine and characteristics sweets. Kyoto School is in Gojo Karasuma, close to the city center, Shijo Karasuma. The area is also a perfect spot for shopping and sightseeing, making it the ideal location to relax after classes.

  • Kiyomizudera


  • Gion Shirakawa

    Gion Shirakawa

  • Nijo Castle

    Nijo Castle

  • Sannenzaka




It takes about 6 min from Marutamachi Station (Kyoto subway Karasuma line).
Please head south and go straight along Karasuma street from Exit 4. Turn right at the first corner and go straight ahead. Turn left at the forth corner and go straight, and you will find a nameplate of “ARC Academy” on the building on your right-hand side.




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