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... the Parthenon from Greece on this trip!
Our last stop on our half-day tour was to Chuson-ji Temple. It is most famous for it's Golden Hall, which as you can guess is impressive because it's entirely gold plated. The grounds around it are full of other smaller halls with other religious statues, so we walked around those as well and had ramen for lunch in a restaurant with a beautiful view of a mountain side.
The bus took us back to the train station but we had already ...
A true highlight of any japanese experience is Zao Onsen, a ski resort town about 45 minutes East of Yamagata.
Came here a bit by chance and was very lucky indeed. This town is so charming, lots of little lodges and restaurants, it's pretty, clean and surrounded by mountains, ski slopes and lakes. On the first day i visited the different sites: two lakes, the shrines etc... Yesterday i climbed Okama (there is ropeway ...
A true highlight of our japanese experience is Zao Onsen, a ski resort town about 45 minutes East of Yamagata.
We came here a bit by chance and were very lucky indeed. This town is so charming, lots of little lodges and restaurants, it's pretty, clean and surrounded by mountains, ski slopes and lakes. On our first day we visited the different sites: two lakes, the shrines etc... Yesterday we climbed Okama (there is ropeway ...
Just a stopover for a night in Tendo where i arrived late (thank you Japanese Railways for delaying me 3 hours) and left early the next day.
Traveled from Hakodate to Aomori under the longest underwater tunnel in the world, then from Aomori to Akita, then Akita to Shinjo then the last bit to Tendo. There was an ...
... on the way so the trains weren't working anymore, we had to wait for a bus and then the bus left us at another train station and finally we got where we needed to be. Total time by local train: 13hours.
Collapsed once we arrived in the hotel that had a shower, which we hadn't had for two days (lol) and passed out.
Other places to stay in Tsuruoka
55-18 Otori, Tsuruoka | Hotelfrom $69