Kanponoyado Hikone

3759 Matsubara-cho, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Kinki, 522-0002 , Japan | Resort
Prices starting from $195.00
 

Travel Blogs from Hikone

Castles, shrines and lots of walking.

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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We both realized today that we hadn't washed our clothes since Tokyo (peeeeeww) so went in search of a laundromat that was only a few minutes walk from our hotel. We popped our clothes on to wash then headed back to the dessert restaurant from last night for some pancakes for brekky. We got pancakes with maple syrup, mini sausages and pastrami and scrambled egg - they were delicious. We then went back to pop our washing in the dryer and wandered around near our hotel ...

Onward bound to Kyoto!

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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We jumped on our train back to Nagoya and enjoyed our Christmas lunch of cheese sticks and sandwiches washed down with some Asahi. The views were just as beautiful as they were on the way in, except this time the snow was bucketing down! When we got to Nagoya station, we only had fifteen minutes to catch our connecting Shinkansen to Kyoto - easier said than done. There were NO signs! Luckily the train station staff are super helpful and we got ...

Letters Home - Japan - Day 2

A travel blog entry by crashvic37

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... to the top of the castle on narrow, steep stairways. The 360 degree view of the lake and the city are worth the climb.

Dinner was at a restaurant that served only noodles. After being handed a bowl of noodles with broth, there were fried foods along the way to the cashier. Those foods are thrown on top of the noodle bowl. The selections included fried onions, fried shrimp, octopus, squid and deep fried breaded mango.
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Stars in my eyes

A travel blog entry by izbit

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First stop today was... yet another shrine, this one the Kiyomizu shrine. It's sort of to the side of the city, so we got to figure out how to ride the buses to get there. We wound up on a bus that was specifically aimed at tourists, with a little electronic map at the front to show where you were. Very convenient. On the tour on Wednesday, Johnny had said that this was the number one visited shrine in Japan. I do think it was the most ...

Old and new Japan

A travel blog entry by izbit

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We're reaching the stage in the journey where we are all starting to get a little burned out on temples and palaces. Even so, Nijo castle was very impressive. We had tried to visit on Tuesday, only to discover that it was closed that day, so it was first on our agenda for today.

Inside, the highlights were the paintings in gold leaf (clearly one of the inspirations for ...

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This resort is located on 3759 Matsubara-cho, Hikone.
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