APA Hotel Kyoto Eki Horikawadori
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- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Meal plan
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A little small, but very comfortable and clean
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... lunch on a boat. We had a tofu and rice meal, it was delicious! Today was a great day exploring the sites of Kyoto. It is now 4 PM and we have a free day for the rest of the day. Our group of friends is hanging out in the lobby ordering more food and we are going to relax until we go back to the Gion district for dinner. I can't believe this trip is coming to an end and it has been a great and exciting experience. Love and miss you mom and daddy! See you soon! ...
... front, giving no clue as to what happened inside. Many of the buildings had red lanterns hanging outside and this only added to the charm. It was very odd, as everything felt closed, despite it being a Friday night. As we got to Gion (one of the big nightlife centres in Kyoto) there was suddenly a lot more going on. We still found it difficult to find a restaurant that we liked the look of, but eventually settled on a teppanyaki place, where everything is cooked on a big hot ...
... Golden Pavilion) a beautiful building surrounded by equally beautiful traditional Japanese gardens which was originally the villa of powerful statesman Saionji Kintsune but was later converted to a Buddhist temple. I find the history of Kyoto to be very fascinating as it was the seat of the Japanese empire until the Meiji Restoration in the late 19th century, when the emperor wanted to change the capital and thus claimed that he ...
... beautiful grounds and really enjoyed it!
Our last stop was to stroll along the boulevard below the temple at the top of the eastern scenic reserve that we visited yesterday to once again enjoy the view of the city and the magnificent cherry blossoms. It is one of the best walks in the city during this time of year.
We ended our perfect day with dinner at Giro Giro, a very famous Kyoto restaurant. The chef has become so well known that he has opened ...
... out for a better exploration. We strolled down Marutamachi dori (the street we are on) and stopped for refreshments at a cool cafe. Nobody speaks a lot of English so far, but we seem to be able to communicate OK. Jess and I had a mid afternoon Mojito (yum) and then we wandered a bit further on. We found the Heian Shrine and took a quick look. It's impressive from the outside although not one of the most significant ...