Hotel Alpha Kyoto

Sanjo-agaru-nisigawa, Kawaramachidori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 604-8031 , Japan | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kyoto

Samurai Warrior and Manga Artist

A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Aug 07, 2014

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... one working at our table but I had a lot of fun. First we were given a lesson on how to use the G-pen, which is a dip pen that uses ink. Although there are various kinds of ink used for drawing manga, we used drawing ink. After learning some techniques on how to use the pen, we could finish the manga drawings we choose. Basically we had to colour in the blue lines. This sounds much easier than it actually is. I am proud to say that I finished my drawing using only the dip pen. ...

Endless food...

A travel blog entry by andiontheroad on Apr 28, 2014

1 comment, 21 photos

... and cold jug of Kirin. All for 24 €... Next time I'll come by again!

Tomorrow was going to be our last day in Japan and we had to arrange our trip back to Kansai Airport. The cheapest option was going to be a Kansai West JR rail pass but finding the place that could issue this was not that easy. We finally found the right JR office and got our passes. Now it was time to go back to our guest house and enjoy the last evening. We were pretty wrecked but a last bath was a ...

Trip to Kyoto for the Equinox

A travel blog entry by malicifant on Mar 21, 2014

337 photos

... cypress. The decoration includes lavish quantities of gold leaf and elaborate wood carvings, intended to impress visitors with the power and wealth of the shoguns. The sliding doors and walls of each room are decorated with wall paintings by artists of the Kanō school.The castle is an excellent example of social control manifested in architectural space. Low-ranking visitors were received in the outer regions of the Ninomaru, whereas high-ranking visitors ...

Kyoto, many many shrines and Gion

A travel blog entry by drclad on Jan 04, 2014

49 photos

... to walk into about 20 people en route). All of this was happening all around us, it was very interesting to watch. We followed the general movement of people and reached a stage which had a sheer drop, again with nice views, the story goes that if you made a wish and jumped off the stage and the 13m drop didn't kill you, then your wish would come true. About 15% of people died trying this so the practice has now been outlawed. Anyway, we went on a short ...

Onward bound to Kyoto!

A travel blog entry by steveandtam on Dec 25, 2012

1 comment

... some sugar cubes and was the smoothest coffee either of us had ever had. Now for the desserts - I ordered a caramel apple pie parfait and Steve got ....wait for it....a fried chicken parfait. It came with yoghurt, apple, banana, kiwi fruit, ice cream, whipped cream and crispy fried chicken - whoever invented this was pure genius!!! We snaffled down our desserts and headed back to our hotel to plan the adventuring we were going to do while we were ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on Sanjo-agaru-nisigawa, Kawaramachidori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, is near Gion, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Takashimaya, and Gion Kaburenjo Theater.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good