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

Hanging with my Harem

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca


My hotel didn't allow check in until 3:00, so I had a few hours to wander the central shopping and entertainment district (another good hotel choice by me, go me!), get the lay of the land and lunch (tonkatsu, or breaded pork cutlet). I learned that it is colder here, possibly because it is 45 miles inland and in the mountains somewhat. Howver, I …


A travel blog entry by thebartons99


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Higashiyama district - we explored the Philosopher's Path along the old canal, visited Chion-in Temple (a very vibrant, bustling temple with squeaky nightingale floors and chanting monks), explored Nishiki Food Market (that supplies weird and wonderful food to the city's restaurants and wealthy) and drove under (on the bus) the huge Heian Jingu shrine torri which spans the road.



A travel blog entry by nangarner


... as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The shogun built it to represent power, but it appears more like a royal estate than a military post. It was built by Tokugawa Ieyasu, founder of the Tokugawa shogunate, and became a meeting place for the shoguns (military commanders). The largest building on the grounds is Ninomaru Palace, intentionally built with floors that squeak so an intruder would be heard advancing through the room.

Kyoto, what a great city

A travel blog entry by remiroquai


... most beautiful temples in Kyoto, climbing through the old village to the highest point in Kyoto city. I went there the other night, but the temple grounds are closed at night. Going there again was definitely worth it. In one of the temples I suddenly was spoken to by a small group of high school kids and they asked me if they could ask me some questions for practicing their english. They were absolutely allowed to and they did. Each of them asked one question. One ...

Kyoto - Just After Cherry Blossom Season!

A travel blog entry by abroadwith3boys


... painting. Johnny taught us about the history of Buddhism and Shinto in Japan and the meaning of the animal statues at the shrines. Johnny told us many people follow three religions in one lifetime. Shinto throughout childhood, and then many have a Christian wedding ceremony and finally turn to paradise Buddha when one nears death. Johnny took us to many of the Shinto shrines that he prays ...

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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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