Ark Hotel

Address: 1-73 Higashihonmachi, Matsue, Shimane, Chugoku, 690-0842, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 1-73 Higashihonmachi, Matsue, is near Matsue Castle, Shimane Art Museum, Buke Yashiki, and Hearn Memorial Hall.
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Travel Blogs from Matsue

Arrival in Matsue and back on the map

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on May 06, 2015

4 comments, 21 photos

... items of historical interest, including the beautiful armour worn by the samurai and castle lords. The samurai armour is a work of art, with beautifully woven, colourful designs, topped off with elaborate and detailed helmets. Happily, we were allowed to photograph them, which is often not permitted. And lot of narrow stairs, but well worth the effort.

Today we went back to the castle district to look at Shioni Nawate, which is the street ...

Once again we land on our feet!

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on May 04, 2015

2 comments, 42 photos

... s) are excellent and we arrived safe and sound.

We took the 8.15am bus the next day back to Izumo Taisha (and the same hairy bus ride as the day before - only one bus route in and out) so we could go and see the Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine.

The area of Izumo Taisha is an area of mystery and mythology. It is thought that the main deity, Okuninushi-no-okapi, governs the realm of things unseen and, once a year in October, the ...

Snow and rain

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana on Feb 17, 2015

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In Matsue the travellers went to a medieval castle (not a reconstruction this time) - another discount for foreigners.

A cold drizzle prevailed through the drive to Adachi Museum of Art. This museum is actually most famous for its gardens (apparently have won best Japanese garden prize every year for veritable ages). Most notably, however, ...

Privileged Foreigners

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana on Feb 15, 2015

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... lack of a proper foundational knowledge severely impeded her appreciation of places like Izumo-taisha.

As a student, she learned much that was of little interest at the time, but now, when faced with those things, that long-ago-acquired knowledge kicks in and interest grows boundlessly. Unfortunately, she was never compelled to learn much of ancient Asian history or culture. However, to be fair, there isn't enough time to study everything.

Rainy chillout n the city

A travel blog entry by cj_travels on Mar 27, 2013

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... for our surprise our bags where already taken to our room- how wonderful!

Tomorrow we will try to catch the returning fisherman's!

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Wczesna pobudka o 6 rano rozpoczęła kolejny dzień w Japonii. Pogoda się z lekka popsuła, jednak nie zakłóciła ...

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