Biwako Hotel

2-40 Hamamachi, Otsu, Shiga, Kinki, 520-0041, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Otsu

Tokyo to Kyoto

A travel blog entry by nisheeth

BY now i'm already used to the idea of wakin up early. Before the wake up call comes, i'm already awake. breakfast is always a rushed affair, because the restaurant only opens at 7. we are out of the hotel by 8 sharp. the coach leaves for Tokyo train station. this is going to be interesting; 90 indians going to board the bullet or shinkansen train …

Mt Hiei, Katsura Imperial Villa & Toji Temple

A travel blog entry by misocutlet


... were old and grand, but there were only a few visitors.

Then we headed for Mt Hiei. The mountain has a huge temple complex called Enryakuji Temple, one of the most famous temples of Japan. Because the temple area is spacious and we did't havemuch time, we had decided to visit only the main hall (Komponchudo). The hall is registered as a National Treasure of Japan. Although my mum had a little trouble to get there from the car park ...

Black belt

A travel blog entry by lukeschuler


... against. After a small opening ceremony we ...

Week 4

A travel blog entry by lukeschuler


... having gone up to the beachside village ...

Religion and Vegetarianess

A travel blog entry by tinyj


Today we toured both a Shinto and Buddhist shrine. It was pretty impressive. Everything here is incredibly immaculate. Everything smells amazing, as well.

What was really interesting; however, was the food. We ate at this amazing Zen Buddhist restaurant called Izusen. Zen Buddhists don't believe in eating animals, much like one of the members of my trip, They only serve vegetables, but this was without a doubt the ...


This hotel, located on 2-40 Hamamachi, Otsu, is near Nanzen-ji Temple, Gion Corner, Honen-in, and Konchi-in.
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