Center One Hotel Handa
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... and books. This room was used by clan leaders to deal with affairs of the clan and states like an office. At the end of the room was an area that almost seemed as if you entered a dock outside. It had a few wooden stacks and work tables. The next room was a library of some sort with some information on printing in the Edo period. The final room was a reproduction of a little weapons store. It contained suits of armour, katana’s, multiple helmets and a few other ...
... most important shrines. It enshrines the Sun Goddess Amaterasu and stores the sacred sword Kusanagi,which is one of the three imperial regalia. Note, however, that the sword is never displayed to the public. After that, transfer to Sakae Underground Street. One of the largest shopping street both above the ground and underground, satisfying needs for shopping and eating.
Day 7: Friday 21st November Transfer to Takayama. Another memorable ride on Japan's renowned 'bullet train' takes us from Kyoto to Takayama, a picturesque historic town set amid hills which are known as the "Japanese Alps". The afternoon is free to spend exploring the locality. Particularly recommended is Kamisannomachi ...
... YUM! I had 4 days which I spent chilling out and sightseeing, I saw the Nagoya castle which was my first taste of the Samurai, and visited the Science museum which basically consisted of all the physics from A-level and fun interactive experiments which I enjoyed. I also went prezzie shopping for Andrew (the son) and did sone wicked wrapping which isn't like me at all! It was a great catch up but I was ready to move on to new things so Takayama was next on the ...
... it much more imposing. Right next to the castle is Hommaru Palace which contains a number of beautifully made replica screen paintings, which would have lined the walls of the old palace. In the evening I headed out with a fellow traveller to the late night market and picked up some absolute bargains! Tomorrow I head to Takayama, an even more remote part of Japan so I'm expecting even more attention from the ...
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