Hotel Claire Higasa

22 Junishomaecho, Himeji, Hyogo, Kinki, 670-0911, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Himeji

Shinkansen!!!

A travel blog entry by rcarosso on Jun 23, 2014

22 photos

We had told Dominic before coming that we would ride the Shinkansen bullet train at least once while we were here. Our plan had been to ride back from Kyoto last week but the timing didn't work out, so we had to find someplace to go so we could ride it. After checking online, we decided to head west to the city of Himeji, to see the castle and then go up into the mountains to ride the Shoshazan Ropeway and visit the temples - one of the ...

Wet wet wet

A travel blog entry by lilynomad on Apr 28, 2011

4 comments

... am nuttier than you already do but a few of you awakened sould will understand. As I walked up through the first gate I just had this over-riding urge to twirl around and just run around waving my arms in the air. Obviously I didn`t altough I did raise my arms and palms up to the side and and just was! I was so overwhelmed by how happy I felt to be coming 'back' to this castle.
I loed the irony that out of all the places in japan that i ...

Big Ol' Castle

A travel blog entry by gadelle on Dec 11, 2010

49 photos

... the keep, not that we understood any better!

The outside of the castle is bright white, but the inside, especially the upper levels, are of dark, old wood. Since there are so many storeys, it took us a while to take everything in. By the time we were done, it was well past lunch time, though that didn't stop us from ...

The deer waterfall

A travel blog entry by worthj1970 on Jul 23, 2010

... waterfalls, each tumbling into a small pool. The weather was perfect for swimming. The water was cold like a mountain stream is supposed to feel. It had a definite 'summer' feeling, like something you read in a book or a travel blog.

After the mountain it was getting late; we'd managed to spend much of the day there, swimming and playing in the water. We took the nieces back and went ...

Himeji and Yumenoi Ryokan Traditional Hotel

A travel blog entry by microbe on Mar 24, 2010

5 comments, 15 photos

... Bruno into the women's accidentally. Lucky I saw a naked lady before she saw him, and I chased him out to find the men's.

Minnie and I scrubbed under the sit-down showers and had a quick soak in the baths. The water was a bit too hot for her. Bruno spent his time chasing down a naked Ronin, intent on escaping, finding everything mucky, and playing with power cords. When I asked a Japanese man if there was a Gaijin with a baby in the bath house, he seemed to smirk ...

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This hotel, located in the Himeji Station area of Himeji, is near Himeji Castle (Himeji-jo), Kokoen Garden, Himeji Central Park, and Mt Shosha hiking.
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