Gifu Grand Hotel
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- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Banquet room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Smoking rooms available
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... winning card with the fastest train of the world :-). The next Shinkansen train with be a magnetic train reaching a spead of 500 km/h. I guess I will have to come back to Japan at some time. Nagoya is a modern city with more than four million citizens but I have never heard of ...
So, fresh off from Kyoto we headed our way to Nagoya with only objective to a Sumo competition!
We were lucky to get tickets months in advance because these events are very popular in Japan and sell out quickly. There are 6 tournaments per year in Japan, 3 in Tokyo, and 3 in the nearby provinces, including Nagoya, where the year's competition starts.
We arrived at the Gymnasium at noon and were guided to our seats... in lieu of ...
... br> From here and after experiencing some bus confusion and hence delays we went to the Toyota Museum. I have to admit I thought this was going to be very blokey and I was just taking one for the team for the rest of the day, but this place was really interesting even though I was still ready to leave before the bloke!.
Who knew Toyota was first a weaving mill, then a weaving and spinning mill business that made a fortune during the second world war making ...
... our respects at the altar, then loaded all the suitcases into the car and set out for Maibara Station. Shigeyaka, Mineko, and the 3 of us in one car; Atsushi, Kaori, Ayana, and Rina in another. When we got to the station we bought our tickets to Shin Osaka station. Other members of the family also arrived to see us off: Taadashi, Shunichi, Kiyoko, and Misako. The family bought tickets that allowed them to accompany us right to the train ...
Well today we started off early no breakfast met our tour guide just to get to the station by taxi. Caught the Shinkansen (bullet train) to Nagoya 350klms per hr took about 2 hrs fantastic had breakfast on the train which we bought before we got on. Met new guide Akiko who will be with us for 3 days. Next rapid express (120ksph) to Takayama about 2 hrs. We arrived in Takayama & went straight to our ...