Grand Duku Hotel

11-36 Sawacho, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Kinki, 522-0075, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 11-36 Sawacho, Hikone.
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    Travel Blogs from Hikone

    Gifu!

    A travel blog entry by wwoofers on Jul 07, 2014

    1 comment, 41 photos

    ... meters in either direction but the steep incline we took to reach the top would have been challenging to anyone trying to assault this castle! Unfortunately the castle itself had been rebuilt after earthquake and destruction from WWII but the museum housed in the new construction was a fascinating look into the samurai age (and a reminder of how much taller the human race has become over all...the suits of armor were tiny!).

    The ...

    Rides and Pretty Lights

    A travel blog entry by tiffanyjo22 on Jan 20, 2014

    6 photos

    Slowly finding time to update my blog. Sunday was a slowish day, had a sleep in before heading to a World Culture Day event were I met Yuri, a nice Japanese girl who wanted to practice English with me and asked to be my friend. We've now sent a couple of emails but without Caitlin to translate, the conversation doesn't go far. Afterwards we went and ordered far too much Chinese but had yummy dumplings so it was all good.

    Yay, Monday ...

    The Cat's Castle

    A travel blog entry by vandna on Dec 31, 2013

    ... Himeji). and I hoped to also understand more about the military powers that were so influential on the Emperors and even on monasteries. It turns out that Hikone Castle, even though it is well designed to withstand it,was never really under attack. So it became a place the shogun would visit once in while to make sure his armor was still polished.

    The Castle was completed in 1622 and ...

    7 hours to mount Fuji

    A travel blog entry by slynne on Nov 09, 2013

    Woke at 8:30 Packed At 10:15 went for breakfast with rob and Quentin at coco's, downstairs from Hana hostel. Said goodbyes and went to Shinsaebashi to get the subway to shin Osaka. Shinkansen to mt Fuji Took frickin ages. Subway Shinkansen jR JR Waited 40 mins, ate ramen. Bus Arrived at 7pm Deb and I went to an onsen 8-9:30 walked back Hot cocoa ...

    A day of work in Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by joshhodapp on Oct 11, 2013

    24 photos

    I had a great tour guide. Her name was Esther, and she is a Kyoto-based architect and designer, who took me around and showed me some great things. Kyoto is extremely rich in heritage and culture. The emperor used to live here, but relocated to Tokyo ...

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