Hikone Station Hotel

677 Furusawacho, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Kinki, 522-0007, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hikone

The Cat's Castle

A travel blog entry by vandna on Dec 31, 2013

Many of the Japanese cities we visited had mascots, but this city's mascot was the best of all - a white cat wearing a Samurai helmet and red cape. No sword in sight though, so I am guess that this is a pacifist Samurai cat. (check out video).

Anyway, John and I visited the cat to see a really beautiful structure (Hikone Castle is rated …

Gifu!

A travel blog entry by wwoofers on Jul 07, 2014

1 comment, 41 photos

... of the day was an unexpected surprise. Back at the foot of the mountain we happened upon the Gifu Insect Museum and for a mere 500 yen we spent the rest of the afternoon in mesmerized silence as we wandered from beetle to butterfly, admiring the colors and unique qualities of the collection. Check out some of the pictures, it was really cool and Ken was disappointed when we couldn't get a souvenir (too heavy to carry).

On the ...

Rides and Pretty Lights

A travel blog entry by tiffanyjo22 on Jan 20, 2014

6 photos

... up to Nagishima and went to the theme park there. Although it was cold it was the perfect time to go to the theme park as there was little to no lines for most of the rides :) After going on all of the exciting rollercoasters, some twice, we went and had bagels and walked around the shops before relaxing in another Onsen. The Onsen was massive and had multiple outdoor hot springs of varying temperatures and oils. Heaven to cold limbs.
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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

... ago. The region is known for their fine cuisine and craftsman for many artisanal products. Esther was a fine host, and showed me many things during this very quick visit. I was fortunate to have met her and have her share so many things with me ...

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This hotel is located on 677 Furusawacho, Hikone.
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