Hotel Ikedaya

3-4-6 Chuo, Matsumoto, Nagano, Chubu, 390-0811, Japan | Hotel
Prices starting from $56.00
 

Travel Blogs from Matsumoto

Kyoto day 1

A travel blog entry by marstravel

It's another sunny day the Kansai region of japan and we have just spent the nights on tatimi mats in my friends house . A little tired we are from watching the World Cup but we get up to enjoy a Japanese breakfast ! Feeling a little lazy we finally get ourselves sorted to make tracks and adventure on to Kyoto ! It's been 5 years since I was in Kyoto and it was winter. There were no leaves on trees and it was snowing ...

In the Snow, Uphill Both Ways

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... the monkeys I have met, the monkeys in Japan seem to be the least interested in people. We strolled within a few feet of a mother and her young and neither took the least interest in us. The monkeys in China on the other hand are abominable! They will pick your pocket for a morsel of food and if you don't proffer anything as tribute they will leap upon you and try to wrest something from your grasp! This exact scenario happened to me while hiking ...

Azumi...no more

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... imagine the amount of tomato juice that can be produced each year! I suppose in Japan the juice itself is more popular than eaten fresh but given our American propensity to fresh tomatoes just off the vine this came as a little bit of a surprise.

Tomatoes did not fill our entire day during our farm swap, never fear. We spent the remainder of the morning after working in the tomato fields with picking some delicious red berries. The name of these ...

Prostitutes and Bodhidarma

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... focuses on the hard lines of the image. After each layer is carved and perfected, the printing can begin. Each layer is inked and pressed onto mulberry paper and repeated as necessary for desired color depth. A few hundred printings are typically made from one set of block prints and each original design (historically) was approved by imperial decree. Today the art form has branched out and although the original techniques are continued, the images themselves ...

Matsumoto....Matsumoto...

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... floors are dedicated respectively to the samurai guards, the lord's sleeping chambers, the lord's meeting chambers (at the top of the castle due to its strategic vantage points) and the rest for common use and storage. The ladders that lead from floor to floor are so steep that it was difficult to imagine the smaller sized men and women of history easily clambering up and down them, and dressed in full samurai armor! While we were there ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Asama Onsen area of Matsumoto, is near Matsumoto Castle, Kamikochi, Kaichi Gakko Primary School, and Yohashira Shrine.
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