Hotel Kagetsu

2 Kurobanemukomachi, Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Kanto, 324-0241, Japan | Hotel
Prices starting from $73.00
 

Travel Blogs from Otawara

Shrines, Dumplings and Underwear

A travel blog entry by winterspring

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... grinning foolishly, I must add). While everyone around us was happily slurping noodles and we were waiting for our dumplings, I started listening to the music that was playing-It's the soundtrack to Frozen in Japanese. I had my moment-I realized I was in Utsunomiya, Japan in a train station, waiting for meata dumplings while on a journey to a Shinto-Buddhist holy place while listening to Disney music.I could not have been happier.

Our ...

Historic Nikko

A travel blog entry by pandasphere

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... for some lunch before our train back to Tokyo.

The ride was uneventful and I think we all slept a bit on the way back. That evening, Barry and I tried a popular place for tempura that was conveniently near our hotel. We got there at 9pm and the host warned us that they close at 10pm. We split a tasty 8 piece special meal with seafood and a 7 piece vegetable meal, and were out in about 30 minutes! Yummy and fast!


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Nikko - an uphill struggle

A travel blog entry by andynbaza

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... located at the opposite side of the town to the World Heritage Site, also the lowest as we were about to find out. A helpful map pointed out several bus routes to the various sights, but when have we ever taken the easy way? The route seemed simple enough, follow the town's only main road. We soon found out the road lead UP to the temples.
A steady uphill thirty minute walk and we reached the first of Nikko's sights: a sacred bridge. ...

Temples and shrines

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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... no-one around. There was no one in the street and there were hardly any places open. Nikko resembled a ghost town. I am not complaining though - never did like to queue to see a temple.

The temples ( shrines ) are good but not spectacular. I think they are more famous because they are the resting places for notable people - namely Tokugawa Ieyasu, the warlord who ...

Nikko

A travel blog entry by otrembarific

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... climb up the side of a hill. We went about 3/4 of the way through town and found somewhere to stop for lunch. It was a cute little tourist-favorite as displayed by all the ephemera pinned to the walls! We had a delicious lunch, I had ramen with yuba (noodles made out of the tofu skin) which this region is known for. Joel had yakisoba and yakitori. We both had some Kirin. Joel has become such a beer drinker in Japan! From there we headed up the hill to the famous Shinkyo ...

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This hotel is located on 2 Kurobanemukomachi, Otawara.
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