Hotel Kowakuen

Address: 1-1 Dogo Sagidanicho, Matsuyama, Ehime, Shikoku, 790-0836, Japan | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in the Dogo Onsen area of Matsuyama, is near Matsuyama Castle and Dogo Onsen.
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    Travel Blogs from Matsuyama

    5-7 May - Matsuyama and Imabari

    A travel blog entry by donnellyramble on May 16, 2015

    84 photos

    ... that they wanted to reciprocate for fellow travellers.

    Though their English wasn't perfect, they spoke enough that we could communicate in bits of English and bits of Japanese. This really tested our Japanese language skills and refreshed our memory on some words we'd forgotten which was useful!

    We all worked together to puzzle out the meaning of an email from a potential guest whose English also wasn't that great, and felt very ...

    Bathing at the oldest Onsen in Japan

    A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Apr 30, 2015

    27 photos

    ... for the nobility.

    There is a separate lounge room for the Emperor, with a raised platform. The centre of the ceiling is raised and made of two layers of Japanese cypress wood, making it impossible to attack from above. There was a separate room for a bodyguard next door. The sliding doors and walls are covered in gold leaf.

    We then went down stairs to a changing room, where the Imperial family would change into a silk bath robe. Only those of noble birth ...

    Matsuyama Castle on the hilltop

    A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Apr 29, 2015

    26 photos

    We took a 2.5 hour ferry ride from Hiroshima to Matsuyama and felt like we were on a cruise. Very comfortable lounge seats with wide windows to enjoy the view. On the way we saw many islands, varying in size, most of them appeared to be deserted. Most of the islands are small mountains, with some having a sandy beach but probably not much area for building houses.
    It was a very pleasant and relaxing trip.

    When we got off the ferry, we noticed a bus ...

    Day 26: Matsuyama, Dogo Onsen

    A travel blog entry by millieandjames on Apr 29, 2015

    7 photos

    ... WE ATE: - lunch at a really traditional Noodle bar where they cooked in clay pots and grabbed the noodles by hand out of the pot. -Botchan dangl sweets (3 different coloured balls of goo on a stick). WE LOVED: - Getting help from 3 university students to translate our names into kanji. - Going to the arcade and using a machine to change a ¥1000 note into coins - only to discover it ...

    Day 25: Matsuyama

    A travel blog entry by millieandjames on Apr 28, 2015

    3 photos

    WE DID: - Train from Hiroshima - Okayama - Matsuyama. - Bike ride (free hotel bikes) around Shiroyama Park - at the base of Matsuyama-jo. - pottered through the Okaido shopping district, visiting the amusement area (quick go at Super Mario Cart!) WE ATE: - Lunch at a pork specialist restaurant - different cuts of fried pork with a variety of sauces. - got really multicultural drinking French wine in an ...