Hotel Oaks Kyoto Shijo

59-61 Kasabokocho, Shimogyou-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 600-8494, Japan | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kyoto

One gate after another

A travel blog entry by jochembakker

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Day 2 in Kyoto, and I am planning to go to a place I had been wanting to see as soon as I decided to go to Japan: the Torii gates at Himeji shrine. This is an important shrine in Kyoto, but most well-known for it's path that is covered by hundreds of vermillion colored Torii gates. I had seen images of them, but to experience them in real life is …

Kyoto: the tourist city

A travel blog entry by jochembakker

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So times flies when you're having fun, it's already the afternoon of the 16th so time for another blog entry. Yesterday was the first day in Kyoto. As this is a very old city with tons of history (that was mostly saved from the ravages of war) it's just so hard to choose what to visit! First stop I figured I would go to is Hanjin shrine. This is a …

Fushimi Inari Taisha

A travel blog entry by jeffdavis152

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... As we ascended, the density of the small stone shrines increased dramatically.  Shrines as small as a single round stone or a decorated monolith were piled one right after the other. Many of the shrines now were covered in moss or vines, and were clearly much older than the previous we had encountered.  As we reached the top of the hill, the trees and foliage completely gave way to the stone relics. Finally, we reached the shrine at the top of the hill.  It ...

Tourist's favourite

A travel blog entry by nikitravel

... I have ever had, I remember the miso soup was very nice too

Ootoya
Finally Ootoya is the third cheap food option. After more than a week of eating a lot of fried food, I was just craving for healthy food with vegetable. Ootoya serves home-style food which is exactly what I was hoping for. I had tofu and vegetable hotpot with clam rice, it was very delicious. I think the drinks are free refills and you get a choice of self-serve teas ...

Temples Everywhere

A travel blog entry by tdv95

This is a top pick!
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... caught in the traffic jam on the high seas, we actually got a better view of the whole event. I would love to have met the dude who, probably sitting under an apple tree one day, had the epiphany to tie a rope leash snugly around the neck of a cormorant so they couldn't swallow any big fish, stick a basket filled with burning wood out in front of the boat to attract the fish, throw the cormorants in the water to do what cormorants do- dive for fish, reel ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Kawaramachi/Karasuma/Shijo Omiya area of Kyoto, is near Nishiki Market, Pontocho, Takashimaya, and Nishijin Textile Center.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Oaks Kyoto Shijo

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good