The Screen

640-1 Shimogoryomae-cho, Tera-machi, Maruta-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 604-0995 , Japan | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kyoto

Getting lost in Japan

A travel blog entry by maryza on May 28, 2014

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... the bare necessities were all in there. This was the first time that I have ever seen a toilet with so many buttons and a high powered shower room. At 12 midnight, our stomachs were growling with starvation. Walking in the street of Shichijo Dori, we found a friendly and cheap resto name Nakau. The cold ramen was so oishi. Browsing the streets for desserts, we decided to go to the ever dependable 7-11. There were several good ...


A travel blog entry by clagolzo on Mar 17, 2014

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... is that it's totally acceptable to cycle on the pavements (which are usually quite wide) so it feels very safe - there are even lots of mothers cycling around with kids attached to their bikes.

Here are some of the nice things we saw:


Kinkakuji Temple, the farm, sushi and geishas

A travel blog entry by nangarner on Oct 21, 2013

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... tei. a 300-year-old house where a famous samurai once lived. The house is now owned by the Heki family, whose ancestors were property owners in Kameoka. The fun began as we learned to make Makizushi (rolled sushi). We had it for lunch along with soup, tempura fish and the spinach we had picked. Persimmon was our dessert. After lunch we got to try on antique kimonos. It was great fun.

We went back to our hotel. Later we took taxis to the ...

Food Glorious Food

A travel blog entry by spiderwebbs on Sep 15, 2013

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... 8217;t go hungry.

We pack up and head out to the station; we hope to catch the 9.03 train to Kyoto. Before we get on the train we want to use the wifi from one of the local cafes to load up our ipads with the SMH. We don’t actually want to eat or drink anything at this café because the food is awful, it’s where we had the pizza toast on the day of our arrival, but their wifi is great. Fortunately there is a queue to get in and we are able to download the paper ...

Temple Walks and Cats

A travel blog entry by sjk on Jul 19, 2013

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... design was recreated from larger landscapes into a smaller scale around a structure. I thought that the bright gold in the sunlight looked as if it was meant to be in its location. It was stunning.

After a short bus ride, we went to the Ryoanji Temple. The temple consists of a zen garden and prayer buildings. There are 17 rocks in a traditional zen stone garden. We were able to find all 17. The temple and gardens are listed as ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Kawaramachi/Karasuma/Shijo Omiya area of Kyoto, is near Arashiyama, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Kyoto Handicraft Center, and WAK Japan.
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