Hotel Station Kyoto Nishikan

200 Maoyacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 600-8211, Japan | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kyoto

So much for going "old school"!!!!

A travel blog entry by rcarosso

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... make our 5:29 train we heard "Carossos" shouted as we entered Kyoto station. And then we had "Small World" moment number two as three Kekaulike teachers, Jan Matsushita, Ronnie Kihara, and Kehau Kahoohanohano were just coming out of the station. Crazy! Finally made it to restaurant in Osaka, had a great traditional Japanese dinner featuring fresh seafood from Hokkaido, and made our weary way back to Daisuke's to rest our feet. ...

Kyoto day 5: high culture day

A travel blog entry by pyres

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... to prepare us one today. Around 7 pm we were called down to a dinner room, where a short table was prepared for us. Kaiseki ryori is served as many small dishes, usually local or seasonal delicacies. The courses included appetizers (beautifully prepared and presented), soup, sashimi, deep fried dish, steamed dish (I assume it was chawanmushi, the weirdest thing I've tried in Japan: egg custard flavoured with ...

Day 20 - Various Kaku-ji's & the Philosopher's Bus

A travel blog entry by apat

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Again, there was no fixed agenda for today, so the first item of business was to plan today's assault.

Since we'd done a fair few of the major temples and shrines on the east of the city, we thought we'd head somewhere different. On the first trip in 2008 we saw Kinkaku-ji and Ginkaku-ji, the Gold and Silver pavilions respectively. The weather on the day of Kinkaku-ji was stiflingly hot from memory, and Ginkaku-ji was covered ...

The Thousands of Gates (Japan)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... around $10,000 in U.S. dollars. The name and date of the donor is inscribed on the back of each one.

There are two parallel rows of dense gates, spaced just a little apart, allowing the sun to filter through as you hike. They are called Senbon Tori ("thousands of tori gates"). They are side-by-side and I pick one and start through the many tori's.

The hike to the top takes about 3 hours but can take longer if you stop at any of ...

Bus-hopping around town

A travel blog entry by skyisblu

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... up at the ticket counter, traffic guards leading the herds to and from the many viewing area, and directional signs everywhere. People are lining up to take pictures in front of the pavilion with family, with friends, with schoolmates. It's a zoo. Funnily enough, you pass just beyond the viewing range of the golden pavilion, into lush green gardens and well-trimmed forests, and everyone is rushing ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Station Kyoto Nishikan

    Reviewed by i96ssy

    Good!

    Reviewed Sep 28, 2012
    by (3 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Japanese style room

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Station Kyoto Nishikan

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good