Hotel Sun Root Hikone

Address: 9-14 Asahimachi, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Kinki, 522-0073, Japan | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Hikone

    Day 9

    A travel blog entry by glendasblog on May 23, 2015

    9 photos

    ... was now time to go to the station. We said goodbye to Aliko and caught the thunderbird express to Kyoto, this took 2 1/2 hrs. We arrived at 4.40. Our hotel is across the road from the station. We decided to do some washing & meet up at 6.00, we then went to the shopping mall next door & looked around & had tea. Back in hotel & just found English speaking TV ...

    Hieizan Sakamoto

    A travel blog entry by haddons on Apr 19, 2015

    16 photos

    Today we were invited to spend the day with A British man who we contacted through Home Exchange - he lives just outside Kyoto - we got in touch too late for an exchange but he invited us in any case. We took the train to Hieizan Sakamoto which is about 15 mins from Kyoto station next to Biza lake and beside the mountains. This village is the centre of Buddhism in Japan. There were very few people around and we visited lots of temples and beautiful gardens. Although ...

    Rocky..or maybe Stony? start to Japan.

    A travel blog entry by mattstanbridge on Apr 13, 2015

    25 photos

    ... of this accommodation on the ferry, so we headed off with a French couple and a Swiss guy with the B&B owner for dinner and very nice it was too, an interesting introduction to Japanese cuisine, noodles with raw egg on top with side dishes it was pretty good. I was up the next day pretty early with chronic stomach ache which had first started on the ferry and I'd put it down to the rough sea maybe and in true male style took the time honoured route of ignoring it, ...

    Miyako Odori and Lake Biwa

    A travel blog entry by donnellyramble on Mar 31, 2015

    22 photos

    ... cue pointing children and some awkward conversations where they're being nice but our level of Japanese is really not good enough.

    We particularly enjoyed some of the dramatic views of the nearby mountains, and looking over the lake (the land the other side was only really visible on a clear day). Biwa is still pretty cold this time of year though, so not quite time to crack out the ...

    Temples and Long Walks

    A travel blog entry by tbugs1 on Oct 11, 2014

    47 photos

    ... is where Kyoto receives it water from. It is the largest freshwater lake in Japan. From there, we walked up and down a gravelly, rocky path. Most of us made it down intact although there were loose rocks and logs. I nearly fell on one of the logs.

    We made it back to catch the train back to Kyoto. Tonight's dinner was included. It ...