Hotel Tozankaku

431 Myohoinmaekawacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 605-0932, Japan | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $56.00

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Monkeys, Monkeys, Monkeys!

A travel blog entry by rcarosso


West of Kyoto all day today. Got an all day pass on the Randen Train line, one of the many smaller private train companies that operate in Japan. This may be the smallest though, each train is only one car and by midday we had ridden every mile of track in the company. Our first stop was Egamura, a film studio where you can wander through sets used in tv shows of ...

Kyoto day 5: high culture day

A travel blog entry by pyres


... and containing some sort of a rice ball with fish pieces inside), boiled dish (tiny squids and shrimp), hot pot dish with beef, pickles and cantaloupe with strawberries for dessert. It was another amazing experience of the day!

After the dinner we rested a bit and then walked to nearby Kiyomizudera temple to see nighttime illumination. There were some people at the temple, but considerable ...

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

A travel blog entry by apat


... in the middle of a facelift when we visited, so we didn't have a pleasant experience at either location last time we went.

So with the big and little Kaku-ji's locked into the itinerary, we decided that a trip to Arashiyama would be too much for our already exhausted legs to endure for the day, so we planned to take the Philosopher's Walk south after the Ginkaku-ji visit.

So we set off at 10am, and in the area around ...

Black belt

A travel blog entry by lukeschuler


... to expect) been dominated by training. The ...

Blossom, beef and fishy business!

A travel blog entry by andyandfran


... see it. You can still go inside but from the outside you kind of have to imagine what it would look like. Nevertheless it's still a pretty sight sitting in the park in front of it surrounded by lots of cherry blossom trees in full bloom.

After lunch we headed in and took up the offer of a free English guide who took us around the castle for a couple of hours. The castle itself was lovely and was in fact a location for the James Bond film 'you only live twice' ...


This 3 star hotel, located in the Gion Higashiyama/Kita Shirakawa/Kurama/Yase/Ohara area of Kyoto, is near Philosopher's Walk, Maruyama Park, Kyoto National Museum, and Shosei-en Garden.
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