Hotel Villa Fontaine Shinsaibashi
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We decided to sleep in seeing as we were supposed to get some respite on our hol! We then went to Himeji which is famous for its castle. We were greeted by a sign saying that there was a 40 minute wait. However, we got through the ticket queue quickly so all was good. We then walked to the castle itself (which did look impressive), and joined the …
We took a local train to Nara which has a big park containing a number of shrines. We got on the train – very different from the bullet train which is all slick and shiny, this was very much a local train as it was a bit worn looking with wooden-slatted seats - and the only pair of seats available was in a group of four opposite an older …
I had tired, hurty feet from walking around so much in flat shoes, and David was still tired generally, so we decided to forego a trip out to Kobe for a day in Osaka instead. We decided to go to Osaka-jo castle which involved getting off the tube outside the Osaka Museum of History (which led to much hilarity after Dkept getting tongue-tied and …
We arrived at Kyoto station and headed up 12 floors of escalators to the roof terrace for views across Kyoto. The short walk up there was quite interesting as there were various viewing platforms on the way up, not out to Kyoto, but into the station, that had random colourful geometric sculptures on them. However, we were most disappointed when we …
We went to exchange our Japan Rail stubs for passes which is a flat-rate pass for travelling on certain train lines. It took so long that we missed the 10.33 train to Osaka by mere seconds. This ended up being a blessing as we were first in the queue for the non-reserved seats carriages (seats were booked up until the 13.03 train!) - quite a few …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Villa Fontaine Shinsaibashi Osaka
Located in the centre of shinsaibashi, make us easier to travel around the shopping centre. Hotel is clean, neat, and good of service. Breakfast is served in 2 style, english american and japanese style. Good food! We would love to go back again in the future
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