Kariya Plaza Hotel
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... quite long, I would estimate around 6meters in length. We also saw some boxes for containing money, both small change and larger gold coins.
The 6th floor was also closed off to the public but on closer inspection of the information booklet we found that it is always closed. Assuming that is where they keep the castles gold stores we left and ascended to the observation deck. Unlike other observation decks thus castle didn’t have a balcony to go outside ...
... most important shrines. It enshrines the Sun Goddess Amaterasu and stores the sacred sword Kusanagi,which is one of the three imperial regalia. Note, however, that the sword is never displayed to the public. After that, transfer to Sakae Underground Street. One of the largest shopping street both above the ground and underground, satisfying needs for shopping and eating.
Day 7: Friday 21st November Transfer to Takayama. Another memorable ride on Japan's renowned 'bullet train' takes us from Kyoto to Takayama, a picturesque historic town set amid hills which are known as the "Japanese Alps". The afternoon is free to spend exploring the locality. Particularly recommended is Kamisannomachi ...
... YUM! I had 4 days which I spent chilling out and sightseeing, I saw the Nagoya castle which was my first taste of the Samurai, and visited the Science museum which basically consisted of all the physics from A-level and fun interactive experiments which I enjoyed. I also went prezzie shopping for Andrew (the son) and did sone wicked wrapping which isn't like me at all! It was a great catch up but I was ready to move on to new things so Takayama was next on the ...
... it much more imposing. Right next to the castle is Hommaru Palace which contains a number of beautifully made replica screen paintings, which would have lined the walls of the old palace. In the evening I headed out with a fellow traveller to the late night market and picked up some absolute bargains! Tomorrow I head to Takayama, an even more remote part of Japan so I'm expecting even more attention from the ...
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