Kinugawa Daiichi Hotel

2 Fujihara, Nikko, Tochigi, Kanto, 321-2521, Japan | Hotel
 

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Shrines, Dumplings and Underwear

A travel blog entry by winterspring

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... most of the crowd there. Waterfalls trickled down the hillsides and green moss covered giant stone lanterns lining the paths to the shrines. Over a dozen buildings make up the complex, and unlike most shrines (Shrines hold the deified spirits of the dead-not the bodies) in Japan, these are elaborately carved and painted or covered in gold leaf. It's absolutely breathtaking when combined with the natural beauty of the place. There was so much to ...

Old Kiryu

A travel blog entry by juliannawells

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This morning Cole and I got up at 5:00 am and walked about a mile to
Tenmongu Shrine this morning. As we walked along the road, the buildings
became older and older as we approached the base of the mountain. The
architecture is very rustic and intricate. The 30 foot walls of the shrine
were covered in relief, and even a 6 inch bird had every single feather
depicted. Detail is very important here. This is also true to everyday
life. When the maids ...

Exploring

A travel blog entry by juliannawells

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I did not get to make an entry yesterday because I was out seeing the sights. I ended up waking up around 5 in the morning the other day, and so I went outside to see the city. All the people were very friendly. We even saw a class of children along the street doing perspective drawings on boards. They were very excited to see Americans and loved Cole's beard. Everything in the city is laid out and presented in a nice way. Some of the ...

Cold & hot

A travel blog entry by petturik

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... also marked with red and pink ribbons so it's nearly impossible to get lost. But the snow is very weak at some point and so i fell through quite a lot, with a brown muddy shoe as a result. I also fell flat on my face a couple of times because the snow makes the walkway very slippery. I also tripped over branches a couple of times, resulting in a few bruises.

The hike became a bit easier as i walked around laze Ozenuma, although the snow was still very frustrating ...

Snow in May

A travel blog entry by petturik

7

... bath all to myself. (Oh boy a real hot bath) The rooms don't have locks but that doesn't seem to matter (what a liberating feeling, knowing that you don't need to lock yourself in to be safe). After making up my bed i went to the bath (which was really hot!) and after soaking a bit and resting, i got down to get myself dinner.

The dinner was delicious. The japanese have a thing about making their food not only tasty but ...

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This hotel, located in the Kinugawa Onsen area of Nikko, is near Edo Wonderland.
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