Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto
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- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
- Room service
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... pavilion there was a traditional tea shop that we stopped in. I've had green tea a few times in my life but nothing like this, it was quite thick and a bit bitter but enjoyable, we had to sit on the floor and take our shoes off for it (I lasted a minute on my knees, crossed leg is so much more comfortable), It also came with a little cake, which I'm not going to lie was awful, I ate it as quick as possible to not look rude but it was gross. But it was a novelty to ...
... there was a stone that if you touched it and had help walking with your eyes closed to the brother stone you would have good luck with love in the future. I guided Tyler from one stone to the other through a massive crowd of people. He was successful, so we'll see where his life goes from here! I saw some neat items at the shops, so I made the guys walk back through them so I could pick up some stuff. Meanwhile, Fred continued to get many "Wow" comments about his ...
... timbers used for construction.
Apparently contemporary rope was not very good and rope made from hair was significantly better.
Nishi (West) Honganji, a 10 minute walk away, had a very similar design but was smaller and, as we discovered, was built first and originally called simply Honganji.
In response to the growing popularity of the Jodo Shin-Shu sect of Buddism, head-quartered at Honganji and established ...
... some maintenance and preparations for the upcoming Jidai Matsuri festival on the central grounds.
Next we stopped at a Sunjusangendo, a Buddhist temple built in the 12th century. The main building is 394 ft long and, although made of wood, was built to withstand the earthquakes that occur frequently in Japan. This building holds 1001 statues of ...
... hone their english speaking skills. The japanese culture maintains embeded in their education while opening up to the foreign world.
After our attempts to move on to Ryoan-ji temple, we mistakenly took the next bus supposedly to Kyoto imperial palace but instead found a quaint Shokoku-ji temple. It was a refreshing place where there were no tourist and gave us time to appreciate the beauty of nature and understand the 400-year old story of the dragon "bururun" who has set his eyes ...