L'Hotel de Hiei

Address: Ipponsugi Hiei, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 606-0000, Japan | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located in the Gion Higashiyama/Kita Shirakawa/Kurama/Yase/Ohara area of Kyoto, is near Shugakuin Imperial Villa, Shisen-do Temple, Imperial Park, and Lake Biwa Museum.
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    I saw a Geisha!

    A travel blog entry by melandlindsay on Jun 27, 2015

    3 comments, 23 photos

    ... but hard to tell because of the rain coat) out on a walk with a client. Mel saw one in the back of a cab, but I missed it. They were easier to spot in the rain because of their traditional paper umbrellas. The whole thing was a bit like whale watching. You keep your eyes peeled and if one appears it is gone in a flash and you just get a picture of the tail, so our pictures are of their backs.

    In closing on the issue I have to say the culture around geisha - the dressing ...

    Bullet Train

    A travel blog entry by bat1chief.cj on Apr 28, 2015

    1 comment, 3 photos

    ... this path to meditate, so we pondered life as we walked and explored the gardens and temples between the Ginkaku-Ji and the Nanzen-Ji Temples. Bus 100 also took us to the Higashiyama Area where we walked throughout the grounds of Kiyomizu-dera Temple and wandered down the stone streets that wound by small shops to Maruyama Park.

    Nijo Castle and walking tour

    A travel blog entry by humberwright on Jan 23, 2015

    39 photos

    ... all closed on the weekends and the last tour was at 3pm. It was 4pm on a Friday and we left Monday... great! After this we made a promise not to rush around any more trying to fit lots of tourist stuff in as it was coming to the end of the trip and we wanted to wind down. We walked from the palace grounds to Demachiyanagi station. We had to cross the river and there was some stepping stones there to do so. Some of the stones ...

    Period drama, but no Pride and Prejudice

    A travel blog entry by nbd.finn on Oct 12, 2014

    2 comments, 67 photos

    ... just on the other side of the railroad tracks we found them, map in hand, talking to a bunch of Japanese students.

    We joined in, in Dutch, and tried helping them as best we could. We did this mainly through the use of an offline map on my phone. I find it funny, though, to think that a group of Dutch people stand still somewhere, gazing at their map, and not only are they almost immediately helped by a group of Japanese students, but another group of Dutchies finds them as ...

    Land of temples and shrines

    A travel blog entry by lisakresky on Aug 05, 2014

    12 photos

    ... because of the bright orange colour. We then walked by Chion-in Temple that has the largest gate leading to a temple in Japan. A stroll through Maruyama Park allowed us some great views of Kyoto. We continued to look around some shops and then ventured to a mall with many restaurants so we could find dinner. Since it was one if the girls in our group birthday, we let her choose. I couldn't have been happier with her choice of pasta ...