L'Hotel de Hiei

Ipponsugi Hiei, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 606-0000, Japan | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $114.00

Travel Blogs from Kyoto

Temples and Shrines of Kyoto

A travel blog entry by livingmydreams


... thus, no photography. The tiger in Japanese culture is believed to be king, like the lion is to the west. When paintings were created in 1600, Japanese imported hide of tiger and pictures, however pictures were created by hand and over time after multiple reproductions, the form of the tiger was altered. Since the artists had never seen a tiger, they used their imagination to create the image of the tiger. Thus, many of the painting depicting the tiger appear ...


A travel blog entry by mek1



Today it is raining and chilly, 51 degrees. We are going to the Kiyomizu Temple. The name comes from the views from the cliff top veranda where people used to jump. If they lived they believed their wishes would come true. If they died they figured it didn't matter. The temple is at the top of a big hill so we walked up a long incline and then climbed many steps. The temple has both Buddhist and Shinto ...

Japan: Day 5

A travel blog entry by elle-jordyn


... Meika is a traditional Japanese dance and they are all famous! We went to the show where there was hundreds of people! At the end of the show they started throwing these beans out into the crowd! People were going CRAZY! Falling down to try and get them fighting over them! I had no idea what they were but I knew I needed to get some! And guess what? A bag flew right into my hand! Julianne got a bag to…except hers are all crushed ...

Don't Look Him In The Eyes (Japan)

A travel blog entry by usatexan


... ponds and landscaping made for a nice and relaxing tour. Afterwards I bought a can of ice coffee out of the vending machine and sat on the wooden seat, here in Arashimaya, Japan. I finished the day walking around this little section of Kyoto. It seems like a quaint little town, all it's own. I guess at one point it was, before being taken in by the larger Kyoto. This was a good choice for a day trip and it has been very interesting. Now, back to find my train home.   ...

Kyoto, what a great city

A travel blog entry by remiroquai


... in a certain area of Japan, it is raised to be the tastiest thing alive. Fed beer, massaged regularly, kept happy, you name it… this is meat that goes for $1.000 per 10kg.
After quite a search with trip advisor failing to direct me to the place, a little intuition and just my brilliance and modesty, I found the place, clearly marked "Hafuu" in friendly western letters. I ordered the 'special dinner' which I should not have done. Not for the quality of ...


This 4 star hotel, located in the Gion Higashiyama/Kita Shirakawa/Kurama/Yase/Ohara area of Kyoto, is near Shugakuin Imperial Villa, Imperial Park, Lake Biwa Museum, and Shisen-do Temple.
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