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TravelPod Member ReviewsCourt Hotel Shijo Kyoto
Large bed, ensuite. Tv, fridge, hot water, desk. Close to a neighbourhood sento, and great location for the Nishiki market.
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... park had just closed. It was all in a very nice area, touristy but very pleasant. We walked to the bus stop STARVING. There were lots of places to eat but all really traditional offering, nothing we felt we could stomach.
We road the bus for what seamed like eternity. Ava cried she was so hungry, I wanted to but felt I needed to keep it together, Jake wavered in and out of consciousness. I looked out the window and spotted a McDonald's in a ...
... thousands of bamboos lined on both sides of the pathway. Make sure to take few pictures. On our way back, we had to take a longer route to get to the temple entrance since the gate we walked in was closed for re-enter.
If you’re in the mood for a snack, at the street corner almost directly opposite the main entrance to the temple grounds, there is a small shop specializing in yuba, soy milk skin.
We then headed to explore the pontocho street which is ...
... would leave and arrived on time. It only took a few minutes to get to the place from where we walked up the hill past a few souvenir stalls to the shrine. This shrine is famous for it's hundreds of Torii (these red/orange japanese gates) that symbolise the gateway between earth and sky. Also present were many stone statues of angry looking foxes who protected the crops from the mice and rats. There were a couple of kilometres walkways which had a Torii at least every meter, so ...
... the rest of Nishiki, I bought some kiwi jello from the department store and snacked on it. The jello was slightly runny and still had the kiwi seeds, so I'm assuming and hoping it was real fruit.
For dinner, I stopped at Sukiya, a really high-quality restaurant chain that sold rice bowls. This was my last dinner in Japan, and I wanted unagi (eel). After putting away my soaked umbrella, I had a seat in the empty restaurant. I was waited on by the ...
... Following that was the new mall on the harbour, to the best $1 shop I have ever seen and to coffee overlooking the harbour and port.
"Interesting fact about Kobe #504: the small populated island off the mainland was literally created from broken down rubbish."
To finish up our best day in Japan, we went to a Japanese photo booth where the pictures are altered with cartoon eyes and can be written on. This unusual and quirky idea was the best way to end ...