Court Hotel Shijo

698 Myodenji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 600-8472, Japan | 3 star hotel
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Kyoto from Above and Below

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

... blocks square devoted to Geisha places. One quiet canal we walked along was lined by what must have been incredibly exclusive clubs--in each window you could see a couple businessmen in suits sitting with a few Geishas around a table.

Elsewhere in the city there are the hostess bars, which probably also cost a lot of money. These are kind of the opposite of Geishas--they're women who are paid to act dumb and impressed ...

Looking at the pieces on the path

A travel blog entry by kim.orlesky


... would use it for his daily walking meditation. I thought I could use some time for reflection. I thought about a lot of things while I made my way down the path. I thought about how this wasn't my first planned trip to Japan. When I was in university I dated a guy that lived here for a year. We dated for about a year and a half. I was close to marrying him. He asked my mom for her permission. We looked at rings. We were planning a couple of weeks in ...


A travel blog entry by thebartons99


... by building a structure larger than the imperial palace only a few blocks away. Natalie got to compare and contrast the european medieval castles of France with those of Japan! What a perspective world travelling is giving this girl!

Gion (the geisha district) at night - we walked down the picturesque, cobblestone Shinbashi street by the light of paper lanterns. We had a great dinner at a ...

Japan Part 2 - Kyoto & Osaka

A travel blog entry by chrisandteri


... Fortunately the crowds thinned out a little further on in the tour, and we saw some amazing marine life including whale sharks, sea turtles, giant crabs, and penguins, among hundreds of other species.

Chris and I are both really glad we opted to spend ten days in the alternatingly frenetic and tranquil, futuristic and ancient, crowded yet calm and efficient country of Japan. We found the people to be exceptionally polite, kind and helpful. ...

Off to Japan we go.

A travel blog entry by darcy_brown


... was slightly different but there went much stuff for guys and if there was then it was very expensive, up in the food hall part of Hep 5 guess what I found, that's right another Starbucks, and I said to myself, after going on the massive Ferris wheel I would buy another. So that's exactly what I did. The Ferris Wheel was amazing and well worth the ¥500 that I paid for it. I took lots of photos and them straight after it I went to Starbucks and bought ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Kawaramachi/Karasuma/Shijo Omiya area of Kyoto, is near Nishiki Market, Pontocho, Takashimaya, and Nishijin Textile Center.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCourt Hotel Shijo Kyoto

    Reviewed by jhiscocks

    Court Hotel - great location and good price

    Reviewed Jun 17, 2010
    by (23 reviews) Toronto , Canada Flag of Canada

    Large bed, ensuite. Tv, fridge, hot water, desk. Close to a neighbourhood sento, and great location for the Nishiki market.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Court Hotel Shijo Kyoto

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good