Court Hotel Shijo
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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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... song of the anime ‘Ponio’, this was very nice.
We left them and were heading back to our room when we noticed a small shop, or rather small room/garage, closed, with watercolour paintings on the wall. As we were looking and saying to ourselves “ahhhh too bad it’s closed, look it’s pretty, look at this painting, this one etc”, the owner came out and asked what we wanted. We asked him if his atelier was closed and he said yes, ...
... to Mars in a movie. I actually felt a bit scared that when I woke up it would be 2300 and I wouldn’t be able to come back to Earth. Overall, the capsules were way less coffin-like than we’d anticipated and were quite relaxing in a sensory depravation way. However, with no real doors they did not block out sound or light completely.
Now we are in Tokyo at our final place, which seems nice. No views of Mt. Fuji but the bullet train was fun enough in itself. ...
... the menus. Even when we scoped vegetarian options and did not stay to eat, in true Japanese style everyone was extremely gracious and showed us around. Each tea house, was perfect and exquisite although small in size.
K enjoyed seeing some Japanese ladies out for dinner, or walking down the street wearing their traditional silk kimonos. Sadly we didn't see a Geisha, but we did spot the lovely Yasaka Pagoda lit up on our way home.
... ourselves at the top of the hill next to a temple with a monk meditating and what seemed to be a his student painting. There was complete silence. It was truly a special moment. After feeling slightly awkward gate-crashing we started heading back down the hill towards a large red shrine gate.
Whilst walking down the small streets we found a little place that we decided to stop in and grab some lunch. We had Kyoto style noodle soup and a pasta dish ...
Arashiyama (ah-rah-shee-YAH-ma) park is famous for a number of things, its exceptionally long Japanese-style bridge, its monkey park, and its bamboo forest. Lucky for us, we got there just in time to see all of them! We first crossed the Japanese bride to get over to the monkey park. The bridge was pretty long; around 50 meters I'd guess, and was made of mostly wood with some cement supports. The bridge was unpainted, with the light wood tone giving it a ...