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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... and I wasn't sure I would like the beak part so wouldn't eat it all). The Green Tea is powdered tea. Very strong ( hot or cold) and one serving was enough for me. No photos of the skewers I had one night ( chicken bits) but I can assure you the "bits" weren't breast or leg so didn't go back the next night. But generally the food is pretty good although I can't do noodles every day.
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... had a booze shop which has gin for $11 and Moët for $37.
We found a French bakery at the Kyoto train station so bought a baguette. Time for a western meal! Probably bread, cheese and tomato, or even Vegemite.
Walked about 10kms. Feeling weary so caught the express train home which only made one stop before Shin Osaka and only took 20 minutes.
We also walked around the Imperial Gardens, and visited the Manga Museum. I'm not much into comic books or manga, but it was great to learn the history of it, and some of the pieces they had displayed on war and peace were very powerful and quite moving.
We headed off to Tokyo yesterday, and all we've done so far is have dinner and drinks in a Cuban style bar. It was a lot of fun, and we're off exploring now. Ben Folds Five tonight!