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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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... was hardly any. It turned out that we were not on the Philosopher's Walk at all the last time. Oh well, always a first time for most things.
There was an aqueduct that sends the water from Lake Biwa to Kyoto. Lake Biwa is the largest fresh water lake in Japan. We will be going there tomorrow.
From the Philosopher's Walk, we walked to Gion. We quickly stopped by a few temples along the way. At Gion, we bumped into John ...
... Chicago. They have stores in quite a few cities and massive selections. I heeded this advice and found myself an abundance of selection. Unable to decide I ended up with a kimono and a yukata. Not sure what I was thinking cause I barely got them into my bag with all the accessories but oh well. You only live once!! Kyoto is also the home of Kimono so if you are going to shop for them anywhere this is the place to do it. You will ...
... area, donated in 1589 by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a famous daimyo (feudal lord), regarded as the second great unifier of Japan.
Behind the shrine is the beginning of a network of trails up the mountain, stretching about two and a half miles and climbing about six hundred feet. The main trail is through thousands of torii gates, donated by companies and individuals, although these thin out as the trail gets higher and steeper. A single trail leads to ...
... where a nice surprise from Tony san is waiting for us. So lt's time... let's go.
Kyoto station is quite easy to find your way. Even for a chtimi who hate public transport. We find the platform.
Arriving at kinaku-ji station, quite easy to exit: it is a small station. Let's make our way to the first temple we wanted to visit: kinkaku-jitemple. The way was simple: straight ahead... the temple is also known as the golden ...
... I settled for a half cross-legged position using my knee to hold myself upright. It was fun, for me it is akin to killing two birds with one stone (what’s wrong with your graphic English idioms? In French we say, one stone, two hits, much more discreet). I basically ate AND did a Yoga class!
After eating I headed out again. Soon after I was stopped by a group of three girls. Guess what they wanted? You will never be able ...