Matsumoto Tourist Hotel

2-4-24 Fukashi, Matsumoto, Nagano, Chubu, 390-0815, Japan | Hotel
Prices starting from $42.00
 

Travel Blogs from Matsumoto

Kyoto day 1

A travel blog entry by marstravel

... and before we knew it we were wondering the streets of gion and visiting Maruyama park - the first of many shrines and temples to come ! This was Just north of the famous gion district. This park is the main place to see cherry blossoms during the cherry blossom season. This place was huge and there was so much to see. Gates , temples and suddenly a big statue . I had forgotten how all the tori gates were red . ...

In the Snow, Uphill Both Ways

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... in the compacted frozen slope. These footsteps, by the way, headed down the mountain and we were headed up. A few tense minutes and the snow was over and the lump forming in our throats dissolved and slid down the pipes. Onward and upward once again and through the trees, winding back and forth and working our way ever higher. Thirty minutes later it was deja vu and we faced an equally daunting patch of snow. We clambered over this one too, however, ...

Azumi...no more

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... being in abundant supply throughout Japan) and the buildings are finished with eccentric touches including roof gardens, embedded glass bottles and artistic wall decals. In one word...heaven.
I wandered in amazement back and forth between the permaculture garden beds and the buildings and Ken asked me a few times if I would ever be willing to leave, knowing how much the whole place fascinated me. The pictures will not do it justice but for any of you ...

Prostitutes and Bodhidarma

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... in the museum and my understanding is that a printing of a beautiful woman was highly valued and a noble artistic topic of study. We were entranced by a few and once you see the delicacy of the carved wooden lines and the detail of color and form on these prints it is hard to tear your eyes away. The work and the dedication of these printings is phenomenal and in my mind much superior to the paint splattered canvases we attribute to modern art...but what do I know?
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Matsumoto....Matsumoto...

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... floors are dedicated respectively to the samurai guards, the lord's sleeping chambers, the lord's meeting chambers (at the top of the castle due to its strategic vantage points) and the rest for common use and storage. The ladders that lead from floor to floor are so steep that it was difficult to imagine the smaller sized men and women of history easily clambering up and down them, and dressed in full samurai armor! While we were there ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Matsumoto Station area of Matsumoto, is near Matsumoto Castle, Kamikochi, Kaichi Gakko Primary School, and Yohashira Shrine.
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