Miyako Ayabe Hotel

13 Kuratani, Mikatacho, Ayabe, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki, 623-0031, Japan | Hotel
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Castles, temples and a traditional show

A travel blog entry by elliejane


This morning we set out early on the bus to nijo castle. We were able to walk thorough the original castle and see all the rooms and what they were used for. The castle had many interesting features. The first one was that all the floorboards squeaked. This is called a nightingale floor because they sounded lime birds. This was so that no intruder could sneak around the castle without ...


A travel blog entry by linda_stuart


... with a basin where you leave your cloths. The wet room has a shower on the floor where you wash and then a small but very deep tub it soak in ounce you are clean. The water in the tub thus stays clean and is used by the whole family. It has a heater so can be used for a few days. Up the extremely steep stairs are 2 bed rooms with futons and tatami mats and sliding screen doors. We left our futons out but a Japanese family would put them away during the ...

The whole country is in Arashiyama!!

A travel blog entry by chibisimo


... would take a little time to get there, longer than normal due to the heavy crowd to see the leaves, we left ourselves an hour for the bus journey, but it turned out this was nowhere near enough!! (Note - Arashiyama is not within the area covered by a one day Kyoto bus pass - it is subject to 190Y surcharge.)

We caught our first bus at ten, but when we got to the small station to change to the ...

Beautiful Geisha and Maiko!!

A travel blog entry by chibisimo


... and you could actually cook your own Okonomiyaki at your table. Jonny had noodle, pork and egg - which he managed to make a complete hash of (naturally) and Simo had corn, tofu, and Mochi - and she managed to make it perfectly (naturally.)

As we were leaving the lady who owned the place told us that one of her favourite parades was happening that day at Kitano Tenmangu shrine - lots of traditional Japanese costumes and music - and ...

Cherry Blossoms in Tenryuji, Gion, Kiyomizu

A travel blog entry by misocutlet


... some places left to go and Tenryuji temple was still the first temple I visited on the day.

Four Seasons of Tenryuji Temple website
http://www.tenryuji.com/season/index.ht ml
This is a Japanese website, but it is possible to enjoy a lot of pictures of Tenryuji Temple in different seasons.

As soon as I got through the north gate of the temple, I found a bamboo grove in a second. It was the bamboo grove that brought me ...


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