Nara Plaza Hotel
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
TripAdvisor Reviews Nara Plaza Hotel Tenri
Travel Blogs from Tenri
... of salmon and tuna melt right in your mouth and I swooned at the mouthfuls of sea urchin which taste of the ocean; and the big pearls of fish row as their yielded their salty nectar with each bite.
Sofia has also been a dream to feed, she loves rice, udon and ramen noodles, gyozas, crispy chicken and the lovely Japanese bakery foods so she has been eating extremely well. As soon as we enter any restaurant, high chairs are presented immediately as are child ...
... the temple. After a relaxing start we went noorth up thle Philosophers Path to the Silver Pavilion. It was nice, but nothing special. I was starting to get a little templed out in Kyoto. I enjoyed going there more I guess. Ah well, it's the journey and not the destination right? Next destination: the Kyoto Imperial Palace. This is where the emperor lived one. We got lucky today because it was open house. This doesn't happen often and we were ...
... While the buildings down at ground level are attractive, it is the pathway which winds up the mountain through the tunnel of tori gates is the main attraction to this particular shrine.
Since we were climbing fairly late in the afternoon, we had most of the pathway to ourselves. I can't imagine it would be a pleasant place to visit if it was particularly crowded, but with nobody in front or behind you, you're free to climb at your own ...
... of town and see Toji Temple. It is a 5 teared pagoda with a huge garden around it, two worship buildings, and was one of the temples at the top of my list to see. Toji is one of the more famous temples, but a little out of the way so not many people go there. Riding the bus, you could see the pagoda towering over the shorter building in the city and was getting excited. The place was empty and quiet which is just what I wanted after hours of people in Gion. I sat in the park ...
... internet connection if I sat in one particular corner of the dormitory. All of this, combined with caffeine withdrawal headaches, led to something of a mini-emotional breakdown where I threw up my hands, questioned every reason I had to come back here (and, more broadly, everything I want to do with my life), and angrily went to bed at 6 pm.
Thankfully, today was much better. Well-rested and connected to the internet, I bicycled down to the Main Sanctuary ...