New Ginkaku Inn

Address: 508-1 Higashishiokojicho, 7-josagaru, Higashinotoindori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 600-8146, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Kyoto Station area of Kyoto, is near Sanjusangendo Hall (Rengeo-in), Kyoto National Museum, Shosei-en Garden, and Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art.
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Travel Blogs from Kyoto

Tourist day

A travel blog entry by jacob.marsh3 on Aug 18, 2014

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Last week when we came and stayed overnight in our Ryokan in Kyoto, I was trying to see some of the more local/ less touristy things in the city, to get a more authentic feel. This time though, we went full tourist! We first headed to the Fushimi Inari shrine, which was voted the number 1 tourist attraction in all of Japan, and for a very good reason. The streets leading up to it from the train station were packed with little shops full of souvenirs ...

Kyoto- The Golden Temple

A travel blog entry by kayleyandy14 on Jul 23, 2014

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... of the 7/8 other western tourists on the bus heading there, that's about as many as we saw in our whole day of exploring the day before! It wasn't as close as we thought and it ended up taking around half an hour on the bus. When we arrived there were tourists everywhere, which wasn't a usual sight from our Japan experience so far.
We paid our standard 500 admission and headed through to the temple grounds (the ticket by far was the coolest we had seen and was ...

Golden Kyoto

A travel blog entry by kworld on May 06, 2014

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... city, and the subway/cycling are not bad either. But, If you can find a bus with a free seat, you've hit the golden week jackpot.

1. Get off the beaten track
Yesterday I ended up visiting Sanjūsangen-dō which houses an impressive 1000 gold-plated wooden Kannon, a large central Buddah and 28 guardian deities. The Kannon are just slightly smaller than life-size and fill a 118m long building. It is ...

Arriving to Kyoto

A travel blog entry by vanessaetyann on Mar 22, 2014


... it is late) so we are not sure how much we tipped.

Ok, after 10pm, we are now ready to get dinner... well, we should have thought about that a little earlier. Most restaurant around the hotel were closing. Seems like we are going to be in trouble finding something to eat. Well, we ended up in a "Italian" style restaurant just close to the station. That will do for tonight.

We will be staying ...

Kyoto ; a castle, a temple and a palace

A travel blog entry by fully on Jan 09, 2014

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... that is said to never dry up, and statues that people throw coins at for luck.Continuing through the garden takes you to the Sekkatei Teahouse, added to Kinkakuji during the Edo Period, before you exit the paid temple area. Outside the exit is Fudo Hall, a small temple hall which houses a statue of Fudo Myoo, one of the Five Wisdom Kings and protector of Buddhism. ...