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 Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto National Museum, and Shosei-en Garden.
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Travel Blogs from Kyoto


A travel blog entry by drmom on Jul 30, 2015

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... tea ice cream, this is the place for you! The street was quite crowded, although our guide said it is usually much more so. There were quite a few women in kimonos. Our guide said that they are Chinese tourists who rent the kimonos for the days. The Kiyomizu-dera Temple is an impressive wooden structure, originally made without nails. There is a Shinto Shrine accessed from the temple grounds. It is mostly associated with young couples in love. In this shrine there are two ...

One more form of transportation - Biking

A travel blog entry by bwendorff on May 15, 2015

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... side gate. However, this one's main building was under restoration so it was completely covered with a 'pop up' building/scaffolding. It was a pretty impressively large building so I'm sure the true temple was pretty impressive. Unfortunately we couldn't see it. They had a limited pathway open to some parts of the temple that we wandered around very briefly (what we did see was gorgeous of course). By the end we were all pretty templed out, so we instead decided to ride ...

Day 5 Photos from Kyoto

A travel blog entry by daveheidibaker on Apr 02, 2015

1 comment, 18 photos

... you we made it all the way to the top but after an hour of climbing we had apparently successfully navigated less than half and the going only got steeper! So we called it a day and headed back down to find our hotel. On exiting the train station nearest the hotel we crossed the river on a beautiful wooden bridge and were greeted by a most incredible sight. Where we might feed the ducks at home the locals here threw food into the air to be caught ...

Kyoto, not as first world as we'd hoped..

A travel blog entry by reids on Nov 20, 2014

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... ceremonies and coronations that had taken place there. Interestingly the Meiji Restoration was finalised in the one courtyard here whereby the samurai gave up their power in favour of the Emperor in order to reunify Japan so as not to make Japan vulnerable to attack from outside powers.

The capital has since moved to Tokyo where the current Emperors coronation took place. The throne had to be disassembled in Kyoto and ...

Arashiyama biking tour

A travel blog entry by maryza on May 30, 2014

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... as the " Temple of the Heavenly Dragon". The temple was built in 1339 by the Shogun Ashikaga Takauji. The Tenryu-ji temple has ravaged by fires for eight times, most of it occured in 1864. Still the present buildingswere built during the Meiji Era (1868-1912). The site was declared as a UNESCO World cultural heritage site in 1994.

Walking inside the Tenryu-jitemple will bring you to the Sogenchi garden. This is the ...