Hotel Nikko Nara
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Smoking rooms available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Nikko Nara
This hotel in very conveniently located along the Sanjo Street which leads you to most of Nara's many attractions. Really good breakfast buffet and good service.
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... deer nuts. We even saw a newborn trying to stand up for the first time - very cute.
We wandered the back alleys of the town after this and stopped for some tasters of sake and strawberry liqueur which were very tasty. Further along the road was a traditional house that was free to look around. It was quite small but the space-saving ideas were impressive and there were some nice paintings and some photographs on display. The sweet lady at the ...
... by taking empty forest trails. The area is really quite beautiful and there are many shrines and pagodas built within the deep forest. Deer run about and are quite well fed (thanks to tourism). During our day, we mainly wandered the lovely forest paths and visited the free temples (many were very pricey) and gardens. There are many small, moss-covered shrines and buildings you can enjoy under the shade of large pines. We also made sure ...
... fifteen minutes... and each train is at least fifteen carriages long! By the time we were at Nagoya we had left the grey weather behind. Over 500kms in about 2.5 hours.
Off the train at Kyoto at about 5pm, and a five minute walk to our hotel. I'm impressed as our room has much more space at about 18 square metres. The luggage transfer service worked a treat with our suitcases in our rooms when we arrived.
We decide to ask the hotel staff for recommendations ...
Kyoto is big culture stop in Japan. It has a ridiculous amount of old Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines scattered around the city and the surroundings. Shinto is the old Japanese religion and Buddhism was imported later from India. The Japanese have a very inclusive religious mindset and tend mix and ...
... which was very nice but had very few restaurants nearby with English menus. Our first night out, we opted for an Italian restaurant since we could translate the menu. Our waiter spoke very little English, but we managed to have a nice meal and get use to Japanese portion sizes (we should have ordered 2 meals each). The evening was capped off by a sizeable earthquake (5.8), but nothing to panic about. By morning I had fallen sick with whatever Mike had ...