Garden Hotel Daiwa

Address: 76 Saiwaicho, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Kinki, 522-0021, Japan | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on 76 Saiwaicho, Hikone.
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Travel Blogs from Hikone

Day 9

A travel blog entry by glendasblog on May 23, 2015

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... was now time to go to the station. We said goodbye to Aliko and caught the thunderbird express to Kyoto, this took 2 1/2 hrs. We arrived at 4.40. Our hotel is across the road from the station. We decided to do some washing & meet up at 6.00, we then went to the shopping mall next door & looked around & had tea. Back in hotel & just found English speaking TV ...

Hieizan Sakamoto

A travel blog entry by haddons on Apr 19, 2015

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... around 15 stories high with multiple floors of public space and a roof garden. On the way up the escalators there is a performance space with a vast lit seating staircase which was quite spectacular as was the view over the city from the top. We wandered through Isetan department store and were very happy to find redbush & peppermint teas (as we've run out). At the bus station there was a dancing fountain illuminated in lights. Quite a vibrant area for a station ...

Rocky..or maybe Stony? start to Japan.

A travel blog entry by mattstanbridge on Apr 13, 2015

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... walking back from the station and having not eaten all day due to not feeling too clever my stomach pain returned and during the evening it only worsened to the point were I thought maybe there was a problem and I was almost doubled over in pain wandering around. So having little other option than to admit defeat I accepted Anjas offer to ask the Japanese lady owner if there was a doctor nearby, it transpired there was a emergency department at a local hospital ...

Miyako Odori and Lake Biwa

A travel blog entry by donnellyramble on Mar 31, 2015

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... that also included a demonstration of the traditional tea ceremony before the show.

By this point, Kyoto's Cherry Blossoms were in full bloom, and they really are wonderful. It's easy to see why they're such an event each year as the country is totally transformed.

There were so many people out and about in kimonos, especially in Gion, and we even saw a bride and groom getting their wedding ...

Temples and Long Walks

A travel blog entry by tbugs1 on Oct 11, 2014

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We caught the Eizan Electric Railway to Kurama. We then took the Sakamoto cable car up to Mt Hiei where the Buddhist monastery, Enryakuji complex, is. This was one of the most important monasteries in Japanese history. There are three separate areas related to the monasteries. One section is located in the east (Todo), another in the west ...