RIHGA Hotel Zest Takamatsu
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRIHGA Hotel Zest Takamatsu
Good average hotel relatively close to station. Free Wi-Fi. Hotel restaurant a little expensive
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We caught the Sakura 542 Shinkansen from Hakata to Okayama, arriving at 10.33am. It took just 110 minutes to travel the 446Km. We can't fathom that kind of speed in Australia at all. All our luggage was piled into the second carriage with one poor unlucky chap.
20 minutes later, we were on the Marine Liner 23 train to Takamatsu, taking a …
Next was a couple of days at Takamatsu on the middle island of Shikuko.
This is a port city where we took a ferry trip to Shodoshima. This is the largest island in the area. Way back in 1908 the Japanese Government decide to start an olive growing industry since the climate is very Mediterranean.
We left on the Ishizuchi 3 Limited Express train at 8.45am bound for Iyo-Saijo at 10.18am. It is a distance of about 110Km on the northern coast of Shikoku. We could see the bridge that we were on yesterday as well as the Seto Inland Sea. It was slightly drizzly but not enough to require a raincoat. Besides, it was only a 20 minute walk to the …
Today was a bit of a spare day, due to Nara being a shorter trip than planned, so I decided to head to Okayama which is on the route towards my next hostels destination of Hiroshima. Similarly to Himeji, Okayama has a castle and a famous garden(one of the top 3 in all of Japan) so I spent the late morning and early afternoon pottering around these sights. These two were hidden gems that are mainly missed off tourist itineraries. The castle, known ...
... booked my next night to sleep.
For a change, this was a bit a different kind of hostel. It's very Japanese style, you sleep on tatami, breakfast is miso soup and rice. Guests are here from Holland, England, Australia and Japan.
I decided actually to stay here an extra day, it's great to be with a bunch of people, where you feel so welcome!
Tomorrow, I will ...