Royal Oak Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRoyal Oak Hotel Otsu
This hotel is both great and reasonable. If you visit Otsu, this hotel is an excellent choice. Highly recommended.
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... hotel tomorrow for a completely different, but equally Japanese, experience! The culinary disasters continued this evening! One of the ladies from the ryokan suggested that I should try the restaurant next door which serves yuba, a local specialty. So I headed in and ordered the set menu. I probably should have checked what yuba was before heading in. In case you're wondering, it's the skin from boiled soy milk. The waitress proudly arrived with my meal ...
... space late adolescence was the Wall of Doubt and soon after the Rock that signified the point in time when we ask ourselves existential questions.
Walking around the complex, we came to a final rectangle with two conical pyramids of sand that represented Salt, and what the salt means has slipped my present consciousness so true wisdom has likely eluded me again.
3) Koto-in - This sub-temple was built by Hosokawa, the successful ...
... an actor in Samurai movies back in the 1950s. He designed and built the gardens. They are just stunning, typical Japanese style, very serene and very beautiful. We head back to the township for some lunch and then get the train to the east side of Kyoto.
Kyoto has over 2000 shrines and temples, many of which are embedded in the hills that run along the eastern side of the city. Some of the temples, we know we will visit on the tour tomorrow so we select ...
... thousands of Torii Gates (shaped like Pi sympols) covering kilometers of paths. There were all sorts of sizes from ones that were just big enough to walk through to ones that were 20 feet tall. They were all made of wood with the tops painted orange and the bases black. Each one had a bunch of Japanese characters carved on it. At different points along the paths, there were areas off to the side where there ...
... off, catching the bullet train up ...