Ryokan Hinomoto

Address: 375 Kotakecho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 600-8034, Japan | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on 375 Kotakecho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, is near Gion, Philosopher's Walk, Maruyama Park, and Takashimaya.
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      Travel Blogs from Kyoto

      MIND THE GAP

      A travel blog entry by gypsyskinners on Sep 30, 2014

      4 photos

      ... Each of the tables has a steaming hot plate in the middle, and a set of walpaper scrapers on small plates arranged around the perimeter. The cafe serves Okonomyaki, which is a kind of cross between pancakes and bubble and squeak, filled with either beef, chicken pork or squid. The double pancake of your choice is folded in to one uber-pancake carried over and dumped by the waitress on your hotplate, then smothered in a BBQ type sauce, bonito flakes and ...

      Temples and Shrines of Kyoto

      A travel blog entry by livingmydreams on Jun 29, 2014

      1 comment, 15 photos

      ... and then around the bend, you are faced with 1,000 statues of Kannon...500 on one side and 500 on the other side of a giant statue of Kannon. These statues were created from Japanese Cypress and covered in gold leaf and then lacquer. Cleaning of the statues takes place about once per year due to their delicate nature. The Kannon is a buddha with many, many hands. In Buddhism this deity has so many hands because it is impossible to help all of the people you can help with ...

      Learning to Write

      A travel blog entry by anniebusch on Apr 15, 2014

      2 comments, 5 photos

      ... brush and a stick of something black. Eventually, by watching what the Japanese in front of us were doing, we worked out that we were supposed to wet the black stick in the water to make ink, and then write over the faint characters. It was very laborious, and we did it for an hour, I got about two thirds done. We then wrote our name and a wish, and handed it to a monk who promised that it would find its way to Buddha. We shall see. By now I was so stiff I ...

      Kyoto

      A travel blog entry by thebartons99 on Feb 20, 2014

      1 comment, 14 photos

      ... We explored the Philosopher's Path along the old canal, visited Chion-in Temple (a very vibrant, bustling temple with squeaky nightingale floors and chanting monks), explored Nishiki Food Market (that supplies weird and wonderful food to the city's restaurants and wealthy) and drove under (on the bus) the huge Heian Jingu shrine torri which spans the road.


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      The city of shrines

      A travel blog entry by suebar on Feb 11, 2014

      3 photos

      ... through lots of narrow back streets. We passed many restaurants and tea houses. Our tour leader told us that if the establishment does not have a menu outside clients enter by invitation only. We saw many like that. They are all very expensive. Geishas entertain the tea house clients by performing the tea ceremony. The day had been long and as dusk was falling we did not spend much time at the Yasaka Shrine, the origins of which date back ...