Ryokan Hinomoto

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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    Monkeying Around

    A travel blog entry by paablo on Sep 11, 2014

    10 photos

    ... me as the centre of the park offered panoramic views of Arashiyama and West Kyoto (as well as lots of monkeys going about their business). To my surprise I was able to see the Kyoto observation tower that was just across from the train station; I thought I was too far away from the city centre to be able to see that kind of detail. A number of monkeys were running around, adding light entertainment to the already fantastic view.

    For ...

    Lots of walking

    A travel blog entry by anniebusch on Apr 16, 2014

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... and the afternoon was free to do what we wanted. Aline, Tony, Geraldine and I were dropped off at the Imperial Palace. We walked up a vastly wide gravel driveway to the palace, which was shut to the public, as were other bits which looked interesting. We didn't linger, and headed back towards our hotel keeping a lookout for a coffee shop. It wasn't long before we found one. It served delicious coffee from Ethiopia and also had a craft shop on the ...

    Fushimi Inari Taisha

    A travel blog entry by jeffdavis152 on Mar 23, 2014

    5 photos

    ... invisible lattice frame under the rocks. The roof of the main temple is lined with large bells (think brass, rounded oversized cowbells) with colored ribbons hanging nearly to the ground.  The prayer ritual here is to throw a coin into the collection area, ring the bell, clap your hands twice, and then bow twice.  I'm sure this is meant to bestow a blessing of some sort; I honestly missed the why for the how.  After receiving our blessings (presumably) we started ...

    Climbing ...

    A travel blog entry by lizzief on Feb 16, 2014

    24 photos

    ... to the top! Instead, I wandered around all the miniature shrines and graveyard sections. There are lots of little stone foxes in the small shrines - the fox is the messenger of Inari, the god of the rice harvest and business. Having seen how easy the journey was to Inari, I'm tempted to try and go to Nara tomorrow - it's about an hour further on the same line. I headed back to Kyoto and went to one of the ramen restaurants in ...

    Last day in Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by evaclapham on Nov 16, 2013

    12 photos

    ... are all so beautifully laid out with every tree, shrub, flower and rock placed with meaning; nothing is left to chance. We spent some time soaking up the atmosphere and enjoying the relative tranquility as for once there were not too many people around.
    Next stop was Nijo castle which used to be the residence of the shogun. Fortunately we were able to walk through the buildings and admire the paintings and shoji screens many of which were painted ...