Sakurakan

Address: 148 Kurosakicho, Ako, Hyogo Prefecture, Kinki, 678-0259, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 148 Kurosakicho, Ako.
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Travel Blogs from Ako

Okayama

A travel blog entry by joca92 on Nov 06, 2014

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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 ...

Himeji

A travel blog entry by joca92 on Nov 05, 2014

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Today I headed to himeji which is a town known for its huge castle, seen by many(and me) as the ultimate samurai castle. The main keep is said to resemble a bird taking flight due to its stretched white plaster walls and it overlooks a huge, heavily fortified complex with a labyrinth of passageways designed to confuse any enemies who breached the moat ...

Bad translation rising

A travel blog entry by garyclifton on Oct 08, 2014

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Met a guy with a near camera setup in the mozzie infested himeji castle gardens but he wasn't directing his camera at the floodlit castle not the moon but almost straight up. I had thought he was there to capture the transition of the earth in front of the moon which was spectacular, but he was there to shoot the ISS as it whizzed across the heavens in less than six minutes. Babel fish, you've done it ...

Himeji Exploration and Arrival in Kyoto

A travel blog entry by marquaty on Oct 02, 2014

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... where chefs eat" - Ashley's Dad is really good at finding great restaurants through his friends / online searches, and this place came highly recommended. It lived up to the hype and was worth the trouble.

Having eaten a great lunch, we took the cabs back to Himeji station, returned to Kyoto via the bullet train, and came to our inn to finish the check-in process. Trey, Ashley and I wandered in Kyoto ...

Okayama

A travel blog entry by sazuni on Jul 25, 2014

... home earlier because she was feeling unwell. I still stayed in Okayama and walked around but it isn't as nice on your own as when you're together. Still I had bought a dinner somewhere to take out and I went to the castle. Near the castle you have some benches to sit on and so I had a dinner with nice view of the castle being lit up (for some reason with green light..) But even I got unwell because, probably, I had been in the sun for so long. It was still a nice day though.

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