Address: 148 Kurosakicho, Ako, Hyogo Prefecture, Kinki, 678-0259, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ako

Everybody's working for the weekend

A travel blog entry by erath on Jun 14, 2015

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... one of both logs. Incredible how such a structure is able to carry not only its own weight, but also the weight of the thousands of visitors that walk inside it a every single moment. Lovely piece of engineering.

Next to the castle there is traditional Japanese garden which you can access for only 40 Yen (0,30 Euro). I really don't know which commercial nitwit came up with this pricing... Make it 100 Yen and you have increased ...

Bitter-Sweet Day

A travel blog entry by msbnbennett on May 16, 2015

2 comments, 2 photos

... and actually helped some people and learned a lot. That's all I hoped for. Anyway, this may be my last post until I get back to America because tomorrow morning when I leave I won't have wifi to use my phone. So as soon as I get some wifi or get back to America I will make a FINAL post and that will complete my travelpod blog :) See you all soon! P.S. on the plane ride I plan to make a slideshow of some sort to show you some other pictures I took while in ...

Himeji Castle in the Cherry Blossoms

A travel blog entry by acampen on Apr 01, 2015

13 photos

... areas of the castle. We learned that each major family that had occupied the castle had a unique design imprinted upon the end tiles of the roof. The level of detail is stunning. Upon entering, we were in a shoe-removal area, and put our shoes into bags to carry around with us.

The interior of the castle was quite dark, although the numerous windows were unshuttered. The wooden floors creaked and echoed ...

Blackened by Soy

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana on Feb 20, 2015

14 photos

小豆島 - small beans island!

The elder Ito was off on other adventures, so Ito the younger, Mouse, and Fox went on without her. Younger Ito took care of returning the car and guiding the travelers to the bus and then ferry to Shodoshima.

They stayed in a ...

We Made It!

A travel blog entry by snichelson on Dec 20, 2010

4 photos

... 20 minutes away by train (and probably 180yen) and then another 15 minutes on the bus (200 yen). At the base of the mountain you take a cable car up to actual park (570yen 1 way, 1000yen both ways). Mt. Rokko is 931m high and oversees nearly the entire metropolitan area. There are several observation decks, a botanical garden, and shops along the way. We stopped at an observation deck once we got off the cable car and got some great pictures. We ...