Toyoko Inn Shin-Shirakawa Ekimae

Address: 111 Aza Donannishi, Nishigo-mura, Nishishirakawa-gun, Fukushima Prefecture, Tohoku, Japan | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on 111 Aza Donannishi, Nishigo-mura.
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Travel Blogs from Nishigo-mura

Picturesque village of Shakawa-go

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Mar 30, 2015

25 photos

... br> The houses have a very distinctive A-framed shape. They are called "Gassho-zukuri" which means 'praying hands' because of the 60 degree slope of the thatched gable roofs. The sharp shape is a way of dealing with the heavy snowfall in this area, given it is a small valley surrounded by mountains. The size of the houses relates to the multi-generational family living. It was surprising just how large they were inside, comprising several ...

Day 3 - To the Mountains of Nikko!

A travel blog entry by modernsamuraij on Sep 12, 2013

... We only had about 4 hours in Nikko itself before the last train home so this was kind of a rush trip. What I didn't expect from the journey to the waterfall was that it was so high up in the mountains. We must of did at least 50 180 degree turns with the bus going up and then down. Not a trip for those easily affected by motion sickness...jeez. Once up top we had some pretty good ramen and then went off to view an incredibly beautiful ...

Samurai's secrets

A travel blog entry by lucieandiuri on Jul 21, 2013

166 photos

... looking from what i know!

Today confirmed what i knew about Japanese: they are not very fit and ready to walk! After getting the city map from the tourist information and telling the lady we wanted to walk everywhere, she looked horrified. I also noticed that Japanese don't walk up the escalator ever and generally speaking walk very slow.


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Aizu

A travel blog entry by luciecox on Jul 21, 2013

161 photos

Walking all around this town yesterday, about 10km walk in total, with various historical sights mainly about the young samurai's that committed mass suicide here at the time of the civil war (1868). Also quite impressive is the Tsuruga-jo castle, totally destroyed but rebuilt for us to visit.

Japan at 200 mph

A travel blog entry by kehoesonatrain on Mar 25, 2013

1 photo

... Statue of a Man Playing a Grand Piano on a Roof: That is all.

Outdoor Stairwells: This was also something I just noticed about Japans apartment buildings. All the stairwells are exposed to the elements. I am sure there is good reason for this but its very odd to see.

Stop Chimes on the Shinkansen: At every stop we were greeted by a really elaborate chime system that sounded like ...