Travel Blogs from Iwakuni
... River in a series of five wooden arches.
The bridge is located on the foot of Mt. Yokoyama, at the top of which lies Iwakuni Castle.Kikkou Park, which includes the bridge and ...
... just seemed to be groups of businessmen everywhere somewhat well oiled bearing in mind it was by now about 8/9pm. It felt like some sort of weird red light district. We couldn't really find anywhere we wanted to go but we did find a 13 storey karaoke place (Big Echo - they seem to be in all the main places) and a bar with a big turtle in a box only a little bigger than him, just outside of a restaurant in the middle of the pavement. I could not fathom why on earth ...
... line. Later in the lounge the wifi works.... In the lounge you can also sample different kinds of sake. The Kaiseki dinner served in our room is an amazing and delicious experience, 11 different courses, each of them beautifully presented by the 70 year old chef. Too bad the menu is in Japanese, can't describe them all, but each course is exquisite. After dinner they make our futons and we tuck in for the ...
... it a lot - for me it was more like eating omelet with noodles and seafood.
We have then visited gorgeous Shukkeien garden, which has been designed in a miniaturized landscape manner, modelled on Xihu in Hangzhou China. The garden was destroyed by the atomic bomb and restored by the Hiroshima Perfectural Board of Education. We saw many people having their lunch break, enjoying the scenery, following sakura and even taking wedding ...
... the server arrived with food she announced her presence outside the door before entering the room. She would slide the door open while calling another kind of greeting in Japanese and place the tray of food on the floor. Then she would enter on her knees and describe in detail each dish and its ingredients. (Our server spoke English well)
Moving around the table to serve each one of us, this young lady would gracefully rise ...
Other places to stay in Iwakuni
2-5-21 Marifumachi, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $68
1-1-7 Iwakuni, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $167
3-1-12 Marifumachi, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $56
2-9-30 Marifumachi, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $43
4-8-2 Marifumachi, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $72
2-3-8 Marifu-Cho, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $39