West Lake Hotel Kaitorou

2-1-6 Adogawachochuo, Takashima, Shiga Prefecture, Kinki, 520-1216, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 2-1-6 Adogawachochuo, Takashima.
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Travel Blogs from Takashima

Historic Kyoto

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins on Jun 14, 2014

39 photos

... traditional.

I spent a couple of nights in Kyoto and dedicated 1 whole day to seeing temples in the Higashiyama area. You can do these by bus, but I decided to walk it all so I could get a better idea of the area at the same time. At one of the first temples I visited there was a stairwell, where you were able to go into the “heart” of the shrine. As you go down the stairs, it got completely dark and you only have the rope on the wall to show ...

Day 9

A travel blog entry by thebyrnes on Jan 05, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... the grounds of the temple we found a festival of food stalls and worshipping shrines. We were amazed at every corner we turned we turned! Found a yummy bakery and headed back to our patients laden with treats for lunch. Fortunately Holly and Steve were feeling better and we headed to the Water temple Kiyomizu - dera. This is a massive structure built high on a hill. Hard to understand how such a structure was built so long ago. This is ...

Kyoto by the heat

A travel blog entry by henribastien on Jun 13, 2013

1 comment, 6 photos

... by deer in an alpine environment.

At dinner time I grabbed Santoshi’s bike to give my feet some rest. While Kyoto is surrounded by mountains, the city itself is entirely flat so it’s really really easy to bike around. I tried heading to the Gion district for dinner but I misread the map and never actually found it. Instead I ended in a sushi restaurant that was quite average. I sometime have a hard time not being frustrated when my experiences ...

Day 5: Sanjusangendo Hall in Kyoto

A travel blog entry by ardychan on Mar 30, 2013

6 photos

We got a rather late start due to Evan fighting a cold. After finding breakfast at Circle K and a quaint bakery, we found a pharmacy to get Evan some medicine. He felt so awful he slept most of the day while the rest if us headed out to Sanjusangendo Hall. Thankfully, there is a bus to the Hall so getting there was simple. The Hall itself was the former residence of a retired Governor from the 1200s. It is the longest wooden structure in Japan. Every year, they have an ...

Shuukyou

A travel blog entry by aspasy on Aug 07, 2012

67 photos

A- Englis B- Franšais

**Religion**

So... I was in Kyoto this weekend! I won't tell you about all the marvelous things that you can see there (see the pics below) or give you a detailed report on all the monuments i saw because, eh, better to come and see it by yourself! + If you want to know dates and precise infos, wikipedia is your friend. So no guided tour to Kyoto but let's speak about religion...

Yeah, in Kyoto, i visited many ...

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