West Lake Hotel Kaitorou

Address: 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

Food tour and a mountain climb

A travel blog entry by teenza on Feb 12, 2015

1 comment, 12 photos

... bring the fresh fish in, they would serve sushi fish less. We had a try of sushi Inari which I actually love. It is a pocket of tofu skin with the spiced sushi rice inside. The other type common had mackerel which had been cured and the third traditional type was just a bowl of sushi rice with various toppings on it. The Inari we tried were sweet and tasty Stop seven challenged me somewhat, not being a robust seafood eater, I was concerned here. Actually it wasn't ...

Day 12 - Casual in Kyoto

A travel blog entry by gjsk on Sep 19, 2014

14 photos

... you work out that the chair is not going to turn around and that you are expected to go face first in basin. Many lotions, much rinsing, fluf drying of your No.1 hair then...smack, she will hit you on the back of the head. A fly? Bad posture? Smack again, then a rain of smacks as you work out you are getting a head and shoulders massage as well. All that and a razor shave for $16. A lot more if you forget your glasses in the glued on ...

Sendai, Nagoya, Osaka, Kyoto & Ferry Adventure

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl on Mar 01, 2014

1 comment, 25 photos

... of their beer. I enjoyed the beer pretzel mix and an orange drink the company also makes (see next blog on trip food).

By early afternoon we'd arrived at the ferry terminal. The terminal area didn't seem that much bigger than Hachinohe, but the ferry did. In fact! The ferry (ferry Ishikari) sort resembled a small cruise ship complete with a dining room, bar, ...


A travel blog entry by ianandkathryn on Jan 11, 2014

1 comment, 1 photo

... pass (Y500/adult) to go see some of the temples and shrines. There are literally dozens, so we tried to pick the most spectacular. Kyoto was chosen as the capital for the emperor in the late 8th century, and was also if not the home then certainly a regular place of stay for the Shoguns (prime minister/ generallismo - the guy who really ran Japan). Some of the buildings extend back to that period and are typically a combination ...

A Kyoto Sampler

A travel blog entry by balkans2009 on Nov 26, 2013

242 photos

... yen. Instead, we walked along a busy road for about 20 minutes before reaching Ryoanji. Ryoanji Temple is the site of Japan's most famous rock garden and was converted into a Zen temple in 1450. The temple and gardens were quite lovely, especially a "hidden" spot we found near the pond.The very famous rock garden, which we found a bit underwhelming, consists of a rectangular plot of pebbles surrounded by low earthen walls, with 15 rocks laid out in small groups ...

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