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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    Opulence on a grand scale

    A travel blog entry by chrismcg on May 12, 2015

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    ... 1847) part of the former Imperial Palace of Katsura, was transferred to its current place from the Kyoto Imperial Garden. It was closed but I think it used to be used by the Imperial Family in the early Meji Era.

    Following on the path from the Honmaru Palace is the Seiryu-en Garden which is a recent addition, constructed in 1965. There are two teahouses, surrounded by beautifully designed gardens and ponds. One of the teahouses is open ...

    Kyoto impressions - Dalia

    A travel blog entry by tis on Mar 25, 2015

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    ... long day, but i enjoyed it. I wished there was more time for us to walk around in the temples but I understand that our time is limited. I think that the food of our trip could of been better, since we are in Japan we should really try out the sushi and sashimi. We should of also have a chance to experience the onsens in Japan. Other then that I hope we have a great tomorrow at Shinsaibashi. - Dalia De ...

    Kitchen knife workshop

    A travel blog entry by garyclifton on Oct 02, 2014

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    ... for getting what you want, since small pox infected blankets were doled out to Native American Indians by the US cavalry) and the old craftsman duly fetched about half a dozen samples to pick from. Once selected, he asked if she wanted it inscribed. Since she did, he sat at a small stool and hammered in his name. "Made by Shimonsen" he ...


    A travel blog entry by judeandpete on Jun 17, 2014

    ... bit of shopping, based on her memories of good shops from our last trip. Unfortunately a memorable food shop was being redeveloped, so no biscuits. We walked a little further and visited a shrine. It was very peaceful and beautiful. There were a number of young Japanese wearing traditional clothing, both boys and girls. A group of young women asked me to take their photo, so I obliged and asked to take their photo on my camera. ...


    A travel blog entry by clagolzo on Mar 17, 2014

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    When we arrived in Kyoto I realised it wasn't anything like I expected it to be - I thought there would be temples, beautiful gardens and geisha teahouses everywhere I looked, like something from an old Japanese movie. Turns out it does have those things, but it's also just a normal city and you have to get a bit further ...

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