Minami Hikone Station Hotel

289 Koizumi-cho, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Kinki, 522-0043, Japan | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Hikone

West to South Kyoto

A travel blog entry by anj-ikimashou


... 400,000 yen for small gates and 1 million for a large gate. Visitors with much smaller budgets can donate miniature gates and there are thousands of those.

Visitors can also buy an Ema (wishing tablet) and hang them on the frame provided near the shrine for their wishes to to be received by the gods.

We headed back to the hotel to have a late lunch and a rest. On check in, the hotel reception ...

Me old bamboo, me old bamboo!

A travel blog entry by nathanjamie

... It smelt literally like poo and an ashtray. No idea how Jamie managed to even have one mouthful!!! We waddled back to our hostel going a different way and ended up just about making it back. We grabbed our bags from the hostel and met a lovely Mexican girl while we were checking out and then jumped on a bus to our new hostel. We now know what being a sardine in a tin is like.... Lucky this time we had a twin room with was a bunk bed. It took a while to find our hostel as for the ...

Bamboo and zen

A travel blog entry by stephenandchloe


... but we think she was scared of us (it was very dark) and she hurried off. Eventually we went into a small restaurant and asked for help and soon enough we were on our way home. As we walked back to the hostel from Kyoto station i impulse bought a pair of matching seat pants/long sleeve t-shirt. We also bought some cake, sushi and cup noodles at the supermarket. Then when we got back to the hostel we stuffed our faces and got ready ...

New Friend, new discoveries

A travel blog entry by mauza


... for it's tasty meals made with their "dashi".. a broth used in japanese food..our selection of tempura prawn with noodle and Udon noodle with tofu confirmed their status in Kyoto good food guide. Seated on the floor in the upstairs japanese style room over looking the canal gave all a welcoming break to the day so far.
Next visit was to the Heian Shrine... must point out here the difference with shrines & Temples.. ...

Letters Home-Japan-Day 1

A travel blog entry by crashvic37


... had to reach across my two other seat companions to achieve their goal.

The airport at Nagoya was quiet on Saturday night. I’d figured that our 747 with over 300 people aboard would cause chaos and long lines through customs. That was not the case. There were an abundance of uniformed, smiling personnel, ready to assist. I had to fill out additional paperwork as a first time ...


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