Village Umeya

Address: 2609-18 Tsuchiide, Katashina-mura, Tone-gun, Gunma Prefecture, Kanto, 378-0412, Japan | Lodge
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This lodge is located on 2609-18 Tsuchiide, Katashina-mura.
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Travel Blogs from Katashina-mura

Into the hills

A travel blog entry by gypsyfeet on Jul 13, 2015

1 comment, 45 photos

Our journey added yet another dimension upwards into the mountains north of a Tokyo. The quaint temples of Kyoto have been swapped for stunning panoramic views of lakes, waterfalls and distant views of multi layered far away mountain ranges.

This part of the trip for me has been bliss, as the temperature and humidity has dropped making it that much fresher up high. It's a much needed breath of air to what has been a series of ...

Nikko, Japan

A travel blog entry by kevin_and_jonah on Jun 16, 2015

5 comments, 8 photos

... in Nikko it is most famous for the Toshugu Shrine. The shrine dates back to the 1600s and the architecture is incredible. To see all of the buildings required not only a lot of walking, but climbing A LOT of steps. It was a challenge for out-of-shape me, but happily I was able to keep up with kids.

After touring the temples for ...

See no Evil, Hear no Evil, Speak no Evil

A travel blog entry by bwendorff on May 24, 2015

22 photos

... It was from above the building so it gave a great view of Nikko and it's surrounding mountains too.
My next stop was the main attraction, Toshogu Shrine. At this huge complex I ran into Rob again at the top where you climbed a mountain of stairs to the Inner Shrine which is guarded by the 'sleeping cat'. ( I had to get Brett and Sean cat charms from the shrine) The main temple area was obviously recently renovated, the colors were vibrant ...

Nikko festivities

A travel blog entry by mattstanbridge on May 18, 2015

1 comment, 92 photos

... Japan where theft is very rare and doors are seldom locked, bicycles are left outside shops, cars left running with keys in, all manner of personal items left lying around in public places with no fear of some thieving git taking them, this is another thing that makes Japan a generally pleasant place to be, so bag retrieved and time ticking on my rail pass I headed for Sendai on the east coast for the start of what was to be a very interesting few ...

Day 44: Nikko, Utsunomiya

A travel blog entry by millieandjames on May 17, 2015

6 photos

... going on (we later asked a gentleman who said that it was to celebrate 400 years since the shrine was founded - by his family in fact, i.e. Tokugawa i.e. the old shogun i.e. major Japanese aristocracy!) - walked to the Ganman-ga-fuchi abyss: a lovely shaded walk alongside the river with waterfalls en route and around 50 Narabi-jizo ...