Rurikei Onsen

Address: 1-14 Hirotani Okawachi Sonobecho , Nantan, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki, 622-0065, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 1-14 Hirotani Okawachi Sonobecho , Nantan, is near Nijo Castle.
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Travel Blogs from Nantan

Time to ourselves in Kyoto

A travel blog entry by howardstein on Apr 21, 2015


... town to see the Miyako Odori, in the Gion district. This is a show of Kyoto Geiko dance and demonstrates their performing arts. The show had 8 scenes or acts portraying the different times and seasons of the year. We actually were able to understand most of it. Geiko are what geishas are called in this the old capital of the country. The purpose of this show, in its 143rd year, was to raise the spirits of ...

Hiking the Kumano Kodo

A travel blog entry by nicval on Jan 14, 2015

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... to Nachi San. Most of the trail is remarkably constructed of stairs or rocks set into the earth. It was tough and we calculated we probably climbed up or down 30,000 stairs; it felt like ten times that. There was a time and distance warp occurring with the last 4 kilometres never ending it seemed. Perhaps this is the pilgrimage experience that people have searched for. Nachi San is really worth the effort with its orange pagoda, the spectacular waterfall ...

Memoirs of a geisha

A travel blog entry by dizzyseren on Aug 12, 2014

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The hostel is very very strange. I leave to go to my appointment at the geisha place an hour early so I've got a chance of finding it. Eventually, after asking every person in gion I find it. As usual is shoes off, I sign my life away. I have no idea what could possibly go wrong dressing up but there you. I have to change into a hospital gown, lock my stuff away then sit a stool for midgets to get my make up done. There is a Japanese ...

With the Shinkansen to Kyoto

A travel blog entry by petturik on May 10, 2014

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... deepfried octopus balls. Even though it sounds a bit weird they tasted pretty damn good. You just dip them in whatever you ordered it with, in my case soy sauce with horse reddish and eat them. Now i am in the back in the hostel finishing todays blog and trying some japanese beers (they actually do have Heineken, Hoegaarden, Leffe and Chimay here but no. ;-)) I think i wil go to bed on time today to get up early tommorow and make up some 'lost' time from ...

Temple frenzy in Kyoto

A travel blog entry by vadetotravel on Nov 13, 2013

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... money in the coin exchange device instead of the correct bucket so got loads of small coins... Corrected the situation and apparently I left coins in the machine and was kindly reminded via light signals and horn when I had already left the bus... The hostel was in a nice little street in Gion apparently in the neighbourhood where the geishas live... But I only saw fake ones... Don't remember where I had dinner I am assuming it was simple and ...