Arashiyama Benkei

Address: 34 Sagatenryuji Susukinobabacho Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 616-8385, Japan | Ryokan
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This ryokan, located in the Arashiyama/Uzumasa/Takao area of Kyoto, is near Monkey Park Iwatayama, Kyoto Tower, Katsura Imperial Villa, and Daikaku-ji Temple.
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    Travel Blogs from Kyoto

    Day 11- Meredith P

    A travel blog entry by tcu on May 21, 2015

    ... market that was fabulous! I ate some of the best noodles I have ever tasted, and got shaved ice. I was tempted by many of the souvenirs—between elaborate chopsticks, kimonos, and beautiful pottery there was an impressive array of items. We went back to the hotel to get ready for the Gion district. The Gion district did not disappoint—we walked along the famous narrow street lined with lanterns. ...

    Day 7 - Shinkansen to Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by costin on Apr 03, 2015

    14 photos

    ... some customers! She informed us that the "Japanese John Lennon" would soon be arriving and performing live in the bar. What proceeded was a brilliant, but bizarre evening where we had a very intimate set from the charismatic John Lennon tribute act, who referred to himself only as John whenever we asked what his real name was! Just before midnight, a couple of regulars popped in for the third and final set of the night and we chatted drunken nonsense with them into the early ...

    A Few Days In Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by luciaferris on Feb 20, 2015

    1 comment, 13 photos

    ... fight, dress and present ourselves like traditional samurai warriors. We then performed a short dance in the noh theatre style which we had been taught as well as watched a few performances by professionals. That evening we ate at a small restaurant overlooking the river where I ate one of my favorite Japanese dishes, Tonkatsu (breaded pork on rice with a special sauce). The next morning we returned to Tokyo where we stayed for one more ...

    Autumn perfection in Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by goodner on Nov 20, 2014

    121 photos

    ... their home. Catherine and I sat down at their dining room table, and the lesson began. Japanese calligraphy (or shodō) is a form of artistic writing of the Japanese language. A number of traditional tools are used to make a composition including an ink stick (the older the better), ink stone, mulberry paper, paper weight, cloth, and brush. All were carefully and meticulously laid out in front of us as the lesson began. Most Japanese calligraphers take the ...

    Trip to Nara

    A travel blog entry by silo on Aug 19, 2014

    17 photos

    ... roof tile and can expect to be well treated

    From there on you can walk to some shrines through the forest. We have been visiting some of them and especially the Kasuga-Taisha shrine [de / en] is very impressiven and worthwhile to visit.

    After such a long ...