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 Saihoji Temple (Moss Temple).
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      Samurai Pizza Kaz

      A travel blog entry by kazuki on Feb 09, 2015

      4 photos

      ... did plays not stupid touristy things like cut bamboo but actual stories and poems. I can't recommend this p[lace enough if you come to Japan especially if you do the full course that we did where they dress you up... yes THEY dress you up in traditional out fits then teach you to perform solo on stage. I have footage of me but its on my HD camera and I CBF converting it. Really do this, its amazing. They ...

      Kyoto - day 1

      A travel blog entry by joca92 on Oct 28, 2014

      15 photos

      ... Nanzen ji contained the famous 'tiger drinking from a lake' fresco(no photos were allowed). The silver pavilion, which is not actually silver(because a war stopped it being painted), had an amazing garden which is seen by some to be an unrivalled masterpiece. You are guided around through a perfectly crafted sand garden(I'm still not sure how they made it so neat) and up through a landscaped forest garden(see ...

      Sayonara Japan

      A travel blog entry by andiontheroad on Apr 29, 2014

      1 comment, 10 photos

      No Japanese breakfast today! We wanted to get ready, check out and visit a bamboo forest just outside of Kyoto. But before we needed to pay the Ryokan which didn't accept credit cards so it was off to the 7eleven again and get cash. On the way back I spotted a small local supermarket. We really stocked up on Japanese foods and snacks. Then, after we brought it back to the Ryokan to leave it with our bags we went to the train station and jumped on the train to Saga ...

      Kaz's Trip

      A travel blog entry by kazuki on Mar 30, 2014

      2 comments, 15 photos

      ... was no entry =(. Finally we made our way to the Fushimi Inari Shrine or Red gates. It was amazing the path we took spanned 4 kilometers and takes approximately 2 hours to walk. At its peek it was 233 meters above sea level... there where a lot of stairs. A LOT! 95% percent of the walk was stairs. So after walking probably thousands upon thousands of stairs we get to ...

      A Rainy Day at the MOMAK

      A travel blog entry by char.j.stoever on Jun 19, 2013

      8 photos

      ... elevator ride later, I stopped to rest in the main hall that overlooked the East side mountains and the immense Tori gate on the street. Good museums have great views. As I sat and enjoyed the view on the long red couch, a super loud man decided to have a loud conversation on his phone. This interrupted my groove, so I did what little people watching I could. It wasn't the busiest day, but the adorable little old man in a golf cap and slightly pink tucked in ...