Address: 571 Akakura, Myoko, Niigata Prefecture, Chubu, 949-2111, Japan | Ryokan
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This ryokan, located in the Akakura Onsen area of Myoko, is near Suginohara.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsDaimaru Myoko

    Reviewed by dnakamura

    Shopping in Sannomiya

    Reviewed Jun 16, 2014
    by (5 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    Aki took us to a great Kobe Steak restaurant called SteakLand where we all enjoyed teppanyaki style Kobe beef (was around $30per person, which I thought was reasonable for that grade of beef.). They had these deep fried garlic chips which the chef "refreshed" by frying the chips in butter and he kept them to the side of the teppanyaki grill so that they were extra crispy. The steaks were melt in your mouth delicious but I highly enjoyed those garlic ch ips eaten together with the steak. I cannot say it was that much better than the 5 star steak we have on the Star of Honolulu.

    Paul felt that because of the seasoning and marbling, he could tell it was a better steak. Bran felt that the ryokan steak was a tad better. Dad was so gracious to treat us to such an awesome lunch.

    After our fab lunch, Aki took us to various stores right under sannomiya station for shopping. I got to purchase my U V umbrellas

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Daimaru Myoko

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Myoko


    A travel blog entry by annsan on May 08, 2015

    38 photos

    ... symbol of Kusatsu. Here, hot water from the spring's origin gushes down wooden channels made from five-centimeter thick pinewood still containing large amounts of resin. Fine quality pinewood or Japanese cypress rich in resin is the optimum choice of material to continuously withstand acidic spring water. This is why many inns still have old, wooden bathtubs made of similar materials. We were just in time to attend the Yumomi performance. To cool off the ...

    From Tokyo to Kusatsu

    A travel blog entry by annsan on May 07, 2015

    24 photos

    ... Shinkansen station. Friendly young man who tries his very best to speak English with us. We are given a Subaru Impreza. He kindly sets the GPS to "English" and enters the phone number of the hotel where we stay tonight. In Japan you enter phone numbers into a GPS system and no street names. Leaving Nagano on the tollway and stopping at the first, and as it turns out also the only rest stop for a quick bite. The sun is out and it is 23C....! Soon the ...

    Snow Monkeys!

    A travel blog entry by acampen on Mar 27, 2015

    2 comments, 10 photos

    ... entrance. This has by far been one of the most intricate travel experiences we have ever attempted, but we both think the payoff was worth it.

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    Off to Nagano to see the snow monkeys

    A travel blog entry by brenton-alan on Mar 27, 2015

    31 photos

    ... temp of 19.
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    Heading home...

    A travel blog entry by hortonsontour on Mar 07, 2015

    4 photos

    For the final day, we got up and had our normal breakfast. Sam laughed that the HP had been unopened the whole season and since Thomas arrived, we'd just finished the bottle!

    We had a couple of hours to kill so decided to go sledging. Kids loved it although it nearly killed Sinead. Isabel and Thomas did some nice runs and there was a nice carved toboggan run. For the final run, Thomas decided to go to the top of the ...