Daimaru

Address: 571 Akakura, Myoko, Niigata Prefecture, Chubu, 949-2111, Japan | Ryokan
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Location

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

    Breaking Sterotypes

    A travel blog entry by ecsflemings on Sep 24, 2014

    8 photos

    ... hard). The highlight was a cable car ride up a mountain to a place where the view was fantastic and there was a hot, hotspring that we could soak our feet in until they turned bright red!

    They left us at the home of missionaries who took care of us till we got back on the bullet train and headed for Nagano to visit more missionaries, where we have seen some of their work and lives and enjoyed another visit to another onsen (hot springs bath).
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    (Unsuccessfully) Outpoliting the Japanese

    A travel blog entry by adrianatugg on Sep 15, 2014

    1 comment, 13 photos

    ... kept at a balmy 50 degress. THe Japense are very strict on their baths. You must wash yourself before getting in the bath and you must be naked as they think that bathing suits are dirty. Getting in involves scalding your body in the hot water but it is totally worth it. We had a few traditional meals complete with 12 little dishes in our own private room. In was some of the best food we had the whole trip! Once again the ...

    Night in Nagano

    A travel blog entry by paablo on Sep 03, 2014

    4 photos

    ... tried his luck at Omikuji (Japanese fortune card), finding himself unable to understand the fortune that was delivered in Japanese. Good fortunes are to be kept, while poor fortunes are to be tied to a special tree or string to be absorbed by the shrine. Not knowing what his fortune was, Alistair did not want to take any chances and tied his fortune to a tree.

    We returned to the hostel after our walk around the shrine and asked ...

    Beautiful school

    A travel blog entry by lilseppey on Jul 10, 2014

    Today we went to Matusiro ES. It shares some of its space with the Samurai house that I went to on July 1. This school was very organized and excited for our visit.

    The school was rebuilt 2 years ago. The city spent lots of money on it we were told. You could tell by the beautiful wood building material. It also had existed as a school for I think they said 150 years. What a history.

    First we presented about ...

    A better day

    A travel blog entry by lilseppey on Jul 09, 2014

    ... sang for us. It was beautiful. The music teacher was so animated! Loved it! We received a gift of calligraphy from the class we worked with earlier, all sorts of words and phrases!

    After work Allyce and go each bought a piece of chocolate cake with chocolate mouse and bananas. It was Delicious. We also went with Minori (daughter of her host) and got waffles with ice cream and toppings. Mine was with strawberry ice cream and mix ...