Gekkoen Kouroukan

Address: 318 Arimacho Kita-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Kinki, 651-1401, Japan | 2 star ryokan
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This 2 star ryokan is located in the Arima Onsen area of Kobe.
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          Osaka- the old and the new

          A travel blog entry by liznjohntravels on Apr 29, 2015

          16 photos

          ... the country in the late 16th century. It is built in an elevated position on a stone platform, surrounded by 2 moats, giving extensive views over the area. The museum inside the castle tells the history of the area, including description of a painting to rival the 'Bayeaux Tapestry'..... though definitely in more graphic detail ! There are also some incredible warrior armour suits, with horns and masks with moustaches :/ On advice from a ...


          A travel blog entry by otrembarific on Apr 20, 2014

          8 photos

          ... down and rebuilt numerous times in the same spot to the same design. We were able to visit a museum inside the castle and hike up to the top to the observation deck. Joel said it was like the Japanese Space needle. But by then it had started to rain, ruining my plans of sitting in the park knitting, so we headed back to the hotel for a little r&r. Joel hung out in the room while I checked out our hotels communal hot springs bath. It was nice, but too ...

          Japan: Day 4

          A travel blog entry by elle-jordyn on Feb 01, 2014

          ... who had take the 9 hours over night bus the night before. We all got a $5 bus pass for the day and took the bus to Nijo Palace. It was a beautiful palace and garden and then went to get lunch and find our town house. Yup, we rented a traditional ryokan town house for the night. A ryokan is the traditional sleeping quarters for Japanese where your bed is on the floor. It ...

          Betsy & Jamie take on Japan - Koyasan, Mino, Kyoto

          A travel blog entry by jamiekrussell on Nov 15, 2013

          90 photos

          ... t take pictures in there either but it had many statues and other treasures from the temples of the town. Another short walk away and we were at Kongoubuji Temple. This is the main shrine of the 3600 Shingon temples throughout Japan. It has many paintings on the sliding doors that separate what now are empty rooms. It also has the largest rock garden in all of Japan and an area where we sat and enjoyed some warm green tea.
          There is so much to see in the area we never ...

          Sayonara Japan

          A travel blog entry by roberton on May 15, 2013

          1 comment, 4 photos

          ... There's no tipping. After the US, this has been a joy. It's so nice when people do their job, do it well, with pride, for a pre-agreed fee. - The cabbies are great. For some reason taxis are an old man's game here - the youngest driver we had must have been in his late 50's, many were much older. Very sedate. Charming. - Trains were discussed previously. The drivers look like everyone's image of airline pilots - smart uniforms, peaked caps and briefcases. - There's ...