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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    Travel Blogs from Kobe

    Kobe Sake Museum and Nunobiki Falls

    A travel blog entry by donnellyramble on Apr 06, 2015

    52 photos

    ... to abate Nat's sweet tooth), to noxiously sweet, flavoured with peaches, lemons or plums.

    Once you've had plum sake there's no going back, so we bought a bottle, along with some curious cans of fruity flavoured sake. These turned out to be the sake equivalent of jelly shots in a can, and were very odd, but at ~1 each you can't complain..

    Nunobiki Falls and Kitano

    Feeling the effects of the ...

    Day 24 - The final day, and the looooong trip home

    A travel blog entry by apat on Feb 07, 2014

    13 photos

    ... br>
    The Jetstar check-in line was huge. Easily the longest line in the airport. Once again the business class tickets pay off, and we just strolled straight past the hundreds of people waiting in line, and had our baggage checked in under 5 minutes.

    Even in Japan, Starbucks is like a plague. Fortunately in Japan they make really good coffee, and double fortunately they have one inside the international departure lounge of Kansai airport which helped ...


    A travel blog entry by tajarj on Oct 17, 2013

    1 comment

    ... and get into the safe harbor of Kobe before
    the storm overtook us. We did, and were safely tied up a half day
    earlier than planned. Then the storm shifted , and basically left
    “Capt. Fred” with the choice of sailing into the Cat 3 or waiting
    another day and then cruising down the Inside Sea of Japan. This Sea
    is actually one very large National Park. The next two days were
    absolutely beautiful. Somehow plan B has turned out to be a ...


    A travel blog entry by spiderwebbs on Sep 21, 2013

    10 photos

    ... of things including make flushing noises when you sit down (presumably to hide any other natural sounds!), they are also heated, just the thing on a 32 degree day! You can turn the heat off but for some reason they don’t.

    When you wander around the cities you can hear lots of little birds chirping, in fact they are the traffic lights signalling 'walk’ and ‘don’t walk’. Took a while to work that out. There are also strange ...


    A travel blog entry by linda_stuart on Mar 15, 2013

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... with a basin where you leave your cloths. The wet room has a shower on the floor where you wash and then a small but very deep tub it soak in ounce you are clean. The water in the tub thus stays clean and is used by the whole family. It has a heater so can be used for a few days. Up the extremely steep stairs are 2 bed rooms with futons and tatami mats and sliding screen doors. We left our futons out but a Japanese family would put them away during the ...