Gizan Tenshotei

Address: 200-100 Hitoegane Okuhidaonsengo, Takayama, Gifu, Chubu, 506-1432 , Japan | Ryokan
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This ryokan is located in the Okuhida Onsen area of Takayama.
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Travel Blogs from Takayama

1/2 takayama 1/2 towards Kyoto

A travel blog entry by joca92 on Oct 27, 2014

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Today I decided to stay in takayama for the rest of the morning and head to Kyoto around lunchtime. I headed to the hida folk museum, which displays traditional Japanese houses from the 1600's onwards, in order to preserve this cultural heritage for future generations. Set in a realistic village setting it was an interesting experience seeing how people lived in japan and how their buildings were designed depending on the natural forces at work in ...

Takayama

A travel blog entry by joca92 on Oct 26, 2014

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... almost deserted temple district higher up in the hills above the town. The temples had some brilliant gardens surrounding them(see pictures), which really made use of the autumnal colours and must be off the tourist radar because they were well worth visiting and yet I only saw 2 or 3 people in the whole 12 temple complex. The small size of takayama (about 20 minute walk from top to bottom) compared to the larger cities I had been to allowed me much more time to relax and just enjoy ...

Leaves and Shops and Long Journeys

A travel blog entry by tbugs1 on Oct 24, 2014

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... through. I made my way through to the bath area and settled myself at the usual spot at the far wall. The other woman followed a few minutes later, then another woman turned up. By this stage, I thought, what the heck. I didn't have my glasses on and couldn't see much anyway. It was quite steamy in the bathroom. They weren't looking at me and I wasn't looking at them.

The two women didn't have a full on shower like I did i.e. soap and ...

Nagano and Matsumoto

A travel blog entry by joca92 on Oct 23, 2014

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... wrong side of the train from the best views so couldn't film it. Matsumoto is famous in japan for its castle and as people who have travelled with me before know, I like castles! This one is your typical Japanese style castle, with 5 tiers, all of which you could access. Luckily the weather was still improving and now most of the grey cloud had been replaced by blue sky meaning I managed to get some better photos. I then visited ...

Matsumoto to Yudanaka.

A travel blog entry by cleotup on Oct 05, 2014

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Plans changed slightly because of imminent arrival of typhoon. Wake up 6.30. Breakfast-buffet. Coffee,juice,eggs,croissants,fruit and strange sausages. Left bags before 8.30 so they could be forwarded on to Tokyo (hopefully will see it next on Monday night). Ok when left Dormy Inn, started with light rain then got steadily heavier. Statues of various frogs. Arrived ...