Honjin Hiranoya Annex
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free parking
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... and temples. The narrow streets are lined by traditional wooden buildings, shops and sake breweries. A few former merchant homes are open to the public. K went shopping for a few hours so she could view all the buildings
We caught a local bus to the Hida Folk Village, a traditional wooden village on the mountains. The village was man made in 1971 when over 30 outstanding houses from the surrounding ...
... concluded that our favourite sushi is definitely tuna. Although we did try some wasabi rolls that were delish and definitely cleared out your sinuses. After our sushi feast we decided to walk to the historic centre and visit the Kanazawa Castle and Kenrokuen Garden. Along the way we came across the Omi-Cho Market filled to the brim with Kanazawa's seasonal snow crab. Vowing to try some of this winter delicacy we wandered through the market towards the Kanazawa Castle ...
... were given a complimentary Japanese beer for the road. After several more thank-yous and bows because that is how the awesome Japanese roll we made our way back to the hotel. We could help smiling at how welcome and how wonderfully the Japanese have treated us. We find everyone very kind, friendly and willing to stop and help us! Love it here! Back at our Takayama home base we indulged in a foot massage (how can you say no when there is a spa in your hotel?) and then headed for ...
... was feeling crook. So instead we went over to Rapongi Hills and up the Mori tower to the roof at sunset. What a view!! Wish we'd been there a little bit earlier, and had a tripod to take a few more snaps, but happy with the ones I got :) Then to finish the night off, we headed down to Shinjuku to the Robot Restaurant! Truly crazy crazy experience. Hard to explain, so combination of burlesque, Mardi Gras and more LED lighting and animatronics than you could poke a stick at. Great ...
... not much to see so wandered back to that same cafe as yesterday's breaky for a coffee and a defrost. Them popped next door for a tofu burger for lunch. This was our last morning in Takayama, and now heading back to Tokyo on the train via Nagoya. Have really enjoyed it here. Probably the most tourist friendly with all the signage and English menus etc, but somehow also the least touristy, with almost no shity tourist shops or ...