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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Hot tub
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One day we used the hop on-hop off bus, getting off at the base of a gondola ride up into the hills where there is a large Herb Garden - but much more than that, with extensive flower gardens too. Two stages up in the gondola then wander down through gardens and greenhouses and water falls, etc to the middle then gondola back to the city. For the keen hiker there are a number of side tracks in these hills. The views of the city were magnificent.
... crowds of tourists, walked along Dotonbori canal, checked out the iconic Glico Running Man neon sign and had a kaiseki dinner at the famous Kani Doraku crab restaurant. After eating broiled crab, crab sashimi, crab soup, crab sushi, crab gratin and 3 pieces of fruit we felt sick (of crab) and took subway back to the ...
... note by serving us grilled bean sprouts (albeit, with chunks of crispy beef fat) ... the Japanese are famous for their attention to detail, and today's meal was no different, from the moment the steak was first placed on top of the teppan (sans oil, as it's not required for such fatty beef), to when we finished our meals, completely satiated by Kobe beef goodness.
Though Kobe beef is now available in many North American steakhouses, I can't believe that it would ...
... past us they were so full we couldn't get on. By this time we weren't going to make it to Kiyomizudera before they closed. Luckily, they were having special fall nighttime hours so we still decided to head on over. Once we were able to finally catch a bus, in the right direction, the traffic to get there took forever. We finally arrived at our bus stop and decided to get some dessert because we had about an hour until the temple opened with the special lights illuminating the ...
... original - apart from the 2 lifts. This time the USAF weren't completely responsible for the previous demolition work. They contributed, but the calamitous conflagrations of preceding centuries also played their part in a building history that reads like a pair of tart's knickers. The displays were good. Particularly effective were the dramatic renditions of the castle's early history. Scale models of various scenes were set in dark recesses in ...