Kaniyu

871 Kawamata, Nikko, Tochigi, Kanto, 321-2717, Japan | Ryokan
Prices starting from $210.00
 

Travel Blogs from Nikko

Shrines, Dumplings and Underwear

A travel blog entry by winterspring

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... grinning foolishly, I must add). While everyone around us was happily slurping noodles and we were waiting for our dumplings, I started listening to the music that was playing-It's the soundtrack to Frozen in Japanese. I had my moment-I realized I was in Utsunomiya, Japan in a train station, waiting for meata dumplings while on a journey to a Shinto-Buddhist holy place while listening to Disney music.I could not have been happier.

Our ...

Old Kiryu

A travel blog entry by juliannawells

2

This morning Cole and I got up at 5:00 am and walked about a mile to
Tenmongu Shrine this morning. As we walked along the road, the buildings
became older and older as we approached the base of the mountain. The
architecture is very rustic and intricate. The 30 foot walls of the shrine
were covered in relief, and even a 6 inch bird had every single feather
depicted. Detail is very important here. This is also true to everyday
life. When the maids ...

Exploring

A travel blog entry by juliannawells

3

I did not get to make an entry yesterday because I was out seeing the sights. I ended up waking up around 5 in the morning the other day, and so I went outside to see the city. All the people were very friendly. We even saw a class of children along the street doing perspective drawings on boards. They were very excited to see Americans and loved Cole's beard. Everything in the city is laid out and presented in a nice way. Some of the ...

Cold & hot

A travel blog entry by petturik

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... to ask the friendly lady when the first bus to Numata would come. She also didn't speak a word english but from her gestures i understood that the bus i just stepped out of was the one going to Numata. :-P So i had to wait for 40 minutes to catch the next one.

I took of my shoes and socks to let them dry a bit, because they were soaked because of all the snow and mud. Not to mention that they smelled bad. Really bad. After a while a group of older japanese ...

Snow in May

A travel blog entry by petturik

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... to be found. I asked a few ladies if they could help me find the right bus and before i knew it i was surrounded by about six people (including the station master) who were al figuring out for me how i could get to my destination. The right bus was easily found and one lady who lives in Numata even asked the driver to give me a sign when it was time to transfer to the next bus because she had to leave earlier. She asked me about my ...

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This ryokan is located in the Kinugawa Onsen area of Nikko.
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