TripAdvisor Reviews Komewa Awara
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... Riga Royal Hotel to have the bell lady sweep our luggage up and after checking in she escorted us to our room. When we offered her a tipped to vehemently refused. Tipping is not the norm is Japan, in fact many in the service industry are trained to refuse tips. Our room was on the 21st floor and caught us by surprise when we entered as it had a huge window with views of the Hiroshima Castle, vibrant yellow, green and red trees ...
... moss and several of the trees still boasted lush green leaves. In fact there were even a couple of bushes blooming with flowers. The gardens were very tranquil with jade ponds and burbling brooks cascading throughout. We snapped some pics by the Funsui Fountain, the oldest fountain in Japan, which operates by natural pressure. We trekked towards the Shiguretei Tea House in hopes of samplings several types of Japanese tea as well as warming our cold little ...
... provides Onsen powder, which colors the water to make it feel like hot spring.
We visited the beach at dusk, a little cold, deserted, black sand, pressure-free. On our way back, I also visited its train station. Rural tiny stop! No one is in the station, only a ticket vending machine. There's a drinking place 居酒屋いさ ;かや but the atmosphere was just quiet ...
... a break there.
Those tourist attractions are in Fukui City and another tourist attraction Eiheiji Temple was close to them, but it was in Eiheiji Town. The temple is famous for their hard zen practice and I expected to see some monks practicing hard, but all I saw in the temple were cleaning monks. Of course, cleaning must be an integral part of their practice, but it was not so interesting to me. Anyway, the temple was huge and ...
... in a souvenir shop and finally left the village for the forest road.
Kandas' House Website (only in Japanese)
Hakusan is a 2,707 meter-high mountain located in Ishikawa Prefecture and is said to be one of the three most beautiful mountains of Japan along with Mt. Fuji and Mt. Tateyama. The area surrounding the ...