Okada Ryokan Warakutei

505 Hirayu Okuhidaonsengo, Takayama, Gifu, Chubu, 506-1433, Japan | Ryokan
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Travel Blogs from Takayama

Day 16 - Falling ice, and the best burger on Earth

A travel blog entry by apat

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... was a let down as we expected. Veronica and I thought the flavours of tonight's meal was generally better than last night.

Last night our old lady hostess was very attentive, coming back many times to make sure we were content and had everything we needed. She also came back halfway through the meal to bring desert, which was 5 plates of delicious strawberries. Tonight this woman was simply missing. The ryokan had more people in it for the ...

Day 15 - Onsen and Hida beef in Takayama

A travel blog entry by apat

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... prawns all came to me, which was wonderful. As with any traditional Japanese meal, there are a few curiosities. For example it was Charlotte who was the first one of us to question why, among our salad, there proudly sat a yellow wet-the-bed flower? Why was there a deliberately battered and fried leaf among the tempura? And why the hell does locally brewed Hida sake taste so much like cough syrup?

I had other questions ...

Takayama

A travel blog entry by markallen

Befitting the level of service in the Tokyo ticket office, the train journey itself was smooth, timely and offered excellent picturesque views. We travelled through a valley containing Japan's 3rd fastest river, often known as the Japanese Rhine for the similarity of its blue-green hue. I made a terrible decision with lunch; a bento box comprising some sort of rice balls wrapped in dripping sweet pastry and ...

Takayama Arrival

A travel blog entry by canadiansmiley

I took the early morning fast train to Nagoya then the local train to Takayama. By noon I arrived at the K's House Hostel. A lot smaller than the one in Kyoto but still good. I decided to head out to the Folk Village for a visit of the old traditional houses. These are homes which date back for 2 or more centuries back but still used to keep the tradition. Hida beef is one of the famouse beef in the region and it worth ...

Takayama

A travel blog entry by 4tumbleweeds

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... town, which has been remarkably well preserved architecturally for hundreds of years. We only spent two nights there, and almost all our time was spent just wandering, jaws swinging agape. After the overwhelming urban experience that is Tokyo, Takayama was like stepping into a time machine. We arrived late in the day and found our hostel a short walk from the train station. The hostel is actually a converted ryokan, or ...

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This ryokan is located in the Okuhida Onsen area of Takayama.
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