Suimeikan Karukaya Sanso

555 Kansaka, Okuhidaonsengo, Takayama, Gifu, Chubu, 506-1421 , Japan | Ryokan
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Travel Blogs from Takayama

Kanazawa Gardens & Beautiful wood souvenirs

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... lathe, which he demonstrated to us. He is truly a master craftsman, as he creates his designs on the lathe all free-handed, with no patterns to utilize, all with incredible precision.
After the finishing process, he moves the pieces to the lacquer application, which requires 8 to 20 coats, depending on the purpose of the particular piece, and can require up to 18 months to finish. The quality of the wood used, the presentation of the grain, and the ...

Takayama: exploring

A travel blog entry by vanessaetyann

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... are local hida beef. Just with salt and pepper, you don't need anything else trust me.

Also going along, you find plenty of sake shops displaying local sake. Well it is raining outside so why not go for few sake "degustation". The local sake is quite pleasant. it taste a litlle fruitier than other sake and in my opinion is better cold (we tried both warm and cold).

It s a nice day to do some shopping for souvenirs and Takayama has ...

Site seeing in Takayama.

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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... cemetary up the top of the mountain. Oops, I mean "hill". I keep getting in trouble as I am making it "sound more dramatic than it really was lol". There was still snow on the ground and some of it had turned to ice so our journey up the stairs was rather slow - however it was worth it as the view was absolutely breathtaking. It is so peaceful up there - the air is crisp and clean, and there is nothing but the gentle sounds of birds and wildlife. As it ...

Hida beef get in our bellies!

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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We got up early and got a taxi to the train station as we didn't really want to manouver our luggage along the street with possible snow and peak hour pedestrian traffic. We then got our Starbucks fix before we lined up for our train. Steve spotted some tin corned soup that came hot out of a vending machine so of course he had to give it a go. It was actually quite tasty! Our train arrived and we made ourselves comfortable for the journey ...

Golden pavilion, Nijo Castle and burnt miso!

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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Today was site seeing day! Time to make like a tourist and jump on a multitude of buses and walk around like sardines armed with cameras! We purchased a daily bus pass for 500 yen....anyone who is traveling to Kyoto who plans to catch more than 2 buses on one day must get this! We headed to Kyoto station in search of something that we haven't had a lot of this trip....food lol. We stopped in at Honey Bee for some quiche and croque monsier and then went to Cafe Du Monde for coffee ...

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