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- Non-smoking rooms
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Refrigerator in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Taketoritei Maruyama Kobe
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... She mentioned that Kobe is a young city and is only about 150 years old. She also mentioned that the city planning was done by an English man. I found that interesting because walking around the day before I was thinking that Kobe reminded me a bit of Philadelphia.
Once we got to Nara, it was raining. I was so not prepared for that. I had a sweater on. No jacket, no hat, no umbrella. My world mythologies professor was on this trip and saw that I ...
... the picture before. There has been a lot of laughter, but you could see the disappointment in her eyes. The temple complexes are a "must" visit in Kyoto. Alone they way to the complex is an attraction. Money withdrawal and exchange: that's very tuff, the most ATM machines are not accepting foreign credit cards. You have to search, best is Airports, Train stations or the great mega store " Takashimaya ". Go and search the information desk, ...
... there is no tip. After breakfast we made our way down to the platform for our train. We didn't get on the super fast bullet train because it cost quite a bit extra, but the one we were on really started to move once we were out of the main city. After about 45 minutes some locals on the train pointed out that we could see Mt. Fuji. They must have known somehow that we weren't from Japan! After about 3 hours we pulled into Kyoto. It's famous for being the old ...
... students asked to take photos with us and naturally we wanted photos on our cameras too. We left our new friends feeling very much in love with Japanese culture and saddened to have to say goodbye to their country. We got back on the ship and began sailing to China. Hearing everyones stories from Japan is going to be great but it is going to have to wait until tomorrow, I am beyond exhausted from traveling all week.
... Even the metro is pretty spacious. They all run perfectly to time and they don't like sitting the wrong way on trains so they flip the seats to face the right way. It took 3 hours to get to Kyoto so it was a lovely chance to see a bit of the countryside. We are staying in a modern ryokan in Kyoto, sadly we could afford the full paper walls etc but it's still a little Japanese futon bed and it has a Japanese toliet. This is the first piece of ...