Wafu Ryokan Gizan

Address: 522-1 Hitoegane, Okuhidaonsengo, Takayama, Gifu, Chubu, 506-1432 , Japan | Ryokan
 
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This ryokan is located in the Okuhida Onsen area of Takayama.
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    Travel Blogs from Takayama

    Takayama

    A travel blog entry by stephpalmer on Jul 07, 2015

    1 comment, 14 photos

    ... grass mats and sliding paper doors. The room's a bit of a shock, the only furniture's a low table and a TV. You have to make your futon bed yourself on the floor with the mattresses and sheets provided in the wardrobe. Bathing is fun too and definitely tests the famous British reserve (for the women at least). The showers are communal and there's a big spa bath or Onsen. You can't take any clothes in there, not even your towel and ...

    Utsukushigahara Highland

    A travel blog entry by misocutlet on Jun 29, 2015

    6 photos

    I travelled to Matsumoto with an old friend from university. On the first day of the trip, we visited Matsumoto Castle and walked around the streets of Matsumoto, tasting some local foods including basashi, sanzokuyaki and sansei, local sake. On the next day, we drove along Venus Line, stopping at Utsukushigahara Highland and Mt Kirigamine.
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    Saturday - Kanazawa to Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 23, 2015

    4 photos

    ... to a much lesser degree than in their hey-day) perform a couple of dances and answer questions from the group. Some of the questions were inane, making one wonder if some people read anything at all, but some brought out interesting details that I would never have thought to ask. Apparently the girls decide at age 15 if they wish to join a geisha house. If they are accepted, they train for 5 years at no salary. After 6 months apparently about 50% of the novitiates either do not ...

    A day in Takayama May 21

    A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 21, 2015

    2 comments, 3 photos

    ... graced these floors. This was also the location where people paid their taxes, not with money, but with sheaves of rice which were stockpiled in rooms designed for this purpose. We were both too tired to really appreciate the last planned event of the day which was saki tasting, but we now understand that like everything else, there are many grades and nuances of saki. Some is best served ice cold, some is preferred warm, and of course certain sakis are preferred ...

    Monkey business in the Alps

    A travel blog entry by mattstanbridge on May 13, 2015

    1 comment, 111 photos

    ... and many people visit to witness the monkeys bathing during the winter months of snowfall, I spent a while watching the monkeys and although I visited when the snow had long gone it was spring so there were some mischievous young macaques playing around which made for an interesting visit, watching them you are reminded that there's really not that much difference between them and us, human evolution maybe hasn't come that far after all ? So after Nagano the next ...