Wafu Ryokan Gizan Annex Tenshotei

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

Doing what the people do in Matsumoto

A travel blog entry by haddons on Apr 11, 2015

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... for the local soba noodles with mountain spring vegetables (we'd already seen fresh fern curls in the vegetable shop) - on the way we came across a Japanese doll shop - these dolls are used for a variety of purposes and ceremonies. The owner spoke good English and spent time explaining it all to us, it was really interesting. We were frustrated by not finding the two recommended restaurants as everything is in Japanese but we came across a big crowd and delicious food smells in ...

Train ride to Matsumoto to room with no beds

A travel blog entry by haddons on Apr 10, 2015

9 photos

... only to find that we'd lost Nia's camera. We took the room apart but it was nowhere to be seen. We concluded it had been packed into a bag. We left the hotel in a taxi rather later than planned for our 10am train and only just remembered once the taxi set off that we'd left valuables in the hotel safe! We got to the station with 5 mins to spare and found our seats right at the front of the train - 8 carriages ...

Into the Mountains of Takayama

A travel blog entry by brenton-alan on Apr 03, 2015

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... br> 5th
Had to happen sooner or later. The rain has been falling since early this morning, and doesnt look like it will stop any time soon. After the free hotel breakfast we grab our umbrellas and head out. Still managed to see a lot, and the town is very crowded with tourists. We spend quite a bit of time inside the historic little shops sampling all types of food and pickles, miso soup, rice crackers etc. In fact we skip lunch as we eat so many samples.

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Magnificent, majestic, snowy mountains

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Mar 29, 2015

2 comments, 28 photos

... looked after.
Also on display, was a 'shishigashir" (lion's mask). Apparently the Japanese of the time had never seen a real lion, although they considered it the king of the beasts. The lion mask was considered to have magical powers and they adopted a lion dance to exorcise evil and to pray for a good harvest. I also took a picture of the lion costumes worn by men during the festivals.
I took a picture of one of the ...

Calmer in Takayama

A travel blog entry by david142 on Mar 29, 2015

2 comments, 10 photos

... with private hot spring baths - called Onsens in Japanese. The elderly couple that greet us speak no English but are so welcoming we immediately feel at ease. There are many rituals we begin to learn when staying in a Ryokan; firstly to remove ones shoes in the entrance hall, the old girl then begins to clean the wheels of your luggage before her husband begins carrying into the main part of the house. Similarly, never wearing footwear in doors ...