Yama no Yado Shimofujiya

11 Yumotoshiobara, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Kanto, 329-2922, Japan | Ryokan
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Travel Blogs from Nasushiobara

Shrines, Dumplings and Underwear

A travel blog entry by winterspring

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... must be famous for dumplings because every one of these tiny restaurants sold them, so Matt and I wander in and are greeted by the owner and shown to our seats. So no one speaks English (once again, we don't expect them to), and we start pointing at the pictures of the dumplings on the menu. The guy starting saying meata, meata, and I figured out he was asking if we wanted meat dumplings, and I nodded profusely as I have been doing this whole ...

Historic Nikko

A travel blog entry by pandasphere

14

Today we ventured outside of Tokyo to Nikko, a 2 hour train ride north of the city. This World Heritage Site was the seat of the first Shogun in Edo era Japan and an ancient center of the Buddhist and Shinto religions. Ieyasu Tokugawa was the first to unite the feudal lords in the the early 1600s and became the first Shogun or military ruler. Tokugawa and many of his sons are buried at the Toshogu Shrine, one of the most ...

Nikko - an uphill struggle

A travel blog entry by andynbaza

27

... lovingly restored to it's original splendour. Unfortunately, the restoration is a constant task and the main gate was covered over with scaffolding and tarp while it was restored. We will have to settle for seeing several cheeky monkeys at home rather than the Three Wise Monkeys that decorate the gate.
According to a little map we'd been given at the entrance, a path lead around the back of the temple to the area where Ieyasu ...

Temples and shrines

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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It can't be summer yet as my guide book said the drawback of going to Nikko in the summer were the crowds visiting the world heritage area around Tosho-gu - the main shrine in the area (there are quite a few others Rinno-ji, Taiyuin-byo, Futarasan-jinja, Takino-jinji etc) as there wasn't a crowd there at all. During the day there were other people around but at night there ...

Nikko

A travel blog entry by otrembarific

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... carving was so ornate and we had a great time exploring. From the time we got off the train we kept going uphill, staircase after staircase. There was one leading up to a tomb in the woods which has become a shrine. Though my legs started to get wobbly it was all so beautiful and worth it. From there we decided to start heading back down hill, since it it would be a two hour train ride back to Tokyo. On the way we found an antique store and I just wanted to bring it ...

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This ryokan, located on 11 Yumotoshiobara, Nasushiobara, is near Cape Jaffa Wines.
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