Honen Mushi

Address: 3055 Togura-onsen, Chikuma, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 389-0807, Japan | Ryokan
 
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Location

This ryokan, located in the Togurakamiyamada Onsen area of Chikuma, is near Villa d'Est Garden Farm and Winery.
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Travel Blogs from Chikuma

So Far West We're East

A travel blog entry by gingerschilling on Jun 04, 2015

4 comments, 7 photos

... the positive side, bringing a suitcase of toys was definitely needed as we'll be in the Navy Lodge for the foreseeable future.

Feeling overwhelmed we took a break at lunch yesterday to slip off-base and set foot on what I consider to be true Japanese soil (or more accurately concrete). We didn't venture far but to a mall just outside the base. We feasted on a sushi lunch then walked through an amazing grocery store that made my mouth water despite my ...

Last of the castles

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on May 15, 2015

29 photos

... castle, which is now surrounded by beautiful garden. The castle walls are still there and, despite the fact that the castle is bristling with measures to repel any enemy, the walls are not very high - well, the walls that are left anyway. Perhaps original walls were much higher and steeper.

There always seems to be something different to look at with the castles. Matsumoto is a very elegant looking building, known as "Crow Castle" ...

Monkey business in the Alps

A travel blog entry by mattstanbridge on May 13, 2015

1 comment, 111 photos

... area as you had to walk about two miles from the bus stop then into the forest to see this incredible sight, the Japanese macaque monkeys bath in the hot onsen water, and although the park area wardens supply food to entice them to the area and the existing pool is man made it isn't an enclosure and the monkeys roam freely, the pool was built after the monkeys were found one day in a local onsen hotel bath during the winter! Macaque monkeys aren't usually found this ...

Kusatsu

A travel blog entry by annsan on May 08, 2015

38 photos

... walk to the temple where the hanamatsuri ended. The Kosenji temple is a Buddhist temple that celebrates the glory of Kusatsu Onsen. There were lots of small stands with activities for the children. Nice temple located on a hilltop overlooking the Yubatake en the town center. When walking back to the bus stop we pass a large stand where they sell knives, shears, pruning shears in all sizes. We buy a shear in the shape of ikebana clippers, the rounded handle ...

From Tokyo to Kusatsu

A travel blog entry by annsan on May 07, 2015

24 photos

... in there. Everything is geared to tiny Japanese people.... According to Japanese custom shoes needs to be removed when entering the room, room slippers are waiting for us. Beds are extremely hard, each bed has a small and very thin pillow, there is another pillow in the closet. We unpack and relax for a while, then take a walk around the hotel. It is a large and kind of dated resort which could use some TLC...... Our Japanese dinner reservation is for ...