Hotel New Wakasa

1 Kitahanda Higashi-machi, Nara, Nara, Kinki, 630-8274, Japan | Ryokan
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Location

This ryokan, located on 1 Kitahanda Higashi-machi, Nara, is near Nara Park, Nara Deer Park, Kasuga Grand Shrine, and Horyuji Temple.
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    Travel Blogs from Nara

    Going naked......

    A travel blog entry by juliebowers on Sep 14, 2014

    11 photos

    ... checked I had no tattoos I was told the etiquette with the words "you get naked"! And this it how it works. Men and women bath separately.

    1) in the foyer - take of shoes and place in shoe locker
    2) enter another room pay 2.50 to the lady attendant aged about 90 and 'get naked' placing clothes in a different locker. All the other women in there were older than me and it felt like walking into a 'locals pub' where ...

    Temples, city vice and the gay dude

    A travel blog entry by guytang on Feb 17, 2014

    13 photos

    ... As much as I love scenic places I also love the lights of the city very much. The Dotomburi area was really busy in particular. I think the local 'cool' people were out and about, I find it amazing how the girls can wear such short skirts in such cold weather, but hey I'm not complaining. I couldn't understand Japanese but I'm pretty sure I saw a girl and her pimp working the streets in a really public area. The girl was actually pretty hot and if I wasn't afraid of the pimp I ...

    A couple stories

    A travel blog entry by wardog on Dec 03, 2013

    November 15, 2013

    Yesterday we went to the volcano park and we went on a ranger tour and learned about birds and trees and how that when the Polynesians came and they brought animals to the island. Two hundred years later Whalers and Europeans and they brought mosquitos and rats.

    The animals were eating bird's eggs and trees and took over the habitat. This process is what happens when invasive species (plants and animals) ...

    Memoirs of deer and 15m Buddha's

    A travel blog entry by richymariner on Sep 25, 2013

    3 photos

    ... On the way we visited Fushimi Inari, a
    shrine with the famous red Torii gates (made famous by Memoirs of a Geisha).
    There have been shrines on this site since 711 AD with new gates being added
    all the time by businesses and families (the more you spend, the bigger your
    gate!) – very picturesque and an interesting ...

    Nara Park

    A travel blog entry by sueanddale on Jun 21, 2013

    44 photos

    It was another day for umbrellas, as light rain was falling during most of our trek to Nara, one of the ancient (710-784) capitals of Japan. Again, the rain probably made it a bit less crowded but it's always a challenge to take photos one handed while using your umbrella to try to keep water drops off your lens. But with the recent rain, all the moss and forested areas were strikingly green. Nara is probably most well known for ...