Hotel New Wakasa

Address: 1 Kitahanda Higashi-machi, Nara, Nara, Kinki, 630-8274, Japan | Ryokan
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This ryokan, located on 1 Kitahanda Higashi-machi, Nara, is near Nara Deer Park, Nara Park, Kasuga Grand Shrine, and Horyuji Temple.
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Travel Blogs from Nara

Day trip to Nara

A travel blog entry by gekogirl on Oct 02, 2014

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Today we took a 45 minute train trip to Nara. We walked through the streets checking out the souvenirs on our way to see some shrines. We got an English speaking guide and she explained the history of the shrines and also showed us how to perform some of the purification rituals. After that we headed over to feed the ...


A travel blog entry by maxieduncan on Apr 02, 2014

1 comment, 1 photo

... found in the park before jumping on the train back to Kyoto. Since it was only mid afternoon when I got back I decided to check out downtown Kyoto. Problem was I was starting to feel a bit tired by this stage and busy crowds don't do anything to improve my mood. So I've taken refuge in bar called Kirin City and am working my way through the varieties of Kirin they have on ...

How three trees can be so important

A travel blog entry by tomandhayley on Mar 29, 2014

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... new and challenging experiences – these were the places we fell in love with during our rtw precisely because they challenged us and gave us the chance to see something so totally different from our regular lives. However, we hadn’t yet felt this in Japan. We’d expected something heart stopping during our time here; we’d expected to be hit full force by lights and noise and chaos; we’d wanted to be stumped in ...

The long day

A travel blog entry by wardog on Dec 06, 2013

... are in Marks class) I saw that same painting that Mark showed us (the people who were all on the ground and the houses burning) and all their skin was peeling and their clothes ripped. When we went on the audio guide there was a display of the city before and after the blast it's crazy that only 1 of the 50 kilos of Uranium blew up and showed us were it blew up.

For the people in Marks class you are going to know what ...

Kyoto and Nara

A travel blog entry by helenclare on Sep 09, 2013

1 comment, 11 photos

So it would seem, that I am, at present managing to learn one Japanese word a day :) words learnt so far are: Arigatō - Thank you Sumimasen - Excuse me Konnichiwa - Hello Osaki ni - Good night Sayonara - Goodbye First on the agenda this morning was the Kinkaku temple aka Golden pavilion. This time round (not quite the case of the Silver Pavilion) we spotted straight away what we had come to see!!! It was quite spectacular, made more so that it was ...