Hotel Sanoya

539 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 600-8216, Japan | 3 star ryokan
Prices starting from $158.00

Travel Blogs from Kyoto

So much for going "old school"!!!!

A travel blog entry by rcarosso


... she thought we planned to meet at the temple. So I walked the 30 minutes uphill (85 degree full sunshine and humid) to the temple. No family. Walked back down to the station, 25 minutes. We had a back up plan of meeting at the hotel at three if we got lost, and even though that was hours away I just wanted to sit down and wait so I walked back to the hotel, 35 minutes. And guess who I found there??? After letting ...

Kyoto day 5: high culture day

A travel blog entry by pyres


... and maiko (apprentice geisha) an opportunity to demonstrate their artistic talents to a wider audience. The ticket prices range from $20 to $40, so pretty much anyone has a chance to enjoy one of the highest cultures of Japan. The performance was simply magical: vibrant kimonos, elegant dancers moving in unison both fluidly and precisely, traditional music and songs as well as fantastic stage backdrops were ...

Day 2

A travel blog entry by indie.dwyer

... things! I managed to purchase a notebook and a small blank book in which to put tickets and stamps (a common thing to find at various attractions in Japan) from places we had been to in. Upon purchasing, both books were beautifully gift-wrapped and handed to me by the exceptionally friendly and polite staff. The service everywhere you go to in Kyoto is quite astounding.
On the way back we travelled through some stores that were targeted at a younger audience including ...

The Thousands of Gates (Japan)

A travel blog entry by usatexan


... ride to get here from where I am staying in Kyoto.

At the shrine's entrance stands the Romon Gate, which was donated in 1589 by one of Japan's famous leaders. Behind the gate stands the shrine's main building (Honden) and various auxiliary buildings.

I look at the shrine then head for the trails behind the shrine's many buildings.

I walk through the main tori gate, pass the shrine, and walk uphill to the start of the ...

Bus-hopping around town

A travel blog entry by skyisblu


... watching goldfish swim around in the garden. It's peaceful and cooling, so we absorb every ounce of it before heading out into the heat.

Another great option on a muggy day is a one-day bus pass. It allows us to easily hop around the city without walking everywhere, and the buses are absolutely frigid inside. It's a great reprieve in between temples. Our first stop, the great golden ...

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This 3 star ryokan, located in the Kyoto Station area of Kyoto, is near Sanjusangendo Hall (Rengeo-in), Tofuku-ji, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, and Kyoto National Museum.
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