Inn Kawashima

207-2 Ayazaimoku-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 600-8072, Japan | 3 star ryokan
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Travel Blogs from Kyoto

Kyoto and Nara

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14


... a result, still standing in the open today, in front of the temple, is a huge bronze and copper lamp from Persia that was acquired in the 8th century. Very beautiful to see.
From Todaji, we hiked up the hill to another beautiful temple called ****tsudo, which means February temple. It offers great views of Todaji below, as well as the huge Nara park, and surroundings. Along the way, we had an interesting discussion with Aimee about Shintoism, Buddhism and ...

Konnichiwa from Kyoto

A travel blog entry by blair~rachelle


... The front of the building usually served as the retail space, generally having sliding doors that opened to display the goods. The living area, which was found behind this space, consisted of divided rooms with raised timber floors and tatami mats (made of woven rice and rush straw) . The prevalence of machiya in Kyoto defined the atmosphere of the city's downtown for centuries, and represents the standard defining form of machiya throughout ...

Warm Wandering in Kyoto

A travel blog entry by sueanddale


... wide to allow for biking on the sidewalk on large streets.
We visited a couple of beautiful shrines, and then stopped by the oldest Zen Monastery in Kyoto, 12th century Kenninji temple. It was an amazingly beautiful place with so many of the rooms open to the sunlight and air. According to the map, the museum we were looking for should have been very near here, but we were struggling to find it. Finally after help from an older lady ...

Lost in translation, found in Kyoto. Thank you CS

A travel blog entry by kodatravels


... Kent explained the traditions, we had a practice run and headed towards the parade awaiting us and some other thousands.
"Ma Haketa?" (What's the deal, Hebrew) kent repeated after hearing me give into the Israeli side this time round seeing there were thousands, all squashed up against the walls of the shops as the Geishas, Samurais and the gang passed through, accompanied neither by music, nor chants from the crowded crown. Silence I tell you. ...

An Introduction to Japan

A travel blog entry by johnsjourneys


... and it is a credit to its owners that it has served as a model that others have followed.

After the airport, there is the train, which travels the 99 km up to Kyoto in about 75 minutes: it's neat and tidy, and not strewn with old newspapers and drink containers as one sees so often in London. And from the train the urban landscape unfolds as small but well presented houses in the suburban areas, and ...

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This 3 star ryokan, located in the Kawaramachi/Karasuma/Shijo Omiya area of Kyoto, is near Philosopher's Walk, Maruyama Park, Takashimaya, and Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art.
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