Inn Kawashima

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

    Nijo-jo and Gion

    A travel blog entry by donnellyramble on Mar 29, 2015

    50 photos

    ... we decided to do it backwards.

    Grabbing some onigiri for lunch (apparently we can't go a day without one), we meandered past a few sweet temples nestled in-between trees next to the road. Both temples had an entrance fee for the building, but the gardens were free so we stuck to those.

    Of note was Chion-in's giant bell, cast in 1663 and at 70 tonnes is the largest bell in Japan (check the photo – ...

    Autumn perfection in Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by goodner on Nov 20, 2014

    121 photos

    ... of Buddha in this world. One could become a believer, given the beauty of the trees, pond, design of the rocks within the water, and the flowing paths that circulate in the area. Another notable destination we visited was the Nijo Castle, where we took full advantage of the weather and natural setting and had a picnic lunch there. After arrival, we were ushered in a very orderly manner through a one-way path. We saw no benches for a while, but finally came ...


    A travel blog entry by davidandjackie on Sep 07, 2013

    2 comments, 30 photos

    ... up, we made the 1.5km journey back to the hostel....and stayed there for a while. The rest of the day was spent exploring around our hostel and then had a nice Ramen dinner at the world famous Ippudo.....Jackie ordered the standard Ramen, I ordered the same...but spicy (see a trend here?). I had options at Ippudo. I could get my spicy Ramen in grades! Regular, extra spicy, #3,#5,#8, and super spicy.....I manned up and went for a #8. Jackie's was better. A couple beers ...

    Cultural Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by liamri on Feb 16, 2013

    5 photos

    ... really seen snow falling before, other than a few flakes while we were in New Zealand. It was a fantastic backdrop to our stroll to get morning coffee, and it snowed intermittently throughout the day.

    We did a few cultural things on Saturday, including a visit to the Kyoto Castle, which was built in the 1600s and housed the shogun. In addition to a wonderful Japanese style building, it had a great garden with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. It was ...


    A travel blog entry by aspasy on Aug 07, 2012

    67 photos

    ... no schooling, nothing.
    3) there are temples for ANY occasion in your life. Gods and spirits will help you for whatever you need (they share the work, much more efficient). Love is a BIG business for Gods. I even saw a temple where the God there help you BREAK UP is you can't do it yourself... I love it....

    Ok so now you can pray, take protection, make a wish or learn your future!
    To pray :
    1) put some money in the big box in front of the temple