Ishicho Shogikuen

Address: Takeyacho Higashi Iru, Kawamachidori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 604-0901, Japan | 2 star ryokan
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This 2 star ryokan, located in the Kawaramachi/Karasuma/Shijo Omiya area of Kyoto, is near Kyoto Imperial Palace, Kyoto Studio Park (Toei Uzumasa Eiga Mura), Museum of Kyoto, and WAK Japan.
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    Travel Blogs from Kyoto

    Two Halves, Same Coin - Christian Bronson

    A travel blog entry by tcu on May 24, 2015

    1 comment

    ... down through leaves above the place was incredibly beautiful, a stark contrast to the bustling urban areas of Tokyo we'd been to before.

    Japan may be a land of two extremes, but that's precisely what makes it so unique. In many countries, you're likely to come across areas with a moderate mix of both, suburban areas with trees and grass scattered throughout. But here? They're seen as two completely separate entities, both of which are respected ...

    Rise and Shrine.. Our First Stop in Japan

    A travel blog entry by dbworld2see on Mar 25, 2015

    69 photos

    ... Next we visited the memorial park dedicated to a young girl named Sadako Sasaki who became an international symbol for the suffering caused by the bomb, especially amongst children. The story of Sadako goes that she was in the hospital being treated for Leukemia as a result of radiation exposure when she and a friend began to make paper cranes. There is an ancient Japanese folk tale that says if someone makes 1000 paper cranes they will be granted a wish. ...

    Manga, Food & Icon's of Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by adam_kaye on Dec 15, 2014

    8 photos

    ... decided to go and explore a bit. After passing food stores, shoes, souvenirs and a variety of clothing stores we happened upon a sign directing us to the food markets. We turned the corner and walked down the narrow lane that is the food markets. The markets were spectacular. We saw an array of spices, herbs and lots and lots of fish. Unfortunately for us most of the food on offer was either raw or spices used with food. But after weaving through many food stalls and ...

    Kyoto Grand Tour

    A travel blog entry by marquaty on Oct 03, 2014

    5 comments, 10 photos

    ... of wood (roughly 15 inches thick) would be carved by hand on both sides to create two completely separate carvings. This was hoisted up between rooms (above the doors) to provide light and air flow in the castle, but combined with artwork. We did stop in the museum on the grounds and look at the original paintings (in the climate controlled glass containers) and they were very beautiful.

    It started raining at this point, ...


    A travel blog entry by kim.orlesky on Apr 23, 2014

    3 comments, 11 photos

    ... quick succession, it becomes fun to try more and more words. Then there's the faith of trying to understand, or much more frequently getting the answer and then holding on. The subway and metro lines are so vast there is no way I could memorize the 12 stops that I need to get from point A to point B. I've relied heavily on google maps for many of my days. It will tell me to go to a station, buy a ticket on the Oedo Line ride it for 12 stops, go to platform 3 for ...