Check rates and availability for this ryokan
Find the best prices for Ishicho Shogikuen from our 10 partners. Show all partners
Travel Blogs from Kyoto
... golden pavilion) and rokuon-Ji temple. The closest subway station was quite a while away and we made the very silly decision to walk from there not thinking it would be that far... 45 minutes later we arrived!! It cost ¥400 to enter and the only thing worth seeing was the pavilion. We were quite disappointed by it considering the effort we had made to get there. It was very shiny though :-)! Then the ice cream machine swallowed Sarah's money... Time to ...
... because we had a woman taxi driver.
After a shower we had a walk around the old narrow lanes around the hotel and ended up at Paddy-san’s restaurant for another round of yakitori & kushikatsu which Al washed down with a bottle of saki. Because we were such customers Paddy-san sent us a Japanese desert after we had paid. It was a type of sorbet which they explained was made out of a cross between an orange & a lemon.
We have loved Kyoto and could well be ...
... pack of pineapple flavored
candy, of which I have become fond.
Victor was already in line for the train, and I joined him by stepping
in front of a small Japanese lady. I
nodded respectfully to her and she smiled and made eye contact. That hadn’t happened before and so I hatched
a plan. I offered her a candy. She accepted with a surprised smile. She and Victor chatted away in Japanese all
the way to Osaka. Way
... means that the seat-back in front of you almost touches your nose) we still had room to sit across 2 seats, so we were more comfortable than we might have been.
Still, as I found out on the last overnight flight 3 years ago, I can't sleep on planes. Admittedly it was better this time, without having to nurse a 3 year old Angela on my lap for 8 hours, but it was still uncomfortable. Hours and hours spend dozing in 20 minute blocks, with ...
... 36523;心Ӎ 0; 八坂神社本 ;殿高掛著ߍ 7;個大鈴， 聽說搖了之 ;後會走運 0;呢！ ...