Ishicho Shogikuen

Takeyacho Higashi Iru, Kawamachidori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 604-0901, Japan | 2 star ryokan
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Day 19 - Shopping, tori's and Katsukura

A travel blog entry by apat


... their bucket list by all of 4 minutes. Like the woman who closed space mountain at Disneyland a week ago only seconds before we got to it, I secretly hope that the staff of the store at the top of Fushimi Inari develop a nasty infection in some part of their body that they really value, and that it drops off, rather painfully, as a result.

With nothing left to do but walk through the cemetary at the top of the hill in the fading light, ...

Kyoto- 2 days of Temples

A travel blog entry by kirstyollie


... shrine to the god of sight. There was a fountain beside it which you use to cleanse your hands and ask the god for insight to the future or help with your sight. Both me and Ollie thought we would cleanse our hands and see. We decided that this was the perfect spot to try some sake as we had not tried any yet. There was a sign on the shop window saying that drinking alcohol helped to join you with the gods so we thought it would be rude not too! The sake tasted good although ...

Key-Oh-Toe, Kyoto

A travel blog entry by shenanigans


... man walks past and offers to walk us to the station. He points out some temples along the way and we get to wander through some nice residential areas of Kyoto. Cheers bud! We get more elderly volunteers on our way to Kyoto station. It seems the japanese always want to help even if we dong speak the same language. A train station wouldn't normally be on our to do list while sightseeing but this place is very cool. There's a 4 floor escalator, light show, ...

Great Tours of Kyoto in the cold!

A travel blog entry by rnvatraveler

... sashimi tuna and swordfish, snail, octopus, etc I ate it. Then came salmon, vegetables, pickles, amazing.then Tempura. Then came miso soup and rice. Followed by strawberries and cream. After dinner I called downstairs to tell them I was done with dinner, she came up cleared table and set up bed for sleep, so cool. Futon, took pictures. It was very cool. Got all ready for bed and she left and then off to bed, 8:15 breakfast. More to come tomorrow.


A travel blog entry by gillen2012


... Kintsune Saionji in the1220's. Around 1394, Yoshimitsu, the 3rd Shogun of Ashikaga began to cultivate the structures and harmonious gardens of Kitaymaden as he lived his peaceful life. The grounds have since been preserved as a Zen temple, and in 1994 the temple was inscribed as a World Cultural Heritage site. The ascetic beauty is drawn from the complex and simple interchange of elements, water, light, flora, climate, and stone, each piece of ...

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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 Kyoto Handicraft Center.
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