Kankaso

Address: 10 Kasugano-cho, Nara, Nara, Kinki, 630-8212, Japan | Ryokan
 
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Location

This ryokan, located on 10 Kasugano-cho, Nara, is near Nara Deer Park, Nara Park, Kasuga Grand Shrine, and Horyuji Temple.
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    Travel Blogs from Nara

    Nara

    A travel blog entry by donnellyramble on Apr 03, 2015

    22 photos

    ... after a Japanese cross between pinball and a slot machine – which was essentially a 5 storey games arcade full of the latest arcade machines.

    Unlike British arcades, however, the Japanese still produce actual arcade machines so these were all brand new with the most recent titles – such as Mario Kart, shooters and beat-em ups.

    The place was clearly very popular with the ...

    Nara the birthplace of Buddhism

    A travel blog entry by teenza on Feb 19, 2015

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    ... nicer than many of the others. I ordered a mushroom soup and the mushrooms were so cute, they were small and glossy and tasted a bit like champignons. Scotty got a chicken and egg soup, I think his might have had a bit more flavour than mine but I enjoyed it. Flavours can be very subtle here, almost bland and I'm not sure if a like it. After our soups we doubled back to near the big temple and went up to some other buildings in the complex. These had a great view of the town ...

    Nara: deer and mystic forest

    A travel blog entry by pyres on Apr 11, 2014

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... a modern building of Nara Photography Museum. Then we walked through narrow peaceful streets back to the park, by a lake with huge carps and white herons and to the train station. We picked up the luggage, bought a bento for the road and took a train to Osaka station and another train from Osaka to Kanazawa. Here we took a short taxi ride to a ryokan, checked in and found some internet.
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    The Temples and Deer of Nara

    A travel blog entry by runes_journey on Mar 31, 2014

    9 photos

    We explored the local area of Nara by foot from our accomodation. We were on a mission to find the local well known temples of Nara within the Deer Park.

    Nara was the first permanent capital of Japan, it was established in 710 as the capital, but this lasted only 75 years. When a priest, by the name of Dokyo managed to seduce an empress and nearly usurp the throne, it was decided to move the throne to another location, out of reach of Nara's increasingly powerful clergy. The ...

    I'm singing in the rain!

    A travel blog entry by tomandhayley on Mar 30, 2014

    56 photos

    ... we had reached the top of the hill and found ourselves in front of two huge temples which looked out over Nara. As people were coming up towards the altars they would throw (literally!) a penny into the collection box, clap their hands, ring the copper bell which hangs down in front of the altar and then begin to say their prayers. This is a totally new experience for us; being in Japanese temples is turning out to be so different to being in a S.E Asian or Chinese temple. ...