Momijiya Bekkan Kawa no Iori

Takao Umegahata, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 616-8289, Japan | Ryokan
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Endless food...

A travel blog entry by andiontheroad


... interesting information about these attractions) to the Nijojo Palace which the imperial residence of the Shogun. The main feature of this place for me was the nightingale floor. These were floor boards that were tinkered with to make squeaky sound when you walked over them. These were used to warn the local samurai of potential intruders. It's said that not even the best Ninja were able to not case a sound. The visit of the palace was followed up by a small walk through ...

Kyoto and Geisha's

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14


... stop, the UNESCO world heritage site of Nijo Castle, is a short 10 minute walk from our home. The castle was originally built in 1603 as the official Kyoto residence of Icyasu, the first Tokugawa Shogun. It was finally completed in 1626 by the Third Tokugawa Shogun, Icmitsu. Amazingly, it has stood through all of these years, never being seriously damaged by fire or earthquakes, and is a magnificent structure. We weren’t allowed to ...

Kyoto ; a castle, a temple and a palace

A travel blog entry by fully


... Yoshimitsu, and according to his will it became a Zen temple of the Rinzai sect after his death in 1408. Kinkakuji was the inspiration for the similarly named Ginkakuji (Silver Pavilion), built by Yoshimitsu's grandson, Ashikaga Yoshimasa, on the other side of the city a few decades later.Kinkakuji is an impressive structure built overlooking a large pond, and ...

Japan: Land of the Rising Sun.

A travel blog entry by paulandton


... of Japan before Tokyo became the capital. We rented an apartment for 4 nights instead of staying in an hotel. For 2 days we rented a bike to see some (as there are over a thousand temples you can visit) of the temples, shrines, castles and old neighborhoods in Kyoto and one day we went to Nara which is another beautiful city in the area. I won’t bother you with all the details about the temples. Just look at the photos and you’ll get an idea of what there is ...

KYOTO (4/9-4/12) Our Fourth Stop

A travel blog entry by dianeyokoi


... Sanjusangen-do, which is filled with 1001 magnificent statues, plated with gold leaf, of the Buddha. One thousand of the statures were of human height and had eleven faces. The larger main image had eleven faces and a thousand arms. In front of these statues were an additional twenty-eight statues of spirits. All of these statures were made by seventy sculptors over a period of one hundred years. Photos and videos were not allowed in the hall, ...

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This ryokan, located in the Arashiyama/Uzumasa/Takao area of Kyoto, is near Monkey Park Iwatayama, Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine, Daitoku-ji Temple Complex, and Daikaku-ji Temple.
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