Ryokan Harimaya

Address: 11 Shogoinkawaracho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 606-8397, Japan | Ryokan
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This ryokan, located in the Gion Higashiyama/Kita Shirakawa/Kurama/Yase/Ohara area of Kyoto, is near Kyoto Imperial Palace, Heian Shrine, Kyoto Studio Park (Toei Uzumasa Eiga Mura), and Museum of Kyoto.
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Travel Blogs from Kyoto

Kyoto and Nara

A travel blog entry by mjgoodie on Nov 11, 2014

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... up a hill and stairs surrounded by these old stone lanterns that they put new paper on. Apparently only two times a year these lanterns are lit. Wishes are up on paper and then put on the lanterns. In the old days the rich people would donate the lanterns but know they donate to have their wishes on the lanterns. By this time I was utterly exhausted and hopped up on cold medication and I was just wishing for my bed. I had an hour and half ...

Kyoto feat. Nara

A travel blog entry by kalila.bolton on Sep 07, 2014

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... arranged and very peaceful.  We came back for a break at the hostel before heading out to the Gion district, the area of Kyoto in which the Geisha live. We spotted a few pottering around, but what is so wonderful about the area are the narrow sidestreets when the handcrafted lanterns light up. It's without doubt our favourite part of the city so far, and its bustling by night.  Monday came with two main targets for us to visit: ...


A travel blog entry by michael.sandi on Apr 21, 2014

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... they are SO loud and there is way too much light stimulation! We just roamed the streets before taking a taxi back to the hotel.

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Today, the city of Osaka was on the itinerary. We bought a JR rail return ticket from Kyoto to Osaka. It took 30 mins on the JR line.

When we got to Osaka station, we checked out what options there were for a one day subway pass. We told the info desk that we were going to the aquarium and for ...

Kyoto Roadtrip, Part I

A travel blog entry by goingrogish on Apr 06, 2014

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... and straight forward. The rest stops along the way are amazing! They have restaurants, gift shops and of course, bathrooms. But these are like none I've seen before. You walk in to the "lobby" of the restroom where there are sinks and mirrors. Japanese don't usually have mirrors above the sinks, this is where you wash. The mirrors are on another wall, this is where you primp. Then there is ...

Golden Temple

A travel blog entry by maxieduncan on Mar 31, 2014

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... Daitoku some of which were simply stunning. Lunch by the river where the blossoms were starting to come out then back to the guesthouse to pick up my bag from my lovely hostess. The hotel was fine but distinctly impersonal as hotels tend to be. Still it was nice not to have to put up with any snoring, the guy in the bunk above me the night before put on an impressively dynamic ...