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 on our own

A travel blog entry by tanglt on Jun 08, 2015

36 photos

... of winding paths and ponds is meant to mimic the scenery of the surrounding mountains. We then walked through a bamboo forest, certainly a little different than any other forests. When sunlight comes through, it felt mystical. The next stop was the garden at the Okochi Sanso, a villa built by a famous Japanese actor in the late 40s. It has many twists and turns that we almost got lost admiring the garden. We thought we were close to the ...

Why does it always rain on me?...

A travel blog entry by mattstanbridge on Apr 14, 2015

43 photos

... Kyoto city, again crowded at the bottom around the main shrine the people thinned out the further you walked up as people gave up moaning about the steps and the climb to the top, I was afforded some peace as some noisy Americans gave up half way up..:) I'm not sure what they expected, maybe an escalator to carry them to the top? After a good walk around and wandering the local area, enjoying some barbecued squid ( I'm sure that's what ...

Meeting up with Maki

A travel blog entry by anita.russ on Dec 14, 2014

1 photo

... as the silver temple. It is in a very attractive garden and is peaceful and beautiful. This temple is not silver as the builder ran out of money and so it was never silver leafed but it is very attractive and probably more so for the wooden frontage. The garden is famous in Kyoto with both zen features and a beautiful moss garden. Like the best of gardens it has been planned to be attractive all year round and is, even in the cold, leafless ...

Period drama, but no Pride and Prejudice

A travel blog entry by nbd.finn on Oct 12, 2014

2 comments, 67 photos

... appeared, two dressed up and one looking like a director, with a khaki body warmer and a script rolled up and everything. There were also several screens around the place, meant to show you what it would like when watched on TV, as well as lighting and sound systems.

They showed us some of the tricks used to do the fighting scenes and how the choreographing happened. They weaved a good bit of humour into the performance and even though the entire thing was in Japanese ...

Shrined Out!

A travel blog entry by adamphillipsuk on Jul 07, 2014

117 photos

... to be the biggest (and probably oldest) wooden building in the world! The building is magnificent and well worth a visit on its own!

Kyoto was an amazing, traditionally Japanese city and should be a top priority to visit if you wish to learn about Japanese history and culture (plus it has a few good bars and pubs too!) but after visiting the city you may not want to look at another Japanese shrine in your ...