Sawaya Honten

25, Kawahara-cho, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 606-8397, Japan | 3 star ryokan
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This 3 star ryokan, located in the Gion Higashiyama/Kita Shirakawa/Kurama/Yase/Ohara area of Kyoto, is near Heian Shrine, Kyoto Studio Park (Toei Uzumasa Eiga Mura), Museum of Kyoto, and Kyoto Handicraft Center.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Kyoto

    Japanese Style

    A travel blog entry by andiontheroad on Apr 27, 2014

    1 comment, 21 photos

    ... similar to Shashlik but with a different twist to it. We didn't really have much since we ran out of money, so after a couple of Yakitori we left and tried to find an ATM. Finding an ATM was not a problem, finding one that would give us money however was. We tried about 6 or 7 different banks corner shops to then learn from a foreigner that the best bet would be a 7eleven.

    Luckily my MapsWithMe App listed one just a 300 meter down the ...

    Looking at the pieces on the path

    A travel blog entry by kim.orlesky on Apr 26, 2014

    16 photos

    ... I had started to create. It will probably look similar to the original one, but I will know that it is not the exact same one. The pieces are all there, they just need to be re-arranged. Which brings me to my fourth love, my unfinished love story. The path did exactly what it promised to do. As I walked down it the answers started to flow to me. I looked down into the canal and realized that even though it was nice to look at the water ahead, the ...

    Bullet Train to Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by jeffdavis152 on Mar 22, 2014

    4 photos

    ... many houses here with traditional style Japanese tiled roofs; it makes for a quaint traditional look even on the modern buildings. It’s a gorgeous spring day, and I’m really impressed with the comfort of these trains.  Bryan and Michelle are passed out next to me (notorious sleepers).  I think I’ve probably only slept about 6 or so hours since I left the US, but ...

    Kyoto, many many shrines and Gion

    A travel blog entry by drclad on Jan 04, 2014

    49 photos

    ... sake (this was all in Japanese but was actually quite amusing) and finally the scene we were waiting for, the Geisha. Sadly, there were no geisha, only Maiko and there was only one of her. She did a couple of the traditional dances but it was a shame it was just her. To close the show, two ladies were selected from the audience to try on a kimono and then we all exited, but were allowed a picture with the Maiko (the best part was when I sneaked out midway ...

    Having 'sushi' good time in Kyoto!

    A travel blog entry by kyliejoe on Jan 27, 2013

    1 comment

    ... perfect even in this freezing cold weather, Iv never seen such amazing shoes, skirts and coats! Every woman makes the very best of themselves and I may add they also dress their dogs the same, with flower clips on their ears and fancy coats...Its Brilliant! Tonight we are hoping to go to Gion an area in Kyoto and watch a Geisha show!

    But for now after our mountain climb we are sitting with a book on the sofa and having a chill where its warm!