Sawaya Honten

Address: 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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      You want TEMPLES!?!?! Kyoto is your place!

      A travel blog entry by tanskis on Sep 30, 2014

      5 photos

      ... it in the corner and heading up to my room, but I nicely return it back to the original spot, throw it a middle finger and off to the shower, after I clean myself up and my attitude, the hostel staff has the erge to ask me how my day was..."I say it was good..." with the fakest smile of my life, and showed them on the map. "SAGOI..." (Wonderful) I grab a quick bite and close my eyes around 6pm, and don't wake up till 430am the next morning

      Day 15


      Golden pavilion and sesame flavoured ice-cream

      A travel blog entry by daveegray on Apr 25, 2014

      ... due to the fact they had no English menu. I was impressed yet again at how friendly the staff were, on the shelves beside us were bottles with what looked like children's drawings on. When we asked about these we were told they were used to raise money for children with disabilities. After paying up we headed to find a karaoke bar which the staff at the restaurant had recommended. Singing, beer and much merriment ensued, the hangover the next day was not a welcome ...


      A travel blog entry by kim.orlesky on Apr 23, 2014

      3 comments, 11 photos

      ... require the devote to practice regimented schedules. To know that a person can still be religious or just spiritual in a brief moment of their day is so inspiring to me. Since I have nothing but time on this journey, I've made a point of stopping to do a brief prayer at each temple that I come across. I go through the local custom and then sit to myself and clear my mind. Today I practiced gratitude for being here. I thanked the world for putting me here in this moment. ...

      Kyoto hotel

      A travel blog entry by lb12 on Feb 04, 2014

      3 photos

      After our Shinkansen ride we navigated Kyoto's subway to a hotel. Only, it wasn't the hotel at which we had a reservation, but one with a similar name. The man at the front desk spoke great English and helpfully provided a map and directions on where to find our hotel.

      The man that served us at the front desk of our actual hotel, the Royal Park Kyoto, also spoke great English because he was American. ...

      Arrived in Japan!

      A travel blog entry by drclad on Jan 03, 2014

      7 photos

      On arriving into Osaka airport at about lunchtime (they ran out of western meals for Dave on the plane so he had a rancid looking Chinese breakfast which he didn't touch!!), we hopped grabbed cash (only hotels take cards in Japan - not true I just paid for a Starbucks by card!!!) and headed on the Japanese Rail to Kyoto. Our hotel is the Hokke Club hotel and is opposite the train station. The train station is amazing! It is a gigantic, 12 ...