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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    Travel Blogs from Kyoto

    Day 310/314 81 temples

    A travel blog entry by wanvigdot on Jun 22, 2014

    52 photos

    ... account. After this temple, we followed the Philosophers path following the course of the peaceful stream and we had lunch at a small café called "Pomme", so French that we could be in Montmartre. The truth is that we stopped at this place even though it was not very nice, because the owner, an old gentleman looked at us with a smiley face and told us that he had homemade cakes. Since there was no one in the place, we felt ...

    Japan Blossoms

    A travel blog entry by jrsherman81054 on Apr 13, 2014

    14 comments, 50 photos

    ... mode. I could not believe how fast that train passed through. The maximum limit allowed by the train with passengers is around 200 mph. The speed record without passengers is 365 mph. It's here that I have inserted photos of the two masks I sent to my daughter for her extensive theatre mask collection. I want you to decide which mask ...

    A day to explore

    A travel blog entry by suebar on Feb 13, 2014

    12 photos

    ... stop was Nijo Castle which we were able to walk to. On the way we passed a 7/11 store so went inside to by sandwiches etc for lunch. We sat outside it to eat them. The store had some seats but no tables there to provide a place for people to smoke. There are strict laws about smoking in public places and so no one can smoke walking in the street or a park. Having said that, in places such as stations and airports smoking rooms are provided. They must be held ...

    Osaka to Kyoto - lets do the time warp again

    A travel blog entry by mrichar.7 on Nov 11, 2013

    10 photos

    ... ninja training to boot! he politely explained that he was cleaning and we would have to leave now he had let us in... but took our bags and reiterated we were welcome back after 1600, to use whatever was left of our luggage. we gathered or daypacks and cameras and left post haste not wanting to upset a man with a karate uniform and a mastery of teapots... Delving through the ally that time ignored, and back to reality. we arrived at a main road with 4hrs no ...

    Kyoto, what a great city

    A travel blog entry by remiroquai on Sep 14, 2013

    7 photos

    ... which is beyond excellent, but for the quantity of the food. After a little while I found out that there were two menus, one with Wagyu sirloin and one with Wagyu filet, and some minor alterations. The 'special' was both the sirloin and the filet. This was like serving fourteen whoppers, seriously, this was a lot of meat. Everything about the food you can see and read on Facebook I think.
    During my meat-adventure (sounds like my last fling) I got talking ...