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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      Autumn perfection in Kyoto

      A travel blog entry by goodner on Nov 20, 2014

      121 photos

      ... going to make some kind of fishy soup, shrimp and vegetable tempura, and of course sushi. First , we made the soup. What we had to do was shred a dried up fish (that looked like a log) and mix it with the broth that was already made. Then we tossed a few veggies in and let it cook. Next we made the tempura. We did it with mushrooms, shrimp, eggplant, carrots, and even onion. We kept putting them in the boiling water and taking them out. In the end it was just ...

      Bamboo Forest and Zen Buddhist Temple

      A travel blog entry by brettandjulie on Sep 16, 2014

      1 comment, 15 photos

      ... she’s been a wonderful guide. She’s very knowledgeable and so patient and sweet. We have a farewell dinner with the entire group in the Gion district so we get another chance to enjoy the cobblestone streets and wooden buildings and even see a couple of Geiko’s walking through the streets. They are the geisha’s of the Kyoto region and known to walk very fast to avoid having their picture taken. Everyone on the tour is really nice and ...

      Monkeys, Monkeys, Monkeys!

      A travel blog entry by rcarosso on Jun 19, 2014

      17 photos

      West of Kyoto all day today. Got an all day pass on the Randen Train line, one of the many smaller private train companies that operate in Japan. This may be the smallest though, each train is only one car and by midday we had ridden every mile of track in the company. Our first stop was Egamura, a film studio where you can wander through sets used in tv shows of ...

      Kyoto day 3: temples, temples and more temples

      A travel blog entry by pyres on Apr 08, 2014

      7 photos

      ... basin, 五, 隹, 止, 矢, are without significance when read alone. Though the water basin's frame is circular, the opening in the circular face is itself a square (口). If each of the four kanji is read in combination with 口 (the square-shaped radical is pronounced kuchi, meaning "mouth" ...

      Day 19 - Shopping, tori's and Katsukura

      A travel blog entry by apat on Feb 02, 2014

      22 photos

      ... were the same crepes as we had yesterday at the street leading to Kiyomizu temple. They weren't quite as big today, but they were every bit as sickly sweet, and damn good.

      We returned back to the apartment at around 3pm, with all intentions of having a rest, and going out for dinner later. That didn't last long when we realised that we wanted to climb Fushimi Inari shrine, as well as look at Kinkakuji, and were planning on doing ...