Station Ryokan Seiki

24-5 Kitakarasumaru-cho, Higashi-kujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 601-8017 , Japan | 2 star ryokan
Prices starting from $81.00
 

Travel Blogs from Kyoto

Day 48 - Gone Walkabout in Kyoto

A travel blog entry by rick_and_mandy

13

... to the beautiful weather that we have been blessed with of late.

Fortunately the minister for recreation and nocturnal entertainment, Mandy, had insisted that we bring some warmish clothes and our Chickenfeed brollies on holiday, and as much as I *****ed about the space that it took up, it was certainly worth it. The minister was right again, that's why she's the minister.

We had both almost fully exhausted our clean washing supplies and things were looking a bit grim ...

My new favourite city

A travel blog entry by stemaxc

42

... was already boasting a fine film of both salty and sticky sweat (a bit like a cinema popcorn mix of sweet and savoury) when I entered the grounds of the famous Todai-ji Daibatsu-den - the biggest wooden building in the world no less. The gatehouse was immense, boasting two huge wooden sculptures of monstrous Nio guardians on either side of the huge doors that must have taken an entire troupe of monks to open or close. Missing curfew really wasn't an option back in the day.
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Osaka : Airport Express, Busan Flight, Reflections

A travel blog entry by londone7

15

... Even internet cafes that give you the 'non smoking section' have no physical separation from the smoking section and the whole interior is choked with tobacco smoke.

Toilets were also strange. The first thing you notice when you sit is they are heated on max setting and your instinct is to jump up!. The other thing you have trouble with is figuring out how to flush. The entire unit is smooth with no handles. After a while ...

Silver Pavilion, and a private cooking lesson

A travel blog entry by sherijung

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... what is referred to as the Silver Pavilion, or Ginkakuji, since it was built by the grandson of the aristocrat who was responsible for the Gold Pavilion, and was turned into a zen temple after his death. But this building is not silver at all. The main attraction here is actually the garden, which is quite nice and picturesque.

Very close to the temple was one end of the Philosopher’s Path, though the ...

Temples, Shrines, and Pagodas, Oh My!

A travel blog entry by madekeyser

9

... interior rooms. After that, we headed to Kiyomi Dera which was a huge temple built over the edge of a cliff. There was literally a forest of trees used to support the massive observation deck that hung out over the edge. It was a very impressive structure. After this temple, we went to a temple renown for its famous garden. For those of you who don't know, a Japanese Zen garden has very few plants and is mostly rocks that have been raked in ...

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Location

This 2 star ryokan, located on 24-5 Kitakarasumaru-cho, Higashi-kujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto, is near Fushimi Inari Shrine, Sanjusangendo Hall (Rengeo-in), Tofuku-ji, and Kyoto National Museum.
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