Address: 250 Hanaseyamasucho, Sakyo_ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, 601-1103, Japan | Ryokan
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This ryokan is located in the Gion Higashiyama/Kita Shirakawa/Kurama/Yase/Ohara area of Kyoto.
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A travel blog entry by fayandjames on Jun 07, 2015

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... empty. We visited Okochi Sanso - a villa and gardens with a good view of the city and some charming little pathways through the garden. Fay spent the afternoon wandering around the department stores in downtown Kyoto. James isn't a fan of shopping no matter where in the world he is, so went back to the hostel. Fay was keen to visit the Japanese games arcades whilst we are here, and so Friday evening we sought one out. Smoky and loud it was full of people playing ...

Day 9: Kyoto

A travel blog entry by millieandjames on Apr 13, 2015

6 photos

... back was turned! - mini octopus on a stick with a quail's egg in its head - witnessing a real live Geisha Odori (a sort of variety show) with some bizarre storylines (the origin of Kabuki) and some elderly ladies strumming their Japanese banjos with their eyes ...

こんにちはfrom Kyoto

A travel blog entry by oflc-japan2015 on Jan 17, 2015

4 comments, 6 photos

... The Water Temple). Walked through historic preserved streets of Kyoto and visited the Gion area, hoping to see a Geisha. No real geisha were seen but lots of beautiful ladies dressed in kimonos.

We have quickly figured out the Kyoto transport system and are now becoming experts on the local buses, subways and trains. Weather is cold but not unbearable. Quite refreshing actually. Looking forward to exploring some more of Kyoto tomorrow.


Period drama, but no Pride and Prejudice

A travel blog entry by nbd.finn on Oct 12, 2014

2 comments, 67 photos

... the northernmost tip, maybe I should try my luck at the southernmost. I started looking for places to stay in Kyushu, specifically the Kagoshima prefecture, and soon after got a reply from a Couchsurfer in Kimotsuki.

The premise of Couchsurfing is fairly simple: people offer up their couch for free to sleep. Oftentimes, however, much more is involved, as the host most times knows much more of the area and can give great advice, similar to how Kazumi gave me advice.


A travel blog entry by iamjwe on Aug 08, 2014

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... purpose, to alert the guards to anybody trying to sneak in. That evening we decided on taking an optional walking tour of Gion, an area famous for Geisha. In Kyoto Geisha are called Geiko, and the apprentices are called Meiko. We spotted two Meiko, who quickly hurried into the tea houses or walked by with their umbrella covering their faces. We started the next day by taking a 40 minute bus ride through the city ...