Yasui

13-26 Yasukiyo-cho, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Kinki, 522-0082, Japan | Ryokan
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Travel Blogs from Hikone

Gifu!

A travel blog entry by wwoofers on Jul 07, 2014

1 comment, 41 photos

We still had some time to kill before our next wwoof host so we decided to lounge around in Gifu city for a few days. Although not regarded as a historic landmark like Kyoto or even Takayama, Gifu had all the requirements for a good sightseeing spot...food, castles and new experiences.

Our main reason for heading to Gifu was to see the Giant Buddha, one of the three largest in Japan. This Buddha was constructed over the span of 40 years ...

Rides and Pretty Lights

A travel blog entry by tiffanyjo22 on Jan 20, 2014

6 photos

... end the day we caught up with two of Caitlin's friends in the area for a light show. We walked around with our beer and took in the beautiful displays then headed on for more food and drinks before calling it a night. We headed to our hotel in Nagoya and found a small room with basically just a bunk bed in it, though for $20 each it was more than fine.

Goal: Open my eyes whilst on the scary rides
Status: I did...well most of the time ...

The Cat's Castle

A travel blog entry by vandna on Dec 31, 2013

... Himeji). and I hoped to also understand more about the military powers that were so influential on the Emperors and even on monasteries. It turns out that Hikone Castle, even though it is well designed to withstand it,was never really under attack. So it became a place the shogun would visit once in while to make sure his armor was still polished.

The Castle was completed in 1622 and ...

7 hours to mount Fuji

A travel blog entry by slynne on Nov 09, 2013

Woke at 8:30 Packed At 10:15 went for breakfast with rob and Quentin at coco's, downstairs from Hana hostel. Said goodbyes and went to Shinsaebashi to get the subway to shin Osaka. Shinkansen to mt Fuji Took frickin ages. Subway Shinkansen jR JR Waited 40 mins, ate ramen. Bus Arrived at 7pm Deb and I went to an onsen 8-9:30 walked back Hot cocoa ...

A day of work in Kyoto

A travel blog entry by joshhodapp on Oct 11, 2013

24 photos

I had a great tour guide. Her name was Esther, and she is a Kyoto-based architect and designer, who took me around and showed me some great things. Kyoto is extremely rich in heritage and culture. The emperor used to live here, but relocated to Tokyo ...

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