What is a Ryokan? Ryokans are the best way to experience Japanese culture and enjoy the true comforts of Japanese hospitality and service.
Hot springs have a very long history in Japan, and they are an intimate part of Japanese culture. There are over 3,000 "onsen" ,or hot springs, in Japan. Many can be found at the ryokans available on Japanese Guest Houses.
The ancient capital of Japan for over 1,000 years, Kyoto remains the most historically important city in Japan. At first glance, Kyoto appears to be like any other Japanese city. It is a sprawling metropolis with a population of over 1.5 million people, and it possesses prosperous industrial and technological sectors. However, with a good map in hand and some planning in mind a visitor will quickly discover the incredible richness of Kyoto's past. There are over 1,700 Buddhist temples, 300 Shinto shrines, palaces and gardens, and some of Japan's top museums and galleries located in this city. Although there is so much to see and do in Kyoto, even a short-time visitor can soon get an appreciation of what this ancient capital has to offer. The best time to visit Kyoto is in the spring and fall when the weather is at its finest.
Welcome to Arashiyama Benkei a Traditional Ryokan. Arashiyama Benkei was a Heian Period (794 to 1185) country estate once used by vacationing court nobles. Arashiyama remains famous for Ukai, an ancient method of catching Japanese trout using trained cormorants birds. Kyoto ryokan Arashiyama Benkei's location at the foot of Mt Arashiyama in Kyoto allows our visitors to experience the beauty of the changing seasons. A traditional Japanese ryokan, Kyoto Ryokan Arashiyama Benkei's esteemed g...
Welcome to Hanaikada. It is located in Arashiyama Kyoto which is at the edge of the city, a perfect location to be close to enjoy beautiful mountain while still being close enough to the city to visit many locations. The ryokan has 13 rooms including one with an outdoor hot spring bath and one with an indoor hot spring bath. The rest of the rooms come with a private bathroom. It has 3 large shared baths and one reserved outdoor bath. The cuisine here is a Kyoto Kaiseki with a mi...
Welcome to Togetsutei. This beautiful Traditional Ryokan is located in the heart of Arashiyama. Togetsutei has 25 traditional Japanese-style rooms, and all of the rooms have their own private bath and toilet. There are shared indoor baths for both women and men at Togetsutei (same gender bathing only), and a sauna is also available. Japanese style meals are served in the privacy of the guest rooms. Check-in time is after 15:00 and check-out time is before 10:00 am. Parking is available.
Welcome to Kyoto Arashiyama Onsen Kadensho. This Luxurious Ryokan has 105 rooms in nine different styles all with beds. It has two shared hot springs and five reserved ones that are open all night. When it is time to eat you will be treated to a lavish meal that features numerous dishes according to the season if you miss meal time or you get hungry in the middle of the night they will provide some soba for you for free. Arashiyama is a mountain known for its beauty that changes...
Hyogo-ken Chijitoroku Ryokogyo 3-609
(Hyogo Prefecture Travel Agent License Number 3-609)
10-5-401-1-(2) Sakae-machi, Kawanishi-shi, Hyogo-ken Japan
Part of the Rediscover Group of Travel Companies Rediscover Japan Co., Ltd. (Japanese Guest Houses)
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