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.
Ishikawa Prefecture lies along the Japanese seacoast, and its spectacular Noto Peninsula extends out into the Sea of Japan. The capital city of Ishikawa Prefecture is Kanazawa which is located on the coast. Along with Kyoto, Kanazawa escaped the bombing during the Second World War and as a result some of the city remains as it as been for hundreds of years. Visitors can explore the tiny narrow crooked streets and passageways of the Nagamachi Samurai district and discover the former samurai mansions and old geisha quarters. Kanazawa has a history of arts and crafts including superb lacquer ware, exquisite kimono cloth, and some of the finest pottery in Japan.
Welcome to Kanehachi Minshuku. This Minshuku was originally the house of a high class Japanese fisherman (amimoto). Fresh seafood is prepared daily by a professional chef. As this is an older house, the 8 guest rooms at Kanehachi Minshuku do not have private baths or toilets. All bathing and toilet facilities are shared. Parking is available.
Welcome to Hyakurakuso. This Modern Ryokan is situated above Tsukumo Bay on the Noto Peninsula. There are both indoor and outdoor shared baths (not hot spring baths) for women and men at Hyakurakuso, and there is also a "family bath" that guests can reserve in order to bathe privately. Please ask for details when checking in. The baths are open from 5:00 am to 24:00 midnight. Check-in time is after 15:00 (3:00 pm) and check-out time is before 10:00 am. Parking is available and English is ...
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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