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.
Located in the northwest of Honshu island, Niigata Prefecture is fifth largest prefecture in Japan. Niigata is renown for three things: rice, Japanese sake, and snow. It is the largest rice producing area in the country, and with its crystal, clean water Niigata produces some of the most delicious rice in Japan. From the pure water and delicious rice comes Japanese sake, and some of the highest quality of this "rice wine" comes from Niigata. The wintertime sees some of the highest snowfalls and most beauty winter wonderland scenery in Japan. Every ski and snowboard season thousands of visitors flock to the ski resorts and hotsprings such as Echigo Yuzawa Onsen and Myoko Kogen. In the summertime, Sado Island and the town of Ogi are also popular places to visit.
Welcome to Shikinosato Kikuya. This Traditional Ryokan is located beside the Arakawa River in picturesque Takanosu Onsen (Takanosu Hot Spring). KIkuya-Niigata has appeared many times on Japanese television programs and it is also frequented by popular Japanese celebrities. Guests must walk across a suspension bridge over the Arakawa River to get to Kikuya-Niigata, and upon reaching the ryokan guests can relax in one of the ryokan’s 12 Japanese-style guest rooms and dine on traditional J...
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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