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.
Welcome to Chikurin-in Gumpo-en. This Traditional Ryokan was originally a Buddhist Temple called Tsubakiyama Temple. The temple was built by Shotoku Taishi (a very famous Crown Prince of Japan who reigned from 592 - 628 AD) and the temple used to accommodate Buddhist Monks who practiced asceticism in the mountains of Yoshino. Today, Chikurin-in Gumpo-en is a traditional ryokan and it has hosted famous Japanese artists and writers and even the former Emperor of Japan, Hirohito. The ryokan ...
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
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