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.
Yoshino is located in Nara Prefecture. It is Japan's most famous cherry blossom spot. It features over 30,000 cherry trees planted around the slopes which visitors can admire as they walk along the roads that lead up the mountain. The mountain is also home to the Yoshimizu Shrine, with its collection of ceramics, paintings and armor. Nearby are the massive, wooden Kinpusen-ji Temple and centuries-old Nyoirin-ji Temple. The area is also renowned for its natural hot springs.
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 ...
Welcome to Scenic Inn Hounkan. This hotel is located in the highlands of Mt. Yoshino. The rooms offer stunning views of Naka Senbon Park, Kami Senbon Park, and the mausoleum of Emporer Go-Daigo. This hotel gives its guests the chance to truly admire the natural beauty that changes with the seasons.
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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