The Tourist inn  HINOMOTO
As for the lodging by the Kyoto sightseeing, please by the sightseeing hotel hinomoto that is popular among the tourists from the foreign countries at a bargain price.
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Link to other hotels nearby and sightseeing information site.
Please look up them for your trip.
Matsubaya Ryokan http://www.matsubayainn.com/
Ryokan Hiraiwa http://www2.odn.ne.jp/hiraiwa/
Ryokan Kyoka http://web.kyoto-inet.or.jp/people/kyoka/
Ryokan Kyoraku http://www.ryokankyoraku.jp/
Ryokan Ohto http://www.kyoto-ohto.com/
Station Ryokan Haruki http://www5.ocn.ne.jp/~seikis/
Ryokan Yamazaki http://www.ryokan-yamazaki.co.jp/
Recommended in Kyoto
Kiyomizu Temple The Gion a River
▲Kiyomizu Temple ▲The Gion a River
Kiyomizu Temple(left)
Kiyomizu-dera temple was founded in 778 and was dedicated to Kannon Bosatsu (Bodhisattva of compassion.).
Its construction was proposed by shogun Sakanoue no Tamuramaro.
Many temple buildings burned down in 1629.
At the order of the third Tokugawa shogun Iemitsu, the temple was re-built in 1631.
The temple was completed in 1633.
The elevated terrace or platform of the temple is called "Butai" which means "Stage" in Japanese.
From the "stage" of the Kiyomizu-dera Temple, you can see a beautiful panoramic viewof the whole city of Kyoto.
There are also important cultural properties like Niohmon, Umatodome, Syuro(the bell tower), Saimon(The west Gate), Sanju-to, keido, Tamura-do, Asakura-do, Syaka-do, Amida-do, and Oku-no-do.
The temple was proclaimed as the world heritagein 1994 by the Unesco.
the Gion a River(right)
Gion was born as a town in front of The Shrine of Gion.
There were houses of a picture-story show and a Japanese puppet show (in which the story is narrated and sung to a samisen accompaniment) in Edo era.
Then, the area was developed as a town of teahouse and grew with public entertainment and the performing arts from the end of Edo era to the beginning of Meiji era.
You will see the traditional view of stores and houses on a stone-paved street with the beautiful Shira-river and a row of trees of cherry blossoms.
Inquiries Ryokan HINOMOTO 075-351-4563

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RyokanHinomoto (Japanese in Group)
Address 375 Kotake-cho Matsubara-agaru Kawaramachi-dori Shimogyo-ku Kyoto Japan 6008034.
TEL 075-351-4563 FAX 075-351-3932