Tawaraya Ryokan travel42 Professional Hotel Review
Located east of the Oike subway station, this expensive hostelry numbers among the most famous ryokan
in Japan, along with Hiiragiya across the street.
It is distinctly more traditional, with fewer modern amenities than the Hiiragiya, placing it in a class of its own for those seeking the ultimate in Kyoto authenticity.
With a 300-year history (though actually rebuilt 175 years ago), the august hotel boasts a guest list ranging from Hitchcock and Leonard Bernstein to Nureyev and the ...
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