Kyoto, a destination rich of tradition and history. It was the capital of Japan from 794 till the 19th century, more then a thousand years. Featured with temple arts, nature, and abundance cuisine. This week we are going to introduce 5 eco-friendly hotels in this historical city.
120 years of history is not the only feature, but they held a policy to reduce any negative environmental impact of all hotel business activities and services. Such as thorough sorting of industrial waste, intensification of environmental education, andsocial contributions to cleaning and preservation. All of the above and more make this hotel especially green.
HOSHINOYA Kyoto sits beside the beautiful Hozu-Gawa River from the famous Togetsukyo Bridge in Arashiyama. A delightful collection of traditional wood-framed buildings from 19th century, and lighting design to let the shadows breath. Also, in their restaurant every dish is a synthesis of superior seasonal ingredients prepared with ingenuity and a respect for the past.
With sweeping views of the famous Higashiyama mountains. The resort features 134 guest rooms with traditional Japanese motifs, four restaurants and bars including modern Japanese cuisine and a spa for the ultimate rejuvenation.
Set along the peaceful Hozu River, an authentic Japanese-style experience awaits. The hotel is perfectly poised to offer access to some of Japan’s most important national treasures. Inspired by traditional Japanese touches and culture offering a truly enriching and indigenous experience and locally inspired meals.
The Kanamean Nishitomiya is one of the ryokans which have survived in the modern surroundings of downtown Kyoto. The wooden architecture hosts only six suites which lead to a little Japanese garden with seasonal flowers. Also don’t miss their seasonal ingredient Kyo Kaiseki, for vegetarian or guest couldn’t eat seafood they still have some magic cuisine.
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