Nestled in the center of HonshÅ«, and once the capital of Japan, Kyoto is home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, more than 1,600 Buddhist temples, and some 400 Shinto shrines.
Serenity and calm reign in this vast park bathed in Izu's light, a flagstone walk flanked by 100-year-old willows and a lovely stone lantern leads to six pavilions admirably arranged in the purest Japanese style.
Reside in the heart of beautiful Midosuji, the Champs Elysées of Osaka.
Founded 800 years ago and is the oldest inn in the spa town of Arima...an exceptional spot with astonishing brick-colored water. Gosho, which means imperial palace, is an echo of the long, feudal era when the establishment was reserved for the nobility.