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The Kansai Region Hotels

Kankaso

  • The cosy bridge that links the detached number 24 to the main lobby.

  • The Entry of Kankaso

  • vue sur jardin

  • dessin du jardin, A.MAS

  • la suite

Pros

  • Long history of serving foreign guests
  • Traditional architecture
  • Convenient to Nara Koen

Cons

  • English not spoken

Updated 09/20/2013

Fodor's Review

At once exquisitely refined and delightfully friendly, Kankaso exemplifies the best of Japanese hospitality. Beautiful gardens surround this peaceful ryokan near Todai Temple, and inside, elegant ikebana arrangements adorn the alcove. Each room is decorated with scrolls and pottery. Although the building has been renovated over the centuries, its 1,200-year-old central beam testifies to its longevity. The communal baths look out onto the gardens. A delicious kaiseki dinner is included, as is breakfast.

Hotel Information

Address:

10 Kasugano-cho, Nara, Nara-ken, 630-8212, Japan

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Phone:

0742-26–1128

Website: www.kankaso.jp

Hotel Details:

  • 9 Japanese-style rooms, 5 with bath
  • Some meals

Updated 09/20/2013

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