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This small and cute guest house is hidden in the west part of Kyoto (easy accesible by city bus or subway).
The house is designed in a tradition japanese way which is absolutely amazing. The staff is very helpful and kind. Our double room was...More
Would not recommend staying here if you have only a short time in Kyoto, even though its probably the best price you're going to get. We didnt experience any problems w/train noise or finding the place (in fact we never really heard the pinging and...More
Stayed at Bola Bola for 2 nights last week after reading the reviews on the tripadvisor web site. We absolutely had an awesome time in Japan and staying at this guesthouse was a really lovely experience. Very cute and homely. The owners are very nice...More
Stayed here for 3 nights and couldn't believe what a bargain it was. It was a really cute guesthouse with a kind and helpful owner. Found the room to be quite large as I was on my own, and there were 2 toilets and showers...More
My partner and I stayed in Bola Bola for a week in Sept 08, and loved it. The location seemed a little daunting on paper, but once we were there it was no problem at all to find our way between Bola Bola and the...More
US$47 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Western Kyoto is home to some of the city's best eccentricities. Kyoto's Saga-Toriimoto Preserved Street takes visitors back in time to the Meiji Period, where old homes have been transformed into tea houses and eateries. Pleasure boats drift down the riverbank, under wooden bridges that beckon nature lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The area's famously tall bamboo groves, monkey park, and
impressive vistas during the Hanami cherry blossom viewing season mean that it is busiest in warmer months, though also gorgeous in the fall, when the mountains and hills along the banks turn multi-colored. Historic and engaging, even the rail cars in Western Kyoto seek to exemplify its traditional nature and scenic beauty. Many people, including natives, come to visit the 1,200 rakan statues at the Otagi Nenbutsuji Temple, which is still in use as a religious site.