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August 28th, 2014 – Autumn activity : HOSHINOYA Kyoto is now announcing " World Heritage Site Helicopter Cruise"

World Heritage Site Helicopter Cruise

We take you to places that you would normally never visit. Take this chance to enjoy a unique, luxurious, and exclusive journey through Kyoto in the fall, sure to be filled with new experiences.This season, escape from the hustle and bustle with HOSHINOYA Kyoto, and visit areas famous for their fall colors.

-An aerial journey covering 17 World Heritage sites in Kyoto
Since ancient times, Kyoto has been filled with history. There are over 3000 temples and shrines in existence in Kyoto, with 17 of them registered as World Cultural Heritage sites. On HOSHINOYA Kyoto‘s helicopter cruise, you do not simply enjoy the autumn colors, but also have the chance to see all 17 World Heritage sites from high above on our special round-trip touring course. You will be able to admire the colors of the season and trace the history of Kyoto through a private stroll in the sky.

■ Date: November 15 – December 10, 2014(May be canceled due to rain)
■ Location: Arrival/Departure – Kyoto Shogun-tsuka Heliport 
■ Capacity: 5 guests for 1 flight
■ Price: JPY 405,000 (tax and 10% service fee not included)   
■ Included items:Helicopter round trip

July 28th, 2014 – In the News : HOSHINOYA Kyoto is now featured in Harper's BAZAAR

HOSHINOYA Kyoto and Hoshino Resorts Risonare Atami are now featured In "Harper's BAZAAR".
The article shares the world's most fasionable women, handpicked by the editors of Harper's BAZAAR's international editions.
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July 10th, 2014 - In the News : HOSHINOYA Kyoto is now featured in Bleu&Blanc

Hoshinoya Kyoto is now featured in "Bleu&Blanc"
The article shares the point of tasting KAISEKI (Japanese traditional dining course)
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May 21th, 2014 – Hot Deals : HOSHINOYA Kyoto is now available for coming Autumn Leaves Season reservation

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– Hot Deals : HOSHINOYA Kyoto is now available for coming Autumn Leaves Season reservation
-Early bird offer: 90 days
-Early bird offer: 120 days
Make your reservation at least 90 days or 120days in advance and enjoy the hospitality of HOSHINOYA Kyoto at a special rate.

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May 9th, 2014 - Summer activity : HOSHINOYA Kyoto is now announcing "Ukai, the Japanese traditional cormorant fishing"

Ukai, the Japanese traditional cormorant fishing

Watch cormorant fishing over dinner in a boat on the water, a traditional Kyoto pastime in the elegant former playground of court nobility in Arashiyama.
The fishing fires and the unique calls of the cormorant keepers combine to make the river a magical place.
Enter a world of mysterious beauty never to be found in the teeming city.

【Dinner Boat produced by HOSHINOYA Kyoto】
Date : 2014. July 1 to September 15(excepting August 16)
Time: 19:00PM~ (From 1st /September, 18:30~)
Capacitiy : 2~8 guests per day
Price:47,500yen or 52,500 yen (Dinner on the rental boat, Consumption tax and service charges included)
Reservation : Reservation is required by 7 days or more in advance.

May 4th, 2014 — In the News : HOSHINOYA Kyoto is now featured in Indagare

Hoshinoya Kyoto is now featured in "Indagare"

The article says; "Those looking to have an authentic ryokan experience can do no better than Hoshinoya Kyoto. "

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February 3th, 2014 HOSHINOYA Kyoto reopened on the 1st February.

HOSHINOYA Kyoto finally reopened on the 1st February after the 4 months closing for the maintenance.

January 6th, 2014 A Plum Garden of Kitano Tenman-gū will be open from the beginning of Feb.

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Kitano Tenman-gū is a Shinto shrine in Kyoto. The garden is filled with red and white ume or plum blossom, and when they blossom the shrine is often very crowded. the Plum garden will open to the public from the beginning of February.

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December 4th, 2013 HOSHINOYA Kyoto will Re-open on 1st Feburary 2014

HOSHINOYA Kyoto will renewal open on 1st Feb. 2014
Announcing a launch of a new boat with terrace, which will allow passengers to enjoy to the full the natural beauty of Arashiyama gorge and Salon and Bar “Kura” for for your quality relaxation time!

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November 21th, 2013 At the height of the fall foliage in Kyoto

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Japanese are proud of the autumn colors in Kyoto, and like to show them off to the rest of the world. This year it is a bit earlier than normal and the best time is aroud this week.

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