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Genmyoan Ryokan's exclusive hill-top position overlooks the famous Amanohashidate land bridge, whose unique shape inspired the ancient tale that Amanohashidate is a fallen bridge to heaven. Inside, Genmyoan emanates by-gone elegance through our exceptional attention to traditional detail. Experience a sense of past evoked by service staff in kimono, old artistic treasures on display, and exquisite tea-house craftsmanship. In 1393, the shogun Ashikaga came on a pilgrimage to this hill and was greatly moved by the view. He thereupon suggested the name "Genmyo" for the spot, as it means a feeling beyond the earthly or ordinary. When Genmyoan Ryokan was founded in 1937, the idea came naturally of creating an atmosphere in which one's everyday life and cares could be left behind. The inn has drawn many distinguished guests over its history, from artists and literary figures to the Imperial family. Come experience the serenity of the location, noticed by the shogun so many years ago.
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

I note the raving reviews written by others and feel I should throw in my two cents worth. I agree with what others have said about the location and the service. Both are excellent and the lady who served me breakfast and dinner was wonderful....More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Bourgogneboy
Response from GenmyoanRyokan, Manager at GenmyoanResponded October 7, 2017

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your comments. We are sorry to hear that your expectation din't much our standard. We will strive to adjust what you pointed out. Thank you so much. Sincerely Yours, Genmyoan

Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a top class Ryokan in Amanohashidate. It overlooks the bay and ocean. The views are fantastic from every room. We had a room with a private semi open air bath: highly recommended. Their onset is great too. Although one of them would benefit...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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Response from GenmyoanRyokan, Manager at GenmyoanResponded October 6, 2017

Thank you very much for your complimentary comments for Genmyaon. We appreciate for such comments. We are glad to know that you enjoyed staying with us. We hope you will revisit us soon and we are looking forward to seeing you at Genmyoan.

Reviewed July 21, 2017

I have stayed at Genmyoan several times over the last 25 years, and it gets better and better. The management is now adding larger and more modern rooms, but the Genmyoan tradition goes back more than ten generations. The service, food, and amenities are consistently...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Response from GenmyoanRyokan, Manager at GenmyoanResponded July 29, 2017

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your comments. We are honored you to stay our place for long time period. We try to keep our tradition and mix with new trends. We are looking forward to visiting here again. Thank you very much again....More

Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We loved every part of our stay at Genmyoan!! Highly recommended! We were greeted at the local train station by lovely staff who drove us to the Ryokan. To get there, you drive up a picturesque winding road to the top where you arrive at...More

Date of stay: October 2016
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Response from GenmyoanRyokan, 支配人 at GenmyoanResponded October 19, 2016

Thank you very much for your comment. We appreciate for such words of praise given to Genmyoan and our staffs. We hope you will visit us again near future. Thank you very much again for your compliment. Genmyoan

Reviewed September 23, 2016

Slightly winding drive up the hill. Beautiful lobby seating area. Enjoying a cup of tea with dessert while enjoying the great view. Super friendly and helpful staff. We had a large group (7 adults). The lady who looked after us was so affable and kind....More

Date of stay: January 2016
1  Thank risxlene
Response from GenmyoanRyokan, 支配人 at GenmyoanResponded September 24, 2016

Thank you very much for your comment to Genmyoan. We are honored to praised so much details here, we appreciate for them. Here Amanohashidate the autumn has been coming and the colors of sea and leaves have been changing. We hope you will visit us...More

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KIX? You can go to the Amanohasidate(天橋立) by bus.  1.KIX Airport Bus   KIX → Shin-Osaka(UM8:Hankyu highway bus terminal) transfer  2.TANGO KAIRIKU KOTSU Bus Or HANKYU Bus   Shin-Osaka... More
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"Ask for a room with a view on Amanohashidate but be prepared to pay extra for that."
Oct 5, 2017
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"Pay more for the view of Amanohashidate"
Sep 23, 2016
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"All rooms have the glorious view of the land bridge."
Jun 25, 2013
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