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The World's Oldest Hotel: Hoshi Ryokan

Green Lifestyle  (tags: world, travel, japan, hotel )

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The Hoshi Ryokan is a hotel and spa in Komatsu, Japan. It is almost 1,300 years old and has been owned by the same family since 718 A.D.

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Veljko Veljkos (4)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 2:58 am
Beautiful place

Wendy C. (109)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 4:06 am
wow! That's an amazing history.

Kath P. (10)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 8:20 am
I would love to stay there.

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 8:51 am
Wow, it's awesome, thx for sharing:)

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 9:19 am
Great story. It looks beautiful.

Reynard Loki (16)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 1:48 pm
Wow, thanks for posting!

Beth M. (244)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 2:19 pm
Stunning! Love the waterfall. Would love to go there someday.

Lori U. (3)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 2:48 pm
That is amazing to think that something can have remained after all these years.

Joy McR (133)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 3:03 pm
A beautiful place... and after all these years it's still going strong...

Claudia O. (73)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 3:20 pm
Wouldn't it be amazing to retain the 'family place' for all of those years? Most of us have very migratory histories.

Kate Kenner (214)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 4:46 pm
Beautiful but also that is an old place and that is a very long, long time.

Anne K. (134)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 5:23 pm
Very interesting. Thanks!

Sarah G. (109)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 6:06 pm
Beautiful and fascinating!

Linda B. (71)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 6:41 pm
An amazing story, and a beautiful structure. Thanks for sharing.

Bill Eagle (33)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 8:49 pm
Have they updated their plumbing?

Faith Billingham (3)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 9:08 pm
thank you for this article :)

Irma Paulme (101)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 10:29 pm
Wonder how it looked in 718 AD and the owners have good business sense, from generation to generation.

Past Member (0)
Monday October 31, 2011, 7:12 am
Thanks, very interesting.

june t. (66)
Thursday November 3, 2011, 11:53 pm
fascinating place. thanks for the post

Lika S. (130)
Tuesday November 15, 2011, 1:56 am
It's in a very beautiful country side in Japan. I've never been there, but the surroundings are gorgeous. Maybe some day...
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