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Overwhelmed by Nara totsukawa, a cafe overlooking the superb view from the cliff “Doro Hotel”

Wakayama, Mie, located upstream of the Kitayama Kumano River water that flows across a three-prefecture of Nara “Dorokyo”. From the upstream, Okudoro, Kamidoro, is called under Toro, especially Shimodoro called “Dorohatcho” is, massive rock, rock formations, from overwhelming valley beauty cliff continues, has been praised as the scenic spot. That to blend in scenery of “Dorohatcho” situated on top of the cliff, you can dine while watching the superb view is “Doro Hotel”.

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This is a cafe there is a lot of amazing places, but (correctly is like a dining room, cafe. Here you referred to as a cafe), first is this strange scenery. Huge rock was the rugged, cliff, such as those taken hollowed out by giants, against the violent nature of beauty, of the river that flows downright quiet thing. Deep emerald green, like a river that flows through the majestic European mountains of, and have seen mind is calm. “Doro Hotel” is built on cliffs on the river from about 15m, but how about you thanks to the flow of the river, did not think even looked down at the bottom and strange as “scary”.

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Wakayama and Mie Prefecture, in front of the eye

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It will also be surprised by this location. Address of this “Doro hotel” the main building is the Nara Prefecture. Suspension bridge I think that can be seen, but a few years before the typhoon of flood damage, is that so the bridge is broken. There in just across the bridge it annexes, but this is the Wakayama Prefecture. And, cliff on the opposite across the great river from the main building, is this Mie Prefecture.

Because this place is a place that has been said to be beautiful, especially scenery among the canyon, just maybe, a result the three provinces has claimed the territory, get along might have come to share. It is a great relationship if that was the case.

Revival hotel as a cafe

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Approximately 100 years ago, likely originally was built in 1917 had been used as a resting place of the raft nurses (‘s a squid). As a hotel to enter the Showa Maybe I started a business.Unlikely, tourist industry there is around a lot of the hotel was thriving at the time. However, after the war, there is also that transportation got better, people to stay is less, hotels and inns is dramatically reduced. This hotel is not an exception, likely to go out of business.

10 years from the going out of business. Was revived this hotel with memories of the grandparents as a cafe restaurant, the East’s fourth generation. Currently but just food and cafe, Toka someday believes also hotel business. If the Auberge in this area faced a variety of tourism resources, it should no doubt be crowded to more than now. Before you can not be reserved, please try by all means a visit once.

Specialty is muffins and Wakayama Prefecture tangerine juice

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The number of snack menu for lunch is still small, and likely to be sold out in the early hours.And a plate of muffins kneaded the onions to the dough, hashed rice. Both are glad 1000 yen and affordable. Drinks In addition to coffee and tea, also popular tangerine juice of Wakayama Prefecture. Refreshing taste characteristic of sweetness modest.

In passing tourist Torokai, please try relaxing comfortably in rare even as building “Doro Hotel”.

Shop data
Doro Hotel
overwhelming every time you feel the natural beauty ★★★★★
■ Address: Nara Prefecture Yoshino-gun totsukawa Oaza God Shimoda door 405
■ Telephone: 07466-9-0003
■ Opening hours: 11: 30- Sold Out as soon as the end
■ Close: wednesday and Thursday
■ HP: Http://Dorohotel.Jp/

“Text: Taico, Photo: Naoyuki Nakagawa”



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