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Katakurakan’s Thousand-Person Bath|A Retro-Modern Bathhouse on the Shore of Lake Suwa Where You Can Bathe While Standing

There is a hot spring facility called Katakurakan (片倉館) in Suwa City, Nagano Prefecture. Katakurakan is a classic Western-style public bathhouse built i...
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Hot Springs in Japan|Top 3 Ranking of Number and Volume of Hot Springs by Prefecture

One of the pleasures of traveling is to take a bath in an onsen. Living in Nagano Prefecture, hot springs are a part of my everyday life. Which hot spri...

Arima Onsen | Enjoy The Hot Spring Spas with Two Types of Spring Water

Arima Onsen, located in Hyogo Prefecture, is a popular hot spring resort with a long history. It is easily accessible from Osaka, and is a good tourist ...

What is a Sand Bath? |A Day Trip to Saraku in Ibusuki, Kagoshima Prefecture

At the southern end of Kyushu lies Ibusuki, a city of 44,000 people. The city of Ibusuki in Kagoshima Prefecture is famous for its "sand steam bath", or...

Mitamano-Yu Hot Spring|One Day Spa in Yamanashi with a View and Meals

On a recent trip to Yamanashi Prefecture, I dropped in on a day trip to a hot spring called Mitamano-yu. Mitamano-yu has an open-air bath with a panoram...
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