Do you know the place where you can enjoy three different hot springs: an Onsen Ryokan and two public baths?
Ebisuya Ryokan is located in the mountains of Aizu area and there are no other inns nearby.
Nonetheless, it is surrounded by two public baths whose nature of the springs is different.
Hokkaido-Tohoku Region, Rating [5/5] Gourmet, Lodging, Metallic Smell, Opaque, Private Bath
Do you think men’s and women’s bath should be completely separated?
When you are with a partner of the opposite gender, it may be more convenient if you can hear each other’s voice.
At this hot spring, surprisingly, a movable “Onsen Bazooka” is connecting men’s bathroom to women’s one.
Chubu Region, Rating [5/5] Hydrogen Sulfide, Sightseeing, Tepid
What is the definition of hot springs?
As long as spring water is hot, can we call it a hot spring?
Japan has the Hot Springs Act.
According to the law, the natural monument in a southern island can be called a hot spring.
Kyushu-Okinawa Region, Rating [1/5] Hot Spring River, Tepid, Wilderness
Do you know a hot spring river of milky white water?
The impressive spot must be one of the best hot springs with an exclusion of the fact:
You will have the brush with death from the toxic gas.
Hokkaido-Tohoku Region, Rating [5/5] Extremely Hot, Hot Spring River, Opaque, Sulfur Dioxide, Wilderness
Do you know what is a hot spring upwelling from the ground?
It is a premium hot spring where you can enjoy extremely fresh water, because the sources of the spring is located directly at the bottom of tubs.
Okayama prefecture is famous for such springs, so I stayed in a Ryokan “Okutsuso.”
However, the enchantment of the inn was not just the hot spring upwelling from the ground.
Chugoku-Shikoku Region, Rating [5/5] Gourmet, Lodging, Private Bath, Upwelling from the Ground
What places do you think are beautiful hot springs?
An open-air bath surrounded by beautiful nature may be a good idea.
Today I would like to introduce a beautiful “indoor” bath, even though the building was established around 90 years ago.
Kanto Region, Rating [4/5] Lodging, Mixed Bath, Sauna
Do you know a temple having hot springs?
Hot springs often pertain to religion.
The place I would like to introduce today is a renovated temple, and not an actively working temple.
However, it takes an important role as a community network, which temples realized at a time in the past.
Chubu Region, Rating [3/5] Metallic Smell, Opaque