Articles for Onsen, sources thermales et bains publics in Tokyo


Little known and frequented by tourists, the onsen Jakotsu-Yu is nevertheless popular with the regulars come to relax after a long day of work.

Jakotsu-Yu Onsen

A neighborhood onsen that was founded in the Edo period (1603-1868), the Jakotsu-Yu (蛇 骨湯) in Asakusa has kept its simplicity and its clientele. Have a nice dip.

It was around the Asakusa temple in Tokyo's Asakusa Kannon is Onsen.

Asakusa Kannon Onsen

Asakusa Kannon Onsen, a discreet place of ablution, near Sensoji, has preserved the atmosphere of the Japanese public establishments of the postwar period.

Utsukushi no yu

Practical and modern, Utsukushi no yu sento is also an up-market gym located a few meters from Takaido Station.

Hidden in the Ginza district, the onsen Komparu is a set of bathroom quite affordable.

Komparu-yu Onsen

A small bathhouse in the Ginza district, Komparu-yu offers an honest, relaxing experience.

Oedo Onsen Monogatari-revives the warm baths of the Edo period.

Oedo Onsen Monogatari

An onsen recreating the atmosphere of Edo Japan. Plunge into the past with yukata.

Takaragawa Onsen

For a poetic moment in the countryside, enter the doors of the Japanese spa Takaragawa Onsen.

Foot Bath Cafes

Ashiyu are footbaths found in some public spaces, such as near train stations or in parks. Filled with hot spring water, you can soak just your bare feet while remaining dressed.

Five hot spring towns near Tokyo

Great for revitalising weary travelers, hot springs, found throughout Japan, are very popular with the Japanese for their invigorating properties.

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