RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air/Onsen baths
Book Kowakuen in Dogo Onsen— Enjoy the view of Matsuyama Castle and the cityscape night view while dining in your guest room. 40 min by bus from Matsuyama Airport.
Japanese ryokan food, dinner and breakfast – a ryokan providing local foodstuff
Local Seto Inland Sea seafood. Local famous Ehime Iyo beef.
A ryokan particularly good for health and beauty
This alkali hot spring has been favored for hot spring therapy for 3000 years. The water is good for stiff shoulders, skin beautification effects, nervous disorders, etc.
A ryokan appearing in various media
Near the filming spot for the NHK drama “Saka no Ue no Kumo (Clouds over the Hill)” (2009-11, Japan).
Modern hotel-style ryokan
This ryokan combines a traditional Japanese ambiance with strong resort hotel elements.
Top hot spring resort – Dogo, Shikoku
With 3,000 years of history, this is one of Japan’s oldest hot springs. It even appears in the “Nihon Shoki” (a collection of ancient myths). Many past Emperors of Japan have visited here starting 1,500 years ago, including Emperor Showa. It also is home to Yushinden, the only bathing room in Japan specially set aside for the Imperial Family.
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