RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Delve into an exquisite world of traditional Japanese culture with architecture and gardens steeped in the Japanese ambiance and the absolute best in Japanese cuisine. 91 min by Shinkansen from Tokyo Sta.
Japanese ryokan food, dinner and breakfast – a ryokan providing local foodstuff
Japanese cuisine made with Miyagi Prefecture ingredients.
A ryokan particularly good for health and beauty
With numerous reports of skin problems healing several days after using the baths, this hot spring has been famous since days of old for the potency of its medicinal effect. The water is good for chronic skin problems, neuralgia, joint pain, etc.
A ryokan appearing in various media
A high class ryokan where celebrities often come for filming.
“No. 1” ryokan in Japan
This ryokan is located inside a 26,000 square meter Japanese garden hot spring. The area possesses a rich history, with examples such as the 29th Emperor of Japan using the area for bathing therapy and famous daimyo (feudal lords) of the Date Clan using the area as a private hot spring. The Akiu hot spring is one of the three oldest hot springs in Japan (together with the Arima and Dogo hot springs).
Modern hotel-style ryokan
This ryokan has a strong traditional Japanese ambiance, but also provides modern comforts. It stands in a 26,000 square meter Japanese garden.
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