RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air/Onsen baths
Book Dogokan in Dogo Onsen— Enjoy a unique atmosphere in this hot spring ryokan with designing by famous Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa. 40 min by bus from Matsuyama Airport.
Japanese ryokan food, dinner and breakfast – a ryokan providing local foodstuff
Local Seto Inland Sea seafood.
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).
“No. 1” ryokan in Japan
This ryokan was designed by globally famous architect Kisho Kurokawa. It features a tea ceremony room constructed with Japanese architecture that faces a Japanese garden.
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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