RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air/Onsen baths
Book Funaya Ryokan in Dogo Onsen— This famous ryokan features top class hospitality and is even used by the Imperial Family. 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
Emperor Showa stayed in this ryokan.
“No. 1” ryokan in Japan
Ryokan with a 380 year history. It features a 5,000 square meter Japanese garden and Japan’s oldest hot spring. The hot spring even appears in Japanese myth. Many notable authors have stayed here, and the spring has appeared in literature under its real name.
Modern hotel-style ryokan
This ryokan combines a traditional Japanese ambiance with strong resort hotel elements. Some of the architecture is the original traditional Japanese architecture.
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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