RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Hamanoyu in Lake Suwa Onsen (Nagano)— A hot spring ryokan brimming with relaxation, where guests can spend time near Lake Suwa, a home of Japanese myth and legend. 125 min by JR Limited Express from Tokyo Sta.
Japanese ryokan food, dinner and breakfast – a ryokan providing local foodstuff
Local Nagano wild vegetables.
Ryokan particularly good for health and beauty
The water is good for joint pain, neuralgia, fatigue, etc.
Ryokan being location of famous works
Taiji Harada, an artist creating in the motif of “Japan’s primal scene,” has stayed at this ryokan. Filming spot for the movie “Be with You” (2004, Japan).
Modern hotel-style ryokan
This ryokan combines a traditional Japanese ambiance with strong resort hotel elements.