RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Honke Bankyu in Yunishigawa Onsen— The chirping of birds, the tranquil murmuring of the river, the pulse of mountain life… Melt away in a luxurious bath accompanied only by the relaxing sounds of nature. 120 min by Tobu Limited Express from Asakusa Sta., Tokyo.
Japanese ryokan food, dinner and breakfast – a ryokan providing local foodstuff
Famous local Nikko Yuba (dried bean curd) and Tochigi beef. Local deer meat, mountain birds, and river fish. Takezake (sake in a bamboo container) and kotsuzake (warmed sake flavored with grilled fish).
“No. 1” ryokan in Japan
The open air bath is a hot spring that has continued to spout for 820 years. With its use of old trees, the main building is often featured in magazines.
Traditional ryokan – historical architecture
This ryokan was built from precious wood and wood from old trees collected from all over Japan, and is notable for its amazing vine-rope bridge crossing the mountain stream on the property. With its line up of open hearths in the eating area and the old tree art atmosphere of the lobby, this ryokan brims with Japanese ambiance.
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