RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Izanro Iwasaki in Misasa Onsen (Tottori) — Tracing its roots back to antiquity, this historical hot spring ryokan has always been a favorite of the Royal family and famous intellectual Japanese poet-painters (bunjin) of yore. 45 min by bus from Tottori Airport. 130 min by JR limited express from Okayama Station.
Japanese ryokan food, dinner and breakfast – a ryokan providing local foodstuff
Famous local Tottri seafood.
A ryokan particularly good for health and beauty
With 800 years of history, this hot spring is known as one of the world’s best radium hot springs. The rate of death from cancer of the nearby residents is half of the national average. The water is good for skin beautification, fatigue, nervous disorders, etc.
A ryokan appearing in various media
This area was approved as the filming spot for the sequel of the Korean drama “Iris.” With ninety years of history, this ryokan has hosted Emperor Showa, the current Emperor of Japan, the Prince and Princess of Japan, and many authors as well.
“No. 1” ryokan in Japan
This ryokan has 90 years of history. It has a Japanese garden and tea ceremony room, and has hosted many members of the Imperial Family and authors. With 800 years of history, the hot spring contains 702 maches of radon, making it rare on a global scale.
Year of establishment