RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Koshi no Yado Takashimaya in Iwamuro Onsen (Niigata) — A famous ryokan spot, ideal as a hidden inn for inquisitive and sophisticated tastes. 105 min by JR Shinkansen from Tokyo Sta.
Japanese ryokan food, dinner and breakfast – a ryokan providing local foodstuff
Local Niigata seafood, vegetables, and rice.
A ryokan appearing in various media
Emperor Meiji stayed at this ryokan.
“No. 1” ryokan in Japan
This ryokan hosts official go and shogi matches.
Traditional ryokan – historical architecture
This ryokan incorporates modern highlights while staying true to the wooden estate feel of the Edo era (the era of kimonos and a closed off Japan), a period 250 years in the past. It has a Japanese garden. The building is designated as a National Tangible Cultural Asset.
Year of establishment
*Open-air baths in the rooms are hot spring baths.