RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Shima Tamura in Shima Onsen— A historical Japanese therapeutic bathing resort. Open-air hot spring baths by a waterfall. Seven forest hot springs. 125 min by JR Limited Express from Ueno Sta., Tokyo.
Japanese ryokan food, dinner and breakfast – a ryokan providing local foodstuff
Famous local Joshu beef.
A ryokan particularly good for health and beauty
The name “Shima hot spring” comes from the saying, “works for forty thousand illnesses.” The hot spring is filled with spring water bubbling up naturally. The water is good for gastrointestinal illnesses, the joints, muscle pain, skin beautification, etc.
A ryokan appearing in various media
High class ryokan used in “Onsen e iko” (Let’s go to a hot spring).
“No. 1” ryokan in Japan
This ryokan has five hundred years of history and maintains an expansive 330,000 square meter forest. This is what makes the water from the ryokan pipes so rich in minerals and taste so good.
Traditional ryokan – historical architecture
This ryokan features the remnants of traditional Japanese architecture in the building and hot spring along with modern renovations as well.
Year of establishment
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*Some rooms have cypress hot spring baths.