RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Tsuta Onsen Ryokan in Oirase & Hakkoda Onsen (Aomori)— Close to the beautiful Lake Towada, this is a traditional wooden hot spring ryokan set amidst the trees. 120 min by bus from Aomori Sta.
A ryokan particularly good for health and beauty
A hot spring source exists below the bath, and the hot spring bath is filled with spring water bubbling up naturally. The water is good for poor circulation, fatigue, joint pain, etc.
A ryokan appearing in various media
Filming spot for the movie “Midaregumo (Scattered Clouds)” (1967, Japan).
“No. 1” ryokan in Japan
This hot spring has a long history, with records of bathing therapy facilities already existing in AD 1147. Rich in ambiance, this ryokan is surrounded by the World Heritage Shirakami-Sanchi and the extensive primary forest of buna (Japanese beech).
Traditional ryokan – historical architecture
Ryokan with a 100 year history. Buildings constructed with traditional Japanese architecture are surrounded by a World Heritage class buna (Japanese beech) forest.
Year of establishment