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Address: 4-1-9 Kogandori, Suwa 392-0027, Nagano Prefecture
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Bath House (Onsen) Visit

I visited Suwa for business and this was recommended to me because I stayed right across from it. I was told that you could stand in the bath pool. This is not one of those fancy... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 July 2015
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Mungyeong, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This "shared" public bath house was open in 1929! During the Meiji and Taisho eras, Suwa’s Katakura family made a fortune in the silk industry and used that wealth to build the Katakura-kan bath house which was made open for the locals to have bath and use for social activities. This kind of act really represents the true sense of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

I visited Suwa for business and this was recommended to me because I stayed right across from it. I was told that you could stand in the bath pool. This is not one of those fancy spa-type bath houses. It seems to have history behind the place. However, the reason to visit is the water. I believe they have some... More 

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