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Address: 721-1 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-361-3215

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Hot and small

I is only one pool its small and I found it hot. After the first soak I had a cold shower then went back for another go and had to cool down again. The time I went was not crowded... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Preston S
Whistler, Canada
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Whistler, Canada
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I is only one pool its small and I found it hot. After the first soak I had a cold shower then went back for another go and had to cool down again. The time I went was not crowded and the soak felt good. It's in the basement of the kyoto tower.

Thank Preston S
Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We came to this onsen to clean up before boarding an overnight bus. It was very conveniently located - near kyoto station. It's in the basement of Kyoto Tower, which you can access via the elevator. You buy an entry ticket from the machine outside, including add ons for bath towels etc. You can go to their website to print... More 

Thank Jill_Chong
Monterrey, Mexico
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

This place is located across the street from Kyoto Station so you can relax after or before traveling. You pay at the entrance using a vending machine. I went early in the morning and there was a line. It took some extra seconds to figure out where to click. As I said, I visited early in the morning so you... More 

1 Thank Saesar
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

There is better out there for sure but it is still a genuine Onsen/ public bath experience (I am unsure if there are specific criteria for each) and seems mainly frequented by locals. There are no electric or jet stream baths here as in other similar establishments we have tried so it is average to be fair.

Thank Paul W
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Nice to relax after a long day of sightseeing. Conveniently located next to Kyoto Station, it was just perfect to have a quick and refreshing brake before carrying on with my travel.

Thank Stefan G
Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

After a long day at the flea market in Kyoto this was a welcome respite! It was easy to find. There is a machine right outside the entry where you purchase your tickets. It was 750 yen per person, plus 100 yen extra for a large towel. There was soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion and even body oil. What a great... More 

Thank Kathleen P
San Mateo, California
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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Located in basement 3F of Kyoto Tower. This onsen or hot spring is very convenient. Opens from 7 am to 10 pm. There is a discount for hotel guest if you happen to stay at the Kyoto Tower Hotel. I purchased my ticket from the machine right outside the onsen. 750 yen for weekday and 890 yen for weekends/ holiday.... More 

7 Thank singinggigi
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

This was my first visit to a Japanese baths so I was a bit nervous that I would cause offence. I went in and remove my shoes and socks and was given a little towel and then went into the single sex changing rooms . Then I undressed and entered the baths and and a very nice and thorough shower.... More 

3 Thank Adam D
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 10 October 2013

This sento cost 750 yen per entry which included small towels and soaps. These will helps as I don't need to prepare my towel and soap. Is a good experience to try Japanese way of public bath. The only thing is you have to go into the hot pool slowly. It's very hot, hotter than Arima Onsen I went. Just... More 

1 Thank Desapro
Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

If you need a shower during your trip, you find a public bath at a very convenient location. Kyoto Tower is just in front of the Kyoto JR station. Price is 750 yen (towel included, bath towel needs an extra 100 yen) which seems a bit high, but you can refresch yourself here. It opens 07:00 to 20:30 dairy. Buy... More 

1 Thank Huependen_Frosch

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