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Naoshima Bath

2252-2, Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun, Kagawa Prefecture 761-3110, Japan
+81 87-892-2626
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- Sep 23, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
18 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

This was my first public bath experience in Japan. I must say that I never planned on setting foot on an Onsen but this crazy art installation of a place plus the whole tranquil vibe of Naoshima helped me get rid of my preconceptions and go in. The room itself is incredible and the elephant sculpture at the top is... More

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Switzerland
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142 reviews 142 reviews
41 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Naoshima has not a lot to do expect the art scene. So I decided to try this bath. What a pleasant surprise. Small but really well decorated in a pop art/chaotic art style. Very bright and light. Great to go even for just half an hour. And you will only see locals there.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A must do when your on Naoshima! Get buttnaked and soak with the locals in this quaint little bathhouse/art-project.

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Yackandandah
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103 reviews 103 reviews
24 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This was a good introduction. Very clean and quite amazing with the artwork all around. Make sure that you take along a towel and your wash bag etc.

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Taipei
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Japanese bath is not so unique in modern world, it is must do thing when you visit Japan. But most people choose to do enjoy Japanes bath in Ryokan (Japanese traditional hotel), or many of the resort hotel which offer hot spring. Naoshima Bath is however, a public bath which tourist hardly experienced. It is located in the center near... More

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Ubud
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is an experience unique unto itself as the hot tub is set among a collection of Chinese landscape rocks carefully chosen and strategically placed so you have the feeling like you are in the middle of a miniature Chinese landscape looking out towards the inland see. I was completely alone and had the rare opportunity to enjoy this uniquely... More

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Palm Springs, California
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208 reviews 208 reviews
81 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Hot tub it in the midst of an art field overlong the Seto Inland Sea. Well, how much better can it get. But reserve ahead to ensure your place in the sun.

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Tottori, Japan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

This onsen is just the coolest - you really have to see it. One thing I would say though, is to take your own towel and toiletries - they are quite expensive to buy at the onsen.

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