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Address: 2252-2, Kagawa-gun, Naoshima-cho 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 87-892-2626
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Relaxing art experience

Art and architecture is everywhere at the Naoshima, also at this bath house. You are taking a bath in an artwork, a nice way to see art. The building is great to see from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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173 reviews 173 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

If you have never been to a bath before be informed that you divide into the single sex bathrooms. Strip down and then clean yourself in a shower before sinking into the hot water. You and everyone else will be naked. You will not be allowed in if you are naked or drunk. The baths are beautifully decorated, there is... More 

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paris
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The baths represent a piece of art in istelf. Never seen such a place in Japan before. A great place to go after having cycled around the island in the day. Unmissable

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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Art and architecture is everywhere at the Naoshima, also at this bath house. You are taking a bath in an artwork, a nice way to see art. The building is great to see from the outside with all the incredible decorations. Inside it is the same style. Everywhere you look there is something to see, from the enterance, dressing room... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

It was my first public bath experience and I had to admit I was quite nervous with the thought of getting naked in front of strangers. Surprisingly for me it turn out to be a rather soothing experience. The bath house was clean. The art displays has definitely provided me with the necessary distraction from my anxiety. For those who... More 

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singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The exterior is a mixed bag of elements, all sorts of objects put together almost whimsical. You can find parts of a boat, rudder, propeller, bits and pieces of all sorts. I do not have much good things to say about the interior cause after visiting the other Onsens in Japan, this seems like a hot water in a tub.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
18 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

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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155 reviews 155 reviews
42 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 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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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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24 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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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17 helpful votes 17 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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