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Dogo Onsen Tsubaki no Yu

19-22 Dogoyunomachi, Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture 790-0842, Japan
+81 89-935-6586
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Ranked #2 of 8 activities in Matsuyama
Type: Spas
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Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We opted for a package that included a tour of private areas of the Onsen and the use of one of the smaller baths with tea and a snack following. We enjoyed that but the public bath was the best, full of local adults and children...a glimpse into Japanese culture. Staff was friendly and helpful in navigating the warren-like building.

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Nishinomiya, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

If you go to Dogo Onsen you'll end up taking a bath with every other tourist at the Dogo Onsen Honkan. It's fun, it has it's thing, you'll do it. When you want to really experience the water, when you want to really relax, go to Tsubaki no Yu. Basic sento layout with a very large changing room. There's only... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

This onsen is right next to the famous Dogo onsen, tapping the same hot spring, but it has a very different feeling. While Dogo is a big tourist destination with a long history, this is more of a community onsen where locals go to bathe their daily worries away. A good-sized change room and bathing area with several tubs with... More

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