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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... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2015
funsk8_ray
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Mungyeong, South Korea
Worth a visit to Suwa just for a bath

I was on my way back to Tokyo from Matsumoto and decided to stop in Suwa just to take a look. I was... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
Tripwarriors_com
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Singapore, Singapore
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Jun 12, 2018
“Worth a visit to Suwa just for a bath”
Jan 14, 2017
“Not just "onsen (hot spa)", Feel the history”
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4-1-9 Kogandori, Suwa 392-0027, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

I was on my way back to Tokyo from Matsumoto and decided to stop in Suwa just to take a look. I was not so impressed with Suwa, but I came across Katakura Hall and that made it all worthwhile. For only ¥650, you can...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 14, 2017

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...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed July 4, 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...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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