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.....just right

After a blisteringly hot dip at Onsen Oyu, we stumbled upon Nakao No Yu on the way back to our... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
Simon H
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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
Great if onsen are your thing!

Well, I wasn't going to visit an onsen at all, but finally summoned up the courage. Thought I could... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2017
Judysim
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Brisbane, Australia
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Mar 6, 2018
“.....just right”
Mar 25, 2017
“Great if onsen are your thing!”
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6661 Toyosato, Nozawaonsen-mura, Shimotakai-gun 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

After a blisteringly hot dip at Onsen Oyu, we stumbled upon Nakao No Yu on the way back to our hotel. Close to a Swiss bakery, the Onsen again was very traditional, you can see it through the blizzard so a welcome relief from a...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Well, I wasn't going to visit an onsen at all, but finally summoned up the courage. Thought I could sneak in at a quite time, but there were six local ladies present (hubby got into the men's by himself). I was quickly prompted/chastised when I...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2016

To my great disappointment, I only found this onsen on my last night in town. I did however manage to go twice, making the effort to go back in the morning for a wake-up dip. A fantastic spot, with larger area to change than others...More

Thank Mick J
Reviewed March 22, 2015

Nakao No-Yu is Nozawa Onsen's largest soto-yu (public bathhouse). If this your first visit to a Japanese bathhouse, be sure to research onsen/bathhouse etiquette ahead of time. Shampoo, soap and towels are not provided. This bathhouse has many cupboards to store your clothes. Also, for...More

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