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Tokyo “Onsen” Hot springs

In case of stay in Tokyo, “Onsen” Hot springs and public baths

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Onsen is water that contains mineral components other than water from the ground. Basically, hot spring is often located in the vicinity of the volcano. Therefore, the number of hot springs is less in Tokyo. In addition, it is whether is very important that how to enjoy hot spring “Onsen”.

If you want to enjoy the natural scenery or good of view, it is recommended that you go out to the suburbs.

However, traveler’s time has limited. I propose three ways.

1.   Hot spring facilities in Tokyo
Hot water is a hot spring. The view is modern and inorganic. 1000 yen or more

2.  Public baths in Tokyo
Hot water is not a hot spring. You can experience the traditional Japan. Economic. Once about 500 yen.

3.  “Oedo Onsen Monogatari”
Hot water is a hot spring. Interior is reminiscent of the old days of Japan. Once about 2000 yen


I will introduce the Oedo Onsen.

This is located in Odaiba.
Appearance is big, there is atmosphere of old Japan.
Free buses depart from the main station.
As Japan’s first hot spring theme park, it opened in March 1, 2003.
Normal business hours is until the next morning 9 am from 11am.

There is accommodation “Oedo inn Iseya” and simple accommodation “Black Ships Cabin” (men only), this is possible that they will be staying.

In case of weekdays, is able to nap until 7:00 in the rest room or hall without having to use the accommodation.  (this is written in February 2013)

As new attractions of Odaiba that reproduces “Edo” to the city, also as hot spring facilities that be able to go feel free , there is popular  to the elderly from children regardless of gender.

This theme is like do time slip.  After admission, choose from many kind of “yukata” that be able to rent from the facility, spend dressed. In the “Oedo Onsen” You can do game that was popular in the old days on Edo.


URL  http://www.ooedoonsen.jp/daiba/

Address  :  2-6-3, Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo

所在地  東京都江東区青海2丁目6番3号


Directions (for free bus)


Around Sumiyoshi station 住吉

Around Kikukawa station 森下

Real size diorama of edo

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There are traditional town  that has continued the rooftops of old-fashioned Japan.
Because it is difference large from the present life, is modernized partially.
Fukagawa Edo museum
Here, Edo itself.
There is no detail display of English here.
Because it is almost clearly by brochure, you guys can grasp.
It is a display of the indoors that can be viewed even on rainy days.
Because unlike miniature, it is life-size, it is very reality.
There is also a another display from time to time.
When I visited, there was a exhibition of crepe.






Fish Tavern of traditional Japanese

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In many cases, This “salary man” visit short to the tavern on the way home.
Some people do so by every day.
So, the tavern with reduced cost exists in Japan.
“Yakitori” is famous.
It was born from the masses tavern.

 For a long time, “sake”liquor had been loved in Japan.
Diet that match the liquor is a dish of fish.
A long time ago, Refrigeration technology has not developed.
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So prices of fish was not constant.
In such a situation, economic tavern was present.
People with the right of brokerage of Tsukiji market began to tavern.
The shop name is “U-o-sa-n sakaba”.
Freshness and safety of that is the motto of this shop.
First,It is necessary to order the sashimi.
This is a rule of this shop.
“maguro-butsu” it is cut roughly the tuna
“Takosashi” it is sliced thinly ​​boyle octopus.
“Shimesaba” it is cooking mackerel on a vinegar
Those are eat it with soy sauce, .
Sake is provided about 200 yen a cup.
Patrons order to say “jou-on”.
“Hiya” is provided to chilled .
“Kan” is provided to warmed.
“jou-on” is provided as is.


Sweet Beans shop since 1921

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川沿いに避難したので、危うく命を落とすことなく、 すでに五〇年以上、甘納豆づくりひと筋。「震災も空襲もあったが、私の代で100年まで続けたい」と 仰っています。建物は戦後のもので、水引のれんの下がる店構えは趣があります。


Our focus area.

Subway a lot of available in Tokyo. It is very useful, it is economical means of transportation.

Station near My office is  “Sumiyoshi”sta. “Sumiyoshi” station have Toei Shinjuku Line, the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon. Access Shinjuku, Shibuya to do not need 30 minutes. This is very convenient in Tokyo. Access to the “Tokyo” station, is very good. Buy a free path of JR line, residents previously had to travel to Nikko, Kyoto and Osaka etc.