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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Takatsu-yu – Kawasaki, Kanagawa

Entrance Rating★★★☆☆ Nature of SpringPure water (not natural mineral spring) AddressMizonokuchi 3-8-13, Takatsu-ward, Kawasaki city, Kanagawa Prefecture ParkingYes Hours Open15:00 – 24:00 Fixed HolidayNot fixed FeeAdult 470 Yen Firewood DescriptionThis Sento is not Onsen hot spring. Just pure (tap) water is heated by wood-fired boiler so that the water is mild. Most of the other …

Takatsu-yu Entrance

Fukuroda Falls – Daigo, Ibaraki

AddressFukuroda, Daigo-cho, Kuji county, Ibaraki Prefecture ParkingYes (pay) Hours OpenMay – October 08:00 – 18:00, November – April 09:00 – 17:00 FeeAdult 300 Yen, Child 150 Yen DescriptionFukuroda Falls are counted as one of the three most beautiful waterfalls in Japan. Its height is 120 meters and its width is 73 meters. The water falls …

Drop of water

Eigen-Ji Temple – Daigo, Ibaraki

TypeSoto-shu Sect of Zen Buddhism Temple Foundation1446 AddressDaigo 1571, Daigo-cho, Kuji county, Ibaraki Prefecture DescriptionThe Eigen-Ji Temple is also known as “Momiji-dera” which means “temple of Momiji maple tree”. In 1864, most of the buildings were destroyed by fire caused by the Tengu-to Rebellion. The current Hondo main building was rebuilt in 1953. The temple …

Hondo Main Building -Eigen-Ji

Bunbuku no Yu – Kasama, Ibaraki

Entrance Rating★★☆☆☆ Nature of SpringNatrium-calcuim mineral spring (Kosen) AddressObuchi 532, Kasama city, Ibaraki Prefecture ParkingYes Hours Open10:00 – 19:00 Fixed HolidayMondays (Open if holiday), Dec 29 – Jan 2 FeeAdult 500 Yen, Child 250 Yen Hinoki-buro (cypress bath) DescriptionHere is small facilities of baths, accommodations and restaurant. I came here for only bathing. There are …

Hinoki Buro - Bunbuku no Yu