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Dougo Onsen, Shikoku

The waiting room at Dougo Onsen
Very nice styled station building
Very nice styled station building
Town clock
Town clock
The arcade from the station to Dougo Onsen
The arcade from the station to Dougo Onsen
Entrance to the Dougo Onsen
Entrance to the Dougo Onsen
Quite an unusual building
Quite an unusual looking building
Stylish
Stylish
Balconies
Balconies
Lucky when I arrived the place was not too busy, so they let me take photos
Baskets for putting in your non valuables while you go the baths
Baskets for putting in your non valuables while you go the baths
Entrance to the male baths
Entrance to the male baths
Balconies from the waiting room overlooking the square outside
Balconies from the waiting room overlooking the square outside
Botchan's Room from the Natsume Soseki novel
Botchan's Room from the Natsume Soseki novel
A quick explanation of the connection between Natsume Soseki and the Dougo onsen
A quick explanation of the connection between Natsume Soseki and the Dougo onsen
On a hot summers evening, the cool breeze passes in nicely in this corner room
On a hot summers evening, the cool breeze passes in nicely in this corner room
Narrow passageways, reminded me of Sen to Chiharu
Narrow passageways, reminded me of Sen to Chiharu
Going upstairs?
Going upstairs?
Lots of character in the wooden structures
Lots of character in the wooden structures
Interesting decoration on top of the building
Interesting decoration on top of the building
Lots of atmosphere here with the buildings and people walking around in yukatas
Great atmosphere here with the buildings and people walking around in yukatas
A gift store close by
A gift store close by
Warm spring water flowing through town
Popular place to be in the evening
Popular place to be in the evening
Approaching from the road
Approaching from the road

Have you visited a Japanese onsen recently?

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  1. JD says

    Cool photos. Can you recommend some nice but inexpensive onsens in Tokyo?

  2. Olgitosk says

    Fantastic work you posted here my friend.
    Loved visiting Japan on 2008 I will definitely follow you here and keep notes for next visit!!

  3. Olgitosk says

    Fantastic work you posted here my friend.
    Loved visiting Japan on 2008.
    I will definitely follow you here and keep notes for next visit!!

  4. Olgitosk says

    Fantastic work you posted here my friend.
    I will definitely follow you here and keep notes for next visit!

  5. Olgitosk says

    Fantastic work you posted here my friend.

  6. perdomot says

    Awesome onsen. Reminds me of Oedo Onsen in Odaiba only even better.

  7. amerikkujin says

    神の湯 kaminoyu = bath of the gods
    What is the women’s bath called?

  8. amerikkujin says

    Do not sit or lean on handrail

  9. Tg.Hazu says

    Really beautiful. I wanna visit that onsen soon. Very impressive!

  10. Tiffany says

    Saw this font and thought of you ~
    http://www.dafont.com/rilakkuma-dingbat.font

    1. Shibuya246 says

      very nice. thank you

  11. Serj says

    What a beautiful place. That is one thing that America lacks, thousands years of civilized culture.

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