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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

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12 comments

JD February 11, 2011 at 3:59 pm

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

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Olgitosk February 11, 2011 at 6:43 pm

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

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Olgitosk February 11, 2011 at 6:44 pm

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

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Olgitosk February 11, 2011 at 6:44 pm

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

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Olgitosk February 11, 2011 at 6:45 pm

Fantastic work you posted here my friend.

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perdomot February 13, 2011 at 12:17 am

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

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amerikkujin February 13, 2011 at 12:38 pm

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

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amerikkujin February 13, 2011 at 12:44 pm

Do not sit or lean on handrail

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Tg.Hazu April 9, 2011 at 3:04 am

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

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Tiffany June 14, 2011 at 3:06 am

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

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Shibuya246 June 14, 2011 at 12:26 pm

very nice. thank you

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Serj November 16, 2011 at 6:09 pm

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

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