NileGuide Expert tip:
Well outside of Tokyo, but well worth an overnight trip for some of the best hot springs in Japan
- Kirishimaya Ryokan is a modern Japanese inn that welcomes foreign guests and visitors to Japan. The Kirishimaya Ryokan offers warm hospitality, sensational hot spring bathing and great food. Kirishimaya Ryokan a gets its water from the Kusatsu Onsen, also famous for its scalding "time baths". The water is acidic, containing iron, acid aluminum sulfate, and hydrogen sulfide. The time baths are said to be just the thing for baldness. The Kirishimaya Ryokan itself offers its guests ordinary hot springs bathing in indoor and outdoor public baths.
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