Post Tagged with: "sento"

  • Inside Tokyo’s Bath Houses and Sento Story

    Inside Tokyo’s Bath Houses and Sento Story

    Bath houses in Japan have been a part of the culture for hundreds of years and in Tokyo, there are 600 of them in neighborhood all around the city. At Japanese baths, you must be naked which is normal in […]

  • Inside Dogo Onsen: Japan’s Mystical Bath House Tour

    Inside Dogo Onsen: Japan’s Mystical Bath House Tour

    In Japan, bath houses are everywhere, but none are as mystical as Dogo Onsen. Sure, it’s a place where you get naked with a bunch of strangers to clean yourself and relax in therapeutic waters, but what makes this public […]

  • Mt. Fuji at the sento local public bath house

    Japan’s Public Bathing Exposed: The Naked Truth

    I remember when I first came to Japan and a new Japanese friend invited me to a sento, a public bath. My first thought was “WTF dude! I’m not going get naked with you in the same bath and pretend you aren’t […]