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Naoshima Bath

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Relax!

After exploring the island it was great to have some rest in this beautifil bath house. Take your... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Taartje2013
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Cool Designer Onsen

Cool designer onsen in the main town, so if you like Japanese baths then this is a good place to... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
steveamcb
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“onsen”(11 reviews)
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2252-2, Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
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+81 87-892-2626
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Something I really wanted to experience while in Japan was soaking in a public bath, but I had so much anxiety because I have a rather large, colorful tattoo on my shoulder. Most public baths have a very strict no tattoo policy and I respect...More

2  Thank LauraO3454
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This place is absolutely the best bathing experience I had in Japan. Just to avoid misunderstanding, this is a sentō. Both sentō and onsen are public baths. A sentō is always a public bath house, while an onsen can be an outdoor hot spring. In...More

Thank Blaton R
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

After exploring the island it was great to have some rest in this beautifil bath house. Take your own shampoo and showergel with you.

Thank Taartje2013
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Cool designer onsen in the main town, so if you like Japanese baths then this is a good place to visit. Large elephant statue in between the male and female sides, with unique murals and designs on the tiles.

1  Thank steveamcb
Reviewed 16 October 2017

very interesting interior with extravagant mosaic and over-the-top sculptural pieces. not a big bath but quite comfy for a wahs and soak. we stayed a couple nights on the island at a non-ensuite accommodation so this was our daily bath, it definitely made our trip...More

Thank Christie L
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

It's great how the bathhouse has joined in on the island arts scene with pop art. If you love an onsen, do add it on your list of things to do. Besides, a relax late afternoon is required after a day of exhibition hopping. It...More

1  Thank MadamBrussels
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The place is within walking distance of the Ferry Pier. We didn't pay to go inside, but took a few snaps outside, which was very colourful & decorated.

Thank Lraep
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Fun and odd to look at the art while bathing. Couple who run the place are very friendly. Definitely the most unique onsen you will visit in Japan.

Thank Angewaa
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Scrupulously clean and fascinating art including huge elephant. English speaking assistant and helpful English signs make it all easy. A great way to break a busy day.

1  Thank chris s
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I loved it - and if you do have the time don't miss it. If you are stressing around sites - perhaps a short visit will still be welcome - I just spent 30 minutes had a breather and a dip. It has a lovely...More

2  Thank Nandi N
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KatrienBJ
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I never saw any children at any of the bathhouses I visited in Japan, only adult women (and men, on their side). There's nowhere to put a baby while you're washing, no child "seat" or childcare facility. From what I've read... More
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