We’ll mainly look at the three onsens that inspired the Japanese onsens from Spirited Away, and as a bonus, a couple of other spots in Japan that can get you feeling like you’ve been spirited away to the world of… ‘Spirited Away’!
Where did sentō begin? And why is it so important to Japanese culture? Let’s take a look at why Japan has bath houses in the first place, whether they have a place in modern-day culture, and what to expect if you visit one.
Why is onsen so popular in Japan? And what should you know before trying it yourself? Today we’re going to look at exactly what an onsen is, why people from all over the world love to visit them, and seven things you should expect when you visit one.
An onsen is easy to get the hang of, and once you’ve gone once you’ll be hooked! Here are some key points that you should know in advance of your first onsen experience.