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I was on my way back to Tokyo from Matsumoto and decided to stop in Suwa just to take a look. I was not so impressed with Suwa, but I came across Katakura Hall and that made it all worthwhile.
For only ¥650, you can...More
This "shared" public bath house was open in 1929! During the Meiji and Taisho eras, Suwa’s Katakura family made a fortune in the silk industry and used that wealth to build the Katakura-kan bath house which was made open for the locals to have bath...More
I visited Suwa for business and this was recommended to me because I stayed right across from it. I was told that you could stand in the bath pool. This is not one of those fancy spa-type bath houses. It seems to have history behind...More