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Kotobukiyu

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Ueno, Asakusa
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Address: 5-4-17 Higashiueno, Taito 110-0015, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3844-8886
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Fri - Wed 11:00 - 01:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Must visit. Decent experience with the money you pay

We were in our last day in Tokyo for an almost two week stay in Japan. Had gone to onsen several times during the trip, but we still needed to get relax after long walks. We... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 April 2016
Mediko A
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Tangerang, Indonesia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Add another positive review to its record. Very clean. Local will help you in Japanese. Must have japanese bath experience. I slept so well after that. If you have sore legs and sore backs from walking and shopping all day, definitely give it a go. I didn't add sauna but was hot enough in October. Please bring water with you... More 

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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a lovely little place, I took my chances and just walked in and asked if I was ok to go in with two tattoos, (nothing big, just a small one my on ribs and a slightly larger one on my inside ankle) I was told it was ok, which was fantastic as I had given up hope of... More 

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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67 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We were in our last day in Tokyo for an almost two week stay in Japan. Had gone to onsen several times during the trip, but we still needed to get relax after long walks. We stayed in a hotel in Ueno area and was recommended this place. The place was easy to find, walking distance from Ueno area or... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Venue very easy to find.just exit from Inarishi stn(Ginza line) and keep to the left until you see the signage. The lady receptionist speaks English and assisted me with the vending machine.very helpful indeed. Total paid 710yen for the onsen, hot sauna and towel. Clean place and highly recommended for the local experience of public bathouse and the benefits of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Great place to visit. Women there are so kind. They will help you out on where to go and what to do. The ones who will quickly respond to you are regulars who usually see foreigners come in, so they already know they need to help you. I loved it. I slept better and felt better after visiting this place... More 

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1 Thank Miss E
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

This is a perfect sento for first timers like myself where mostly only locals go. The staff were super friendly and even spoke a little bit of English. For people like myself that have tattoos, I'm assuming that as long you don't show them at the time of payment you don't show them, it shouldn't be a problem. Like I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

I used to take this bath for a few years. Wasting long hours with taking a cold bath omg... I usually waste 7hours once. It costs only JPY710. The minimum fee is JPY460, of course you can enjoy it without a towel or without entering a sauna bath. Just one thing you have to pay attention is to wash your... More 

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2 Thank Li J
Manila, Philippines
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

I chanced upon this onsen in the trip advisor forum and decided to give it a try today. It was exactly as what the contributor in the forum said. The place is frequented by the locals, it's clean, it's safe and it's so easy to reach by Tokyo Metro's Inaricho Station. Just cross the street upon getting out of the... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2013

Just round the corner from the Oak Hotel in Ueno, this bathhouse was recommended by the front desk staff at that hotel. I first went at midnight one night when I had had too much coffee and just could not sleep. Remembering that the bathhouse stays open until 1 am, and having not been to any onsen yet, I wandered... More 

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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