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Address: Sakakibaracho, Tsu 514-1251, Mie Prefecture
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Nice Water

This hot spring was admired as one of the top hot springs by Sei Shonagon in Pillow Book written in the late 10th century. We stopped by Sakakibara Onsen on the pilgrimage to Ise... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2014
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Orange, Australia
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Tsu, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

As described in Makura no Sōshi/The Pillow Book, an old essay from the Heian period, this hot spring village is authentic. The texture of the water is incredibly smooth. Although the resort itself is not as big as other major hot spring spots like Hakone, Atami etc, there are Japanese inns or facilities for overnight and daytrip stays. Nice to... More 

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Orange, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2014

This hot spring was admired as one of the top hot springs by Sei Shonagon in Pillow Book written in the late 10th century. We stopped by Sakakibara Onsen on the pilgrimage to Ise Grand Shrine just like the ancient people did.

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Kyoto, Japan
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Reviewed 18 July 2013

You can have a room for half-day for the family or a couple. Have a bath, have their fantastic lunch, have another bath, relax and then leave. It costs much less than staying. I'm not a fan of futons these days - I'm 58 and they can be hard to get a good night's sleep if you sleep on your... More 

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