How to Enjoy a Japanese Onsen Hot Spring Bath – Rules & Etiquette

Indoor Natural Hot Spring Soaking Bath

The Akebono Natural Hot Springs Onsen features pristine water from the famous Tsukioka Onsen.  The waters are believed to have various therapeutic properties for health and beauty.

It may be intimidating for first timers to try an onsen hot spring bath, but don’t worry, just follow a few rules and you should be have an enjoyable and relaxing experience.

Tips on how to enjoy a Japanese Onsen Hot Spring Bath in a Hotel or Ryokan

Great video introduction on how to enjoy a Japanese Style Hot Spring Bath

Great infographic showing how to enjoy the onsen hot spring and some info on how and why it’s good for you!

How to use an Onsen or Hotspring in a Hotel or Ryokan

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