Dogo Onsen

Dogo Onsen


2019.02.07

NAVITIME TRAVEL EDITOR

Dogo Onsen

Spirited Away is far too epic to have but one source of inspiration, so fans can head to Matsuyama City in Ehima Prefecture to discover more of what sparked Miyazaki’s imagination. Centuries-old Dogo Onsen is like a cartoon come to life: second and third floors sprout from all angles, giving the site the mixed air of both palace and theme park. Like Mary Poppins’ magic bag, its reasonable exterior feels downright infinite from the inside, with winding staircases leading to indoor and outdoor baths.

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