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Dogo Onsen Honkan道後温泉本館

Hot Spring / Hot Spring Bath

This is a public bathhouse of the historical Dogo Onsen. The three-tiered wooden building has been designated as an Important Cultural Property of Japan. It sprung to fame after it was mentioned in Natsume Soseki’s novel, Botchan. The dark interior with its pillars, beams and wooden lockers oozes with antiquated charm. The Honkan has two indoor baths, the Kami no Yu and the Tama no Yu, where visitors can relax and enjoy a pleasant soak. At extra charge guests can use the resting room complete with a hired yukata and some tea and cake. The nearest station is Dogo Onsen Station.

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place Ehime Pref. Matsuyamashi Dougoyunomachi 5-6
phone 0899215141

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Ehime Pref. Matsuyamashi Dougoyunomachi 5-6 [map]



6:00-23:00 (reception until 22:30)
open everyday (Dec. has Days closed1Sunday)
[Bathing charge] Adults 410-1550 yyen, Child (2 years old to under 12 years) 160-770yen
※ It depends on bathing course
Parking Lot
Available 100spaces
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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          Ehime Main Areas


          Stretched across the northwest corner of Shikoku island, Ehime is a nature-rich prefecture boasting beautiful coastlines and a rural center where mountains play host to 26 of the Buddhist temples that make up the Shikoku Pilgrimage. Matsuyama is home to an original post-feudal castle as well as Dogo Onsen, one of the country’s oldest natural hot springs. The northern city of Imabari marks the entrance to the Shimano Kaido, a road that crosses six spectacular bridges and several islands, forming a route between Shikoku and mainland Honshu.

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