Relax in a ‘Sento’ an Authentic Japanese Public Bath

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  • Summary Feeling exhausted from all the travelling? Relax in a sento just like the locals do! On this tour you’ll get to take a dip in a traditional Japanese public bath, and stroll through the authentic neighborhood with the owner of the sento. Sento are a kind of Japanese public bath that have been treasured by Japanese people as a place to relax and refresh after a long day. On this tour you’ll step into this lifestyle by testing out the bath, and exploring the town of the Sento owner. The surrounding area keeps up with the atmosphere of a nostalgic Japan, helping you feel like you’re taking in a glimpse of the country’s history.
  • Category Culture and Crafts
  • Area Kanagawa
  • Age range Any Age
  • Experience Time 2.5 hours (11:00-13:30)
  • Availability 04/01/2017 - 12/31/2018
  • Maximum number of participants 8
  • Minimum number of participants 2 Trip will be cancelled if the required minimum number of participants is not met.
    Accompanied infants participate for free.
  • Weather Restrictions Available Rain or Shine
  • Price ¥11,000 (adults)
    ¥5,500 (children)
    Free (infants)
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The third generation of Local-based Sento

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  • Cancellation Policy We are unable to refund cancellations made after 17:00, 3 days prior to your reserved date.
  • Included in the Price
    Entrance fee
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  • Things to bring / Note Change of clothes if needed Towel Personal bath necessities *Exclusion* Round trip train ticket from Shibuya station (about ¥900)
10:45AM Arrive at Shimizu-yu in Yokohama
11:00AM-11:10AM Brief self-introductions
11:10AM-12:20 PM Learn the history of the sento, and the manners of entering public baths in Japan. Relax and pamper yourself in the sento
12:30PM-13:30PM Walk around town with the sento owner and have lunch at a local soba noodle restaurant
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