Relax in a ‘Sento’ an Authentic Japanese Public Bath
Service provided by TABICA
SummaryFeeling 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.
CategoryCulture and Crafts
Age rangeAny Age
Experience Time2.5 hours (11:00-13:30)
Availability04/01/2017 - 12/31/2018
Maximum number of participants8
Minimum number of participants2Trip will be cancelled if the required minimum number of participants is not met.Accompanied infants participate for free.
Things to bring / NoteChange of clothes if needed
Personal bath necessities
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