What is a Ryokan? Ryokans are the best way to experience Japanese culture and enjoy the true comforts of Japanese hospitality and service.
Hot springs have a very long history in Japan, and they are an intimate part of Japanese culture. There are over 3,000 "onsen" ,or hot springs, in Japan. Many can be found at the ryokans available on Japanese Guest Houses.
Welcome to Kiso-Fukushima. Kiso-Fukushima is a beautiful little town in Nagano Prefecture, central Honshu, on the railway line between Nagoya and Matsumoto. Kiso-Fukushima is located on the historic Edo Period Nakasendo highway linking Kyoto and Edo (Tokyo). Kiso-Fukushima was an important check-point on the Nakasendo and its historic sekisho, or barrier station, is one of only two on the route. Kiso-Fukushima is located about directly half-way on the Nakasendo from Edo (Tokyo) to Kyoto.
An alternative to Kiso-Fukushima is Narai.
Welcome to Koma No Yu. There are 15 rooms at Koma No Yu. Located just outside of Kiso-Fukushima; this ryokan provides baths filled with natural hot spring water.
Welcome to Tsutaya. An idyllic inn surrounded by the history of the old Kiso Highway. Onyado Tsutaya is over 320 years old. Onyado Tsutaya is located on the Nakasendo Trail, it has a long history of easing guests' mind. Its natural hot springs originate from the sacred mountain, Ontake which is believed to contain the spirit of the Earth Seasonal cuisine.
Hyogo-ken Chijitoroku Ryokogyo 3-609
(Hyogo Prefecture Travel Agent License Number 3-609)
10-5-401-1-(2) Sakae-machi, Kawanishi-shi, Hyogo-ken Japan
Part of the Rediscover Group of Travel Companies Rediscover Japan Co., Ltd. (Japanese Guest Houses)
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