Onsen – Hot Springs (温泉)

Onsen is the name of the hot springs in Japan, and often also the name of the accompanying tourism infrastructure – hotels, inns, restaurants located near the source. In the country full of manifestations of volcanism, there are more than 2000 hot springs used for bathing. Onsen are open when bathing takes place in a…

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About old Kyoto

My hostuniversity named Ryukoku is located in Kyoto, which is the capital of japanese traditional culture. Kyoto is home to roughly one quarter of Japan’s national treasures, countless shrines and temples, and seventeen sites recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Also, some of Japan’s oldest traditions, such as the tea ceremony, flower arranging, and…

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