Nozawaonsen

The Japanese ryokan, is a type of traditional Japanese inn that originated in the Edo period (1603–1868), when such inns served travelers along Japan’s highways. They typically feature tatami-matted rooms, communal baths, and other public areas where visitors may wear yukata (light cotton robe) and talk with the owner or in our case, other guests.

This simple little room serves as our afternoon tea room and private sitting area, and at night, we roll out the futons from the closet to create our beds.

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