Welcome to Japan Baths
We love public bathing in Japan! This somewhat bumped and bruised part of the Japanese culture is nowhere near obsolete. It allows us foreigners to experience Japanese society in a unique way. Will you bathe with us?
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Learn about the how, the what and the why of Japanese public bathing.
What should you do and not do in a Japanese public bath.
Wonder what a bandai is? Learn bath house related Japanese.
Answers to a good number of questions on bathing in Japan.