A famous Onsen with 3,000 years of history
Dogo Onsen Honkan is thought to be the oldest hot spring in Japan is mentioned in the ancient texts of the Kojiki and Manyoshu. The main building, a three-storey castle-style wooden structure has been designated an Important Cultural Property. The bathhouse is an iconic feature of Matsuyama in the novel “Botchan” and many other masterpieces of literature and film. After enjoying the smooth hot spring water, put on a Yukata robe, stroll around the local streets full of culture, and get into the spirit of this Onsen town. A new annex “Asuka-no-Yu”, adopting the architectural style of the 6th to 8th centuries, will be opened in September 2017.
|Business Hours||Open 6:30am - 11:30pm (Last admission at 10:30pm) *Opening times may vary depending on facilities|
|Days Closed for Business||Open every day *closed temporally for cleaning for a day in early December|
|Price||[Tama-no-yu and the private lounging room on the second floor] Adults 1,550yen, Children (2-11) 770yen|
[Tama-no-yu and the spacious public lounging room on the first floor] Adults 1,250yen, Children (2-11) 620yen
[Kami-no-yu and the public lounging room on the first floor] Adults 840yen, Children (2-11) 420yen
[Kami-no-yu on the ground floor] Adults 410yen, Children (2-11) 160yen
[Tour of the Yushinden, the bathing area of the imperial family] Adults 260yen, Children (6-11) 130yen
|Parking||[Dogo Onsen Car Park] 100 car parking spaces available|
[Dogo Onsen Iwaidani Higashimachi Car Park] 43 car parking spaces available
100yen per 30 min.