Best 5 Sento Public Bath in Tokyo
Japan is the country of Hot Spring. I guess that many people know that. How about Public Bath? Yes, we Japanese know that. We love Public Bath it’s called Sento（銭湯）There are around 500 Public Bath in Tokyo. I want you to try Japanese style Public Bath. I’ll tell you my favorite 5 sento in Tokyo.
How to bath in Sento
I know it is a little confused about it. So I’ll make it straight and simple.
- Take off your shoes before enter
- Pay money at the desk or from vending machine
- Take off your clothes, and not put a Swim suit
- Taking a shower first, before going to hot bath
- Towels are not allowed in the bathtub
Now you are ready to go, so lets get started!
Kotobuki-Yu at Ueno
The ginormous hot sauna, salt sauna, and cave water bath completely crisped me up. It’s great to enjoy the atmosphere of old Japan, as if you’ve gone through a type-slip.
Hagino-Yu at Uguisudani
It is so large that it is hard to believe it is a public bathhouse. There is an open-air bath, a carbonated bath, a bath that changes daily, and a large sauna. You can also eat rice. It may be the best public bathhouse in Tokyo.
Sakae-Yu at Ueno
Public bathhouse loved by locals. It is famous for its sauna, and events are sometimes held there.
Daikoku-Yu at Kinshi-cho
There are two kinds of saunas. Mugwort steaming is the best different space. There is a deck for outdoor air bath. There is an open-air bath where you can bathe in hot spring water. The daily changing baths change every day. And it is inexpensive, 670 yen (including sauna fee)
Shimizu-Yu at Shibuya
An oasis in the middle of Omotesando. The sauna is good and the water bath is cold. There is a carbonated spring and seasonal hot water (lemon ginger water), too good to be true.
You can enjoy there!