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Experience a public bath in the basement of Kyoto Tower

Kyoto Tower Public Bathhouse ~YUU~

Some of you may know that Japan is popular for public baths and hot springs. If you would like to experience a public bath with ease in Kyoto, you should visit Kyoto Tower Public Bathhouse ~YUU~. It is in the basement of Kyoto Tower which is a famous landmark located just in front of Kyoto Station. The way you enjoy Japanese public bath is quite different from the one in the western countries. First you need to be completely naked when you take a bath (you can take a small towel for washing your...more body). Then please wash your body before taking a bath. As this public bath opens from 7am, you may enjoy having a bath in the basement of Kyoto Tower when you arrive in Kyoto early in the morning!
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Kyoto Tower Public Bathhouse ~YUU~ is very clean as it was refurbished in 2012. As it opens from 7:00am, you may refresh in this public bath when you arrive in Kyoto early in the morning. The basic cosmetic products such as shampoo, conditioner and soap are included in the entrance fee, so you can come with ease without preparing anything (For renting bath towel, it costs ¥100). You may also be refreshed if you take a bath after the sightseeing in Kyoto!
Public bath for men
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Public Bath For Men
It is fun taking bath with this hot water fountain! It is interesting that there is a panel of Mt. Daimonji on the wall which is one of Kyoto’s major landmarks. Therefore, you may feel as if you are in the center of Kyoto while taking a bath! It is a good point that the dressing room is clean!
Public bath for women
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Public Bath For women
In women’s bath, there is a regular bathtub with hot water in it. As there is a quiet and relaxing atmosphere inside of the public bath, you may enjoy the calm moment with your body relaxed. The dressing room is warm enough to take off your clothes, so you can easily come to Kyoto Tower Public Bathhouse ~YUU~ even in winter. The lockers are secured with keys that you can bring to the public bath with you.
Manner & Tips
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Please wash yourself with a shower before you take a bath. Shampoo, conditioner, soap, basic skin-care products, and hair dryers are stored in the public bath. If you would like to rent a bath towel, it costs ¥100.
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Kyoto Tower Public Bathhouse ~YUU~
Categories Cultural Experience
Phone +81 75-361-3215
Address 721-1, Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 600-8216
Directions Located in Kyoto Tower which is just in front of Kyoto Station.
Hours 7am - 10pm (must enter by 9:30pm)
Reservations Not accepted
Closed None
Fee Adult: ¥750/weekdays ¥890/weekends and holidays
Children over 2 years to 12 years old: ¥450/all days
(Bath towel rental is available for ¥100 each)
Credit cards Not accepted
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Please note that those who have a tattoo on your body cannot enter the public bath, as tattoos are the symbols of the Japanese mafia.
Information Ticket machine in English is available
Languages spoken Japanese only
Kyoto Tower Public Bathhouse ~YUU~ +81 75-361-3215 Adult: ¥750/weekdays ¥890/weekends and holidays Children over 2 years to 12 years old: ¥450/all days (Bath towel rental is available for ¥100 each) 3/3

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