Love Japan’s Hot Springs and Sento Bath Houses With RAGEBLUE

Originally published on Moshi Moshi Nippon by MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON STAFF

Sento have a different atmosphere compared to Onsen, or “hot springs” in Japan, and we’re here to explain what exactly that is.

1: What’s a “Sento”?

Sento are public baths located in the towns and cities of Japan whereas the Onsen is a spa where people can relax. One of the big differences between Onsen and Sento is the water. Onsen use hot water from hot spring sources and so the water contains natural ingredients. Sento on the other hand use tap water heated using a gas boiler or firewood. Sento also usually come as an old and traditional-styled

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