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What Is A Ryokan Hotel?

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Posted on January 12, 2015 4:28 pm | Leave your thoughts



What is a ryokan hotel? They are Japanese style inns and they differ a lot from inns in Western culture. They originated in the Edo period (1603–1868), when such inns served travelers along Japan’s highways. They typically feature tatami-matted rooms, communal baths, and other public areas where visitors may wear yukata and talk with the...

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