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Katakura Hall

4-1-9 Kogandori, Suwa 392-0027, Nagano Prefecture
+81 266-52-0604
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Worth a visit to Suwa just for a bath

I was on my way back to Tokyo from Matsumoto and decided to stop in Suwa just to take a look. I was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tripwarriors_com
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Singapore, Singapore
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Not just "onsen (hot spa)", Feel the history

This "shared" public bath house was open in 1929! During the Meiji and Taisho eras, Suwa’s Katakura... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2017
Sachi F
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
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1 week ago
“Worth a visit to Suwa just for a bath”
Jan 14, 2017
“Not just "onsen (hot spa)", Feel the history”
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4-1-9 Kogandori, Suwa 392-0027, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was on my way back to Tokyo from Matsumoto and decided to stop in Suwa just to take a look. I was not so impressed with Suwa, but I came across Katakura Hall and that made it all worthwhile. For only ¥650, you can...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

This "shared" public bath house was open in 1929! During the Meiji and Taisho eras, Suwa’s Katakura family made a fortune in the silk industry and used that wealth to build the Katakura-kan bath house which was made open for the locals to have bath...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2015

I visited Suwa for business and this was recommended to me because I stayed right across from it. I was told that you could stand in the bath pool. This is not one of those fancy spa-type bath houses. It seems to have history behind...More

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