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Katakura Hall, Suwa
(3.5/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
Constructed in 1928 as a public spa house built over natural hot springs, Katakura Hall features nostalgic European-style architecture typical of the roaring 1920s. With two medium-depth marble pools lined by gravel, this historic establishment can take up to 100 people at a time, and its water has no smell of sulfur. Admire the spa house's stained glass and various sculptures, such as two human-size griffons guarding the exit, a small exhibition featuring an antique telephone, and a typewriter once used in the hall. You can order a meal or browse through a small gift shop. Make Katakura Hall part of your personalized Suwa itinerary using our Suwa itinerary builder.
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  • Shimosuwa Hot Springs Hotel, joined soon after arriving at the hotel. Admission is adults: 650 yen. Standing, and 110 cm the bathtub deepened enters. You can enjoy Greek sculpture and stained-glass Windows.
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  • I got free tickets in a motel nearby. Soak the base stand is. There were people walking in bath so moderately thanks for stimulating the soles of the feet to the bottom and lay stone, excellent staff. There was even a Jacuzzi. Hungry or during the week for the staff. It is so nice to dine comfortable resting place, televisions and lightweight. Near the reception is selling bottles of milk and ice cream, and I'm happy.
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  • Kirigamine hiking to the hot spring somewhere stopped by chance. Hot Springs is located in historic Western-style, and paved with gravel in the atmosphere is good, deep tub, feel good, is so much fun. May go to the jamahkiri Spa was for the first time this spring.
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