Tattoo Friendly Kinosaki Hot Springs Gain Tremendous Popularity Among Tourists

In recent times, the Land of the Rising Sun is considered as one of the top tourist destinations not only in Asia but also on a global scale. With this tourism boom, various cities and prefectures in Japan are finding ways to further boost their local economy by promoting their natural resources products and services to globetrotters and travel enthusiasts.

 

Year in and year out, hundreds of thousands of travellers from different parts of the world come to visit Japan in order to enjoy the awe inspiring tourist spots in the country, experience its unique culture and traditions as well as to try out the wide selection of iconic Japanese dishes.

 

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One of the most interesting local activities in Japan which is definitely a must try for tourists is bathing and relaxing in hot spring resorts or onsen. A number of travel enthusiasts are interested to personally experience the services offered by hot spring destinations in the country. However, during the course of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, there was an issue regarding the ban of tattooed customers in onsen or public hot spring baths.

 

In view of this concern, more liberated tourists from Western countries are looking for the perfect hot spring resort which is tattoo friendly. Among the most well loved and sought after onsen is the hot springs of Kinosaki which is located in the quiet town of northern Hyogo.

 

It is the perfect destination for tourists to relax from the hustle and bustle of city life. There are about seven public baths situated in various areas of the Hyogot town. Each of these hot spring baths are one of a kind. Gosho no Yu which is at the middle of the town is one of the biggest and newest among the designated public baths.

 

Another aspect which makes the Kinosaki hot springs stand out from the rest of the onsen in Japan is that each of their public baths are open to tattooed customers regardless of the size of their tattoos.

 

Reference: If you’re in search of a genuinely authentic onsen experience, Kinosaki should be your next getaway

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