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EXPERIENCE THE GANBANYOKU 

At Iyashitei, you can have everything from a unique bath to a meal

Experience the ganbanyoku

Ganbanyoku is a kind of spa unique to Japan. You lie on a heated rock plate in a steam room, where you will sweat a lot before taking a rest in the adjacent cooling room. After repeating this several times, you will feel relaxed and cleansed.

You can experience it at Iyashitei the only public facility within walking distance. It’s on the other side of the small stream behind Ottobatake House.


Iyashitei

Open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Open from 10:00 to 21:00. (You must get there at 20:00 at the latest)

Ganbanryoku : ¥1,300
Towels and bathing suits are included

Special price on the second and the fourth Thursday of the month
¥900 instead of ¥1,300

Gender segregated
Iyashitei is just across the river.
Just behind Ottobatake House, you find the backside of Iyashite. Walk across the river and go on the right around the house.
Iyashitei main entrance
This is the entrance of Iyashitei facing the route 346.
Towels and bathing suit are provided
You will be given towels, a bottle of water  and bathing clothes. Change into them and lie down on one of the hot rock plates. 
At Iyashitei, you can also get the following services:
  • Buy light meals and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). English menu available in Ottobatake.
  • Take a shower: if you are not happy with low-pressure shower in Ottobatake, this is an alternative option (free for those who stay at Ottobatake).
  • Have a dinner party: A reservation is necessary.
  • Price: from ¥3,000. Drinks are served at an extra charge.
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