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Capybaras around Japan compete to find out which one can bathe the longest

How many hours do you think a giant rodent can bathe for?

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Video of capybaras enjoying a hot spring is just what you need to stay warm right now 【Video】

“Ohh yiss, ohh yiss, that feels nice.”

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Survey reveals the most popular time to slip into a yukata at a traditional Japanese inn

Before bathing? After bathing? As soon as you arrive? Or not at all? Find out when most people usually change into yukata when staying at a ryokan.

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Old Japanese bathhouse gets converted into an izakaya restaurant in Tokyo

Diners get to sit in the old bathtubs while enjoying their meals.

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Japan’s government reconsiders plan to change country’s iconic hot spring symbol after backlash

Two prefectures, both famous for their onsen, are particularly opposed to the switch.

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Japanese mayor responds to public after “spamusement park” onsen video reaches 1 million views

The mayor who pledged to create an onsen amusement park if his video received a million views now has another message for the public.

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Japanese mayor pledges to open onsen amusement park if this hilarious video gets a million views

The clip shows a number of jaw-dropping ideas for the spa-filled amusement park, including onsen carousels and roller coasters filled with spring water.

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It’s getting cold, so it’s time for this zoo’s capybaras to soak in their Japanese-style bath!

For more than 30 years, this Japanese zoo has been keeping its capybaras cozy, and visitors oohing and aahing at their adorable hot spring-style setup.

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The top five best multiple-hot-spring hotels in all of Japan

This Rakuten Travel list has us packing our tiny towels, ready for an onsen-focused vacation.

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Bathe with Japan’s famous hot spring monkeys in the comfort of your home with these tub stickers

Because it’s always nice to have such cute company, right?

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Learn all about enjoying a traditional Japanese-style ryokan inn from this nine-minute video!

Wanting to visit Japan? Now there’s  an easy-to-follow English video guide on enjoying Japanese-style inns known as ryokan!

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Love hot springs and tattoos? You won’t want to miss this onsen paradise near Tokyo!

Tattooed guests are often turned away at the door at many Japanese hot springs, but a Chiba-area hot spring location is explicitly allowing guests with tattoos, and it’s a multi-floor relaxation paradise to boot!

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Got tattoos, but still want to experience a Japanese hot spring? It’s no problem here!

At this enlightened facility, the management would rather people gaze at Mt. Fuji than worry about their fellow bathers’ body art.

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Japanese government reveals new hot spring symbol for foreign tourists ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Opinions are divided over the new pictogram for hot springs.

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Japanese “Exorcism Holiday Plan” for dogs helps rid them of bad spirits in their unlucky years

Have your pet feeling rejuvenated both physically and spiritually after a getaway in Japan.

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Japanese government encouraging hot springs to ease tattoo restrictions

Change could lead to a significant increase in foreign visitors, proponents argue.

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Love Capybaras? Now you can take a hot bath while watching them bathe!

Nasu Animal Kingdom to offer an unprecedentedly cutest hot spring experience!

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Low-cost Japanese inn welcomes foreign guests with hot springs, sake tastings, cosplay backdrops

Soak up some Japanese atmosphere without busting your budget.

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Snow falling at Ginzan Hot Spring has Twitter in awe with its otherworldly beauty 【Photos】

No, that’s not a screenshot from a Ghibli Film, it’s real life!

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Japanese netizens shocked by the sight of sumo wrestlers bathing in hot spring

Who says sumo wrestlers can’t be sexy? (Slightly NSFW, but nothing more than you’d see during a typical sumo match.)

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