|The bathroom for men and ladies share the big wall painting of Mt. Fuji. The left wall divide men's bath.|
|Follow the red arrow.|
First hurdle is finding it. You can't see the Jakotsuyu itself on Google Street View as it faced on a narrow alley a car can't enter. I almost get lost whenever I visit. See the linked map below before starting and search left side of the "MacDonald Asakusa ROX Branch" very carefully at the spot. You'll find green small sign written 蛇骨湯 (Jakotsuyu) in white. You can see this sign on the Street View.
|A part of the vending machine. Read carefully and buy tickets you need.|
If you need a soap - there are no complementary soaps there, and towel rent/buyout, or use of the Sauna Room, buy the additional designated tickets at the machines. Actually you don't have to bring anything for bathing. They sell "empty-handed set" consists of shampoo, soap, razor, hand towel.
|The dressing room for men. It's rather new as renovated in late 2009. Keep your key on your list all the time.|
The bathrooms are typical sento (public bath) style with big wall paintings of Mt. Fuji. The big difference is the hot springs - accurately heated natural mineral springs, each bath tub including cold water bath are filled with mineral springs. They are slightly brow/bronze, and very smooth. Shower water is also mineral springs.
|Indoor Bath for ladies.|
|Indoor Bath for men.|
|Semi open-air bath for ladies.|
|Space of the semi open-air bath for men is bigger.|
|There is a tiny Japanese garden at the semi open-air bath for men only.|
|Washing space. Tap with red sign is hot water, blue one is cold water and the one without color is for the shower. The showers above the mirrors are installed to the walls.|
|Help yourself washing bowls and stools.|
Address: 1-11-11 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Business hour: 1:00 PM to 0:00 AM
Holiday: Tuesday (If national holiday falls on Tuesday, following weekday)
Admission fee: ¥450 for adult, ¥180 for 6-12 year-old, ¥80 for below 6 year-old.
|The courtesy PC|
Access: Within walking distance from Asakusa Station ,Takawamachi Station, Senso-ji and other main tourist spots of Asakusa.
Geocode for Google Map: 35.712058, 139.792584
Link : Map in English
|Entrance of the Jakotsuyu.|
This post is written with full cooperation of the Jakotsuyu. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment.