Hokkaido ryokans with private onsen. Photo by 663highlands. CC BY-SA 3.0.
Hokkaido, Staying

19 Ryokans with Private Onsen in Hokkaido

This article lists a selection of the best ryokans in Hokkaido. All the listed properties have private onsen baths (indoor or outdoor). Hokkaido with it’s snowy winters and pleasant summers is a fantastic all-season location for onsen bathers. Amongst the best known onsen towns in Hokkaido are Noboribetsu, Jozankei Onsen, Lake Toyako Onsen and Yunokawa Onsen. Staying in a Ryokan with …

Ichijōdani Asakura Clan Historic Ruins. © touristinjapan.com
Attractions, Chubu

Ichijōdani Asakura Clan Historic Ruins

Ichijōdani Asakura Clan Historic Ruins in Fukui Prefecture are the remains of the once big and prosperous Ichijōdani castle town. The town, which was once populated by as much as 10’000 people, was completely destroyed during the 1573 Siege of Ichijōdani Castle. Today, a 200 meter stretch of the ruins have been reconstructed with walls …

Kanazawa Itinerary. © touristinjapan.com
Chubu, Itineraries, Kanazawa

Kanazawa 2-day itinerary

Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture is, with a population of around 466’000 not one of Japans largest cities. However in recent years Kanazawa has become increasingly popular among tourists. The increasing tourism is mainly attributed to the city’s long history and it’s well preserved edo-period temple and entertainment districts. The city boasts not less than 3 …

Kanazawa Itinerary. © touristinjapan.com
Chubu, Itineraries, Kanazawa

Kanazawa 1-day itinerary

Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture is, with a population of around 466’000 not one of Japans largest cities. However in recent years Kanazawa has become increasingly popular among tourists. The increasing tourism is mainly attributed to the city’s long history and it’s well preserved edo-period temple and entertainment districts. The city boasts not less than 3 …

Nagamachi District, Kanazawa. © touristinjapan.com
Chubu, Kanazawa, Neighbourhoods

Nagamachi District, Kanazawa

The Nagamachi District in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, is a historic area where many Samurai families had their residence in the edo-period. The area is well known for its authentic atmosphere, and well preserved streets with canals, narrow stone paths and earthen walls which surround many of the properties. Some of the old residences, like the …