Links and Resources

There are many resources for finding sento and onsen throughout Japan. This is by no means a comprehensive list, but these are the sites that I use.  (If I left out your site, just send me an email and I'll put it up. -DK)

English Language

  • Onsen Soaker [ Blogspot | Facebook ]
    Out of the way, beautiful, and rare hot springs in Japan and around the world. I've been in contact with the writer of this site and she's also a really good person.
  • Tokyo Sento [ Website | Instagram ]
  • Sento Guide [ Website ]
    This site has a huge list of places across Japan. Connected to Onsen Meijin below.
  • Onsen Meijin [ Website ]
    This site focuses on the wonderful city of Beppu and a Dutch resident who became an "Onsen Master" by visiting 88 of the springs. 
  • Decoding Kyoto: The Sento [ Website ]
  • Onsen Blog by Sonoe [ Blog ]
  • The Way of the Hot Springs [ Blogspot
    Another guy who completed the 88 springs challenge in Beppu with his son. He was featured on NHK a few times.
  • Beppu Navi [ Website ]
    The official English language tourist site for Beppu.
  • Onsen Japan [ Website ]
  • Japan Baths [ Website ]
  • Sento [ Wikipedia ]
  • Onsen [ Wikipedia ] 

Japanese Language

  • Gensenkakenagaski.net [ Website ]
  • Onsen Hopper [ Website ]
  • Sento Hopper [ Website ]
  • Michiken Land [ Website ]
  • Nikkan Sports - SentoNavi [ Website ]
  • Supersentou [ Website ]
  • Nyuyoku Report [ Website ]
  • Tattoo Spot [ Website ]
    One of the number one questions I get asked is where can people with tattoos try a Japanese bath. Here's a site with a list of places

More coming soon

 

Books and Magazines

  • Getting Wet: Adventures in the Japanese Bath [ Amazon ]

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