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Onsen Posted by on May 11, 2010

An onsen (おんせん) is a hot spring bath, meaning that the hot water comes from a heated spring. Traditionally, onsens were bathing facilities where people gathered to get clean. Nowadays, people have the convenience of having a bathtub at home, so getting clean isn’t the main reason why people go to the onsen. Onsen resorts…

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