If you’re interested in going to a hot spring close to Tokyo, but aren’t sure where to go, Oedo Onsen Monogatari in Odaiba may be the very place you want to go.
OEDO ONSEN MONOGATARI
Oedo Onsen Monogatari is located in Odaiba, Tokyo. You can enjoy 14 varieties of baths in large hot springs indoors or outdoors there.
The hot springs at Oedo Onsen Monogatari are known to contain plenty of minerals, which help recover from fatigue and relief pain. There are also mine-salt-saunas which you can go in, if you pay a little extra.
The facility has many small restaurants and arcades attached, where you can eat or spend time playing games during your stay.
It is a perfect place to go with family or friends, so if you want to give it a try and go to a hot spring, Oedo Onsen Monogatari is the very place you want to go!
3 SPECIAL POINTS
Located in Odaiba, which is only 30 minutes away from Tokyo (JR Tokyo Station), Oedo Onsen Monogatari is one of the few hot springs that are in easy access from the middle of the city. Also, unlike many of the other hot springs that are nearby Tokyo, Oedo Onsen Monogatari is located in Odaiba, a place that is also known as a good place for sightseeing.
By visiting Odaiba and Oedo Onsen Monogatari, you will be able to enjoy seeing famous landmarks of Tokyo such as Rainbow Bridge and get a chance to go to a hot spring at the same time!
No.2 THE SIZE
Considering that Oedo Onsen Monogatari is in the middle of Tokyo, the facility has a surprising number/size of hot springs.
Not to mention the main bath, which is the largest one that is indoors, Oedo Onsen Monogatari has a rather large outdoor hot spring (Japanese: 露天風呂 roten-buro) which is devided into several parts. Since the facility is quite large, you can enjoy the hot spring in many ways. For example, if you would rather bathe alone or with several people that you are familar with, you can choose to get in the smaller baths, whereas if you would like to soak in a large, spacious bath, you can do so as well.
No.3 THE ATMOSPHERE
The most unique and best part of Oedo Onsen Monogatari is the inside atmosphere.
When you enter the facility, you are given a Yukata (Japanese bath robe), which all visitors are to wear during their stay at Oedo Onsen Monogatari.
Once you have changed in the locker room, you enter the main building, which is designed in a retro-Japanese style. With your yukata on, you will feel as if you have time-slipped to the pre-modern era of Japan!
Address: 2-6 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0064 Access: ・from Shinbashi Station: Yurikamome line to Telecom Center Station. 2 minute walk fom Telecom Center Station. ・from Osaki Station: Rinkai line to Tokyo Teleport Station. 7 minutes by free shuttle bus from Tokyo Teleport Station. Hours: Main bath 11:00am ~ 8:00pm (of the next day) Outdoor baths 11:00am ~ 12:00am, 5:00m ~ 8:00pm *Outdoor baths are only open from AM11:00 ~ AM2:00 (of the next day) of Fridays, Saturdays, and days before holidays. Sauna 11:00am ~ 8:00pm (of the next day) Fees: Adults (if entering before 6:00pm) weekdays: 2,480 yen weekends and holidays: 2,680 yen Adults (if entering after 6:00pm) weekdays: 1,980 yen weekends and holidays: 2,180 yen Children: 1,000 yen Children under 4: free Official Website: Oedo Onsen Monogatari