Experience real Japanese bathing culture by heading to one of the many sento bathhouses in the Ota City, Tokyo. Shin Nomigawa-yu is a building-type sento located in residential area.
It is a quiet park on a hillside slope where visitors can enjoy a taste of the four seasons. There are about 370 plum trees, which is the flower of Ota-ku, and the fragrant red and white flowers bloom in early spring. There garden also features about 800 azaleas and an attractive traditional-style tea room. [...]
Whether you’re looking for a Tokyo sightseeing area that offers a local cultural experience or a way to pass the time on a long layover at Haneda Airport, Ota City in southeastern Tokyo is the place to visit. Ota City is the largest of Tokyo’s 23 wards. Most tourists have probably only set foot there [...]
Kugano-yu is a public bath famous for its natural black hot springs which contains highly concentrated carbonic water.
Bike Share For those visiting Ota City for sightseeing, I would recommend taking advantage of a bike share service, which is affordable and convenient to get around this lovely city. There are 12 bike stations across Ota-ku, and there is one just a 3 minute walk from Ota City Tourist Information Center. You can rent and [...]
Hasui Kawase is a widely-known world-class Japanese woodblock artist.
A public bathhouse in Tokyo's Ota ward is playing host to an offbeat collaboration with the movie Shin Godzilla (Godzilla Resurgence). The Dai-Ni Hinode-Yu bathhouse, which draws water from the area's unusual black hot spring, now features a landscape mural of Godzilla created by Mizuki Tanaka, Japan's only female bathhouse mural artist. Taking a bath [...]
Haginaka Park offers great fun for the young, the old, the active ones, and the ones who prefer a peaceful place. The park offers a diverse variety of statues, fountains, grass areas, a swimming pool with a waterslide, a baseball field with seats for spectators, and some equipment for working out. For children, there is [...]
A few times a year, the grounds surrounding the main gate to the Ikegami Honmonji temple complex play host to a small farmers’ market. At least a dozen vendors set up their tents at the base of the steep stairs that run up to the main hall, offering food and crafts from around the nation. [...]
If you arrive early in the morning (duration 90min)... Course 1: Experience the vitality of a Japanese auction at the Ota Market We recommend visiting the market in the early morning as the auction starts. This course is recommended for those who arrive at Haneda Airport early in the morning because the auction starts at that [...]