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Tenjinyu

Enjoy different types of bath switched daily for male or female customers. Tenjinyu offers a black silica bath with negative ions and an infrared ray effect, an open-air bath, and an electric bath. More information 1-7-23, Minamikamata, Ota ward Weekdays 14:00-24:00 Saturdays and holidays 12:00-24:00 Sundays 9:00-24:00

Nitta-jinja Shrine

The quiet grounds of Nitta-jinja Shrine belie a long and colorful history. The shrine dates back over 650 years to the Namboku Period (which spanned much of the 14th century), when factions from the northern and southern halves of Japan were engaged in constant conflict. One of the warriors, a samurai named Nitta Yoshioki, was [...]

Kaiseiyu

Sit back and relax in the hot spring while you enjoy watching carp and goldfish in an aquarium, and a great tile art of Mt.Fuji. We recommend the carbonated hot spring using one of the darkest black hot spring in the area. Access 8 min walk from JR Kamata Station More information [...]

Ota City Tourist Information Center

Information and cultural activities minutes from Haneda The Ota City Tourist Information Center opened its doors in mid-December of 2015, perfectly placed to welcome passengers arriving at the up-and-coming international hub of Tokyo's Haneda Airport. At the sparkling new facility, travelers to Tokyo can pick up magazines and brochures on both the surrounding neighborhood [...]

About Ota City’s Hot Springs Resorts

Quality and effects Hot springs can generally be categorized into those heated by volcanoes (volcanic hot-springs) and those heated geothermally (non-volcanic hot springs). Hot springs in Ota-ku fall into the latter. When prehistoric plants decay and eventually go through coalification, they create a stratum of lignite. When the water passes through this stratum, it [...]

Kamata Hachiman-jinja Shrine

If you’re passing by Ota City during your trip to Japan, be sure not to miss the Kamata Hachiman-jinja Shrine. Originally founded in 1600, the Kamata Hachiman-jinja Shrine is dedicated to Inari which is the Japanese god of foxes. Even though the shrines were partially burnt in 1945, they were rebuilt a few years later in [...]

How to Use a Sento or Onsen

Ota Ward is home to one of the greatest concentration of sento (bathhouses) and natural onsen in Tokyo. To make the most of your experience, here is a handy guide on how to use an onsen: Take off your shoes when entering the bathhouse In most places, you’ll put them in a locker, either one [...]

Ryushi Memorial Hall

Ryushi Memorial Hall was established in 1963 by the master of modern Japanese painting Kawabata Ryushi (1885-1966) to commemorate the Order of Culture award and his 77th birthday. It has about 120 works by Ryushi from 1912 to postwar days (1945) that introduce Ryushi’s painting works from diverse perspectives. In the exhibition room, a group [...]