Asahi-yu is located in the north-east of Gojo-Yamatooji, a crossing point of Yamatooji St. and Gojo St., and Yamatooji St. is to the east of the Kamo River. Asahi-yu is managed by the third owner, and an oil painting drawn by the second owner is displayed.
Asahi-yu has many kinds of baths, for instance, jet bath, medicinal herbal bath and sauna. Asahi-yu has a long history that goes back to the beginning of the Showa period. In the evening, frequenters and neighbors come to Asahi-yu to take a bath. On some shelves you can find their own baskets with nameplates, provided to put their personal belongings.
You will understand Asahi-yu is a very important place for them and the neighborhood. Many hotels are located along Gojo St. and travelers sometimes come to Asahi-yu. Here you can experience sento-culture.
|Address||182 Kadowakicho, Gojo, Yamatooji-dori, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto|
|Access||3 minutes' walk from Keihan Bus "Gojo-Yamatooji"|
|Locker for rental||NO|