Dogo Onsen Honkan 道後温泉本館

Soak in the soothing waters of an iconic historical bathhouse

Dogo Onsen in Matsuyama is said to be the oldest hot spring in Japan, with a 3,000-year history. Over the years, emperors and ordinary people alike have recuperated in its soothing alkaline water. The main bathhouse is a complex of connected wooden buildings that were built by master craftsmen between 1894 and 1935. The result is a slightly eclectic mix of architectural styles and labyrinthine passages, with luxurious stone baths as well as tatami rooms for post-bath relaxing. The Yushinden is a series of lavishly decorated private rooms and a bath built exclusively for the imperial family. You can tour the rooms for a fee.

Basic Infomation

Address 愛媛県松山市湯之町5-6
Hours Open 6:30am - 11:30pm (Last admission at 10:30pm) *Opening times may vary depending on facilities
Tel 089-921-5141
Website Click here
Price [Kami-no-yu on the ground floor] Adults 410 yen, Children (2-11) 160 yen