The Charming Ryokans
To rest your feet, look no further than your local ryokan—the Japanese term for “inn.” Most ryokans offer sumptuous multicourse meals for dinner and breakfast, showcasing the region’s specialties, from seafood to homemade noodles. Ryokans that have the word “onsen” attached offer hot spring baths for therapeutic soaking. Hanamaki Onsen, located near the stunning Geibikei Gorge, displays a beautifully traditional take on the Japenese aesthetic, while Oirase Keiryu puts a modern spin on Japanese lodging, offering a mix of Western and Japanese styling, plus outdoor meals along the bewitching Oirase Gorge.
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