Things to Do in Japan

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Things to Do in Japan

Things to Do in Japan

When in Japan, there are countless activities and places to go so you will never run out of things to do. One of these is taking a bath and enjoying the hot springs that are located around the country. Natural hot springs have minerals in the water that provide health benefits, and they relax the body and mind. Soaking in the hot springs is very popular in all areas of Japan. Some facts about bathing in hot springs are these:

  • Bathing is done naked with men and women usually separated
  • The body is rinsed before entering the bath
  • Soak and enjoy the hot water that is 104 to 111 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Get out of the water and wash your body at the water tap as you sit on a stool
  • No soap should get into the bath water
  • Go back into the hot springs and soak for a while again
  • When you get out, do not rinse off with tap water to ensure that the minerals remain on your bod

Some Other Things to Do in Japan
There are so many things to do in Japan that they cannot all be mentioned here. You may want to watch some of the Martial Arts competitions. Japan is the place to see Sumo wrestling, Judo, or Kendo, which is Japanese fencing. Karate and another martial art called Aikido are other important martial arts in Japan.

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