Aug. 6, '11
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大川温泉 (Ōkawa Onsen)

Address: 大川市大字中八院241-1
Open: 10:00 till 23:00
Price: Adults: 500 yen; children: 300 yen
Website: http://www.okawaonsen.com/

My mother-in-law is from a town called Ōmuta in the south of Fukuoka prefecture. On the weekend of August 6th we went to Ōmuta to attend a ceremony in honor of my wife's grandmother, who passed away last year. The buddhist ceremony was followed by a big lunch with relatives and neighbors. After lunch my wife, her mother, her brother and I visited Ōkawa Onsen, which is about half an hour by car from Ōmuta.


Facade of Ōkawa Onsen.

I enjoyed bathing here. There is an indoor and an outdoor bath. In the outdoor area there is also a steam sauna and, if you pay extra, you can get a massage. The onsen was crowded, so unfortunately no pictures of the baths.


No pictures of the baths, but I did take a quick snap of the changing room.


Shop with local products.


They also sell vegetables.

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