With a big TV showing news and other programs, and people chatting while soaking in the hot tub, I felt like this is not just a place to bath but almost like a social venue, like a pub or a cafe elsewhere where people gathered as a community.
We can now cross one more item out for our list of "interesting things we tried in Japan". For me it’s an interesting experience and I can definitely see the appeal of sento as part of the Japanese nostalgic sub-culture.
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(Feb-ulous Kyoto Part 4 - check out the whole series here!)