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This is the Dogo onsen (hot springs bathhouse), supposedly the oldest and most famous bathhouse in Japan, with a history dating back 1000 years. It is located in Matsuyama in Ehime prefecture south of Osaka and it is an excellent place to relax and have a break from the modern urban sprawl that surrounds it. The beautiful and elaborate exterior was the inspiration for the 'bathhouse of the Gods' seen in the anime film 'Spirited Away'.

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  • Copyright: Thomas Tatko (ImaSasquatch) (57)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-02-21
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/5.7, 1/20 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-02-27 5:20
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