The Tanabata Festival in Japan
The Tanabata festival — one of the most romantic in Japan. It is celebrated on the seventh day of the seventh month — that is, 7 July in the Gregorian…

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Ohara Koson is one of the most famous Japanese artists - Articles about the artist - Zen Designer
Traditional Japanese prints of the genre "Flowers and birds" (Cacho-e) the great Japanese artist Ohara Koson. Cacho-e is a Japanese term used for all prints and print editions, United by…

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Kusatsu the JAPANESE BATH, the JAPANESE BATH, SITZ BATH, DESIGN IN JAPANESE STYLE, HOW to MAKE a JAPANESE BATH

Bath culture of Japan has always harbored an inexplicable fascination for the people of Europe and the rest of the world. Around deep tubs-pools directly at them and unfolded an exquisite action whole ceremony and accompanying bathing, relaxation, enjoyment.

Originally Kusatsu the Japanese baths were wooden, most of all by its shape and a huge device resembling a deep tub. This appearance has developed over more than a Millennium of history. To have the big tub at home could afford only very rich people, so basically there was a bath in the public baths, which were peculiar to the Japanese clubs. Take a bath, simultaneously, by several people, so baths often became a place of intimate meetings and private negotiations. Many treacherous conspiracies were born in warm water baths and fragrant hot steam.

The other party bath time was always an exquisite communication with specially trained geisha, make the process of bathing in exquisite physical and aesthetic pleasure.

Centuries passed. Like so much else in Japan, the country’s most longstanding traditions, it is the bathing ceremony has not changed. And now you can visit a traditional public bath, with all its attributes, into a deep bath-pool, Continue reading