Explore the World of Japanese Bathhouses

Yunomi Staff

Bathhouses, commonly referred to as “sento” in Japanese, have been an integral part of the Japanese social system since the Edo period. These buildings, found in most Japanese towns and cities, are slowly disappearing. As home baths become more popular, fewer people are frequenting bathhouses....

A Home for Art on a Hill in Wazuka

Victoria Garafola

What is Wazuka? Wazuka is a town in Kyoto Prefecture famous for its high quality tea. The farming families in Wazuka have been producing Ujicha for over 800 years. Today around 300 farming families still live in Wazuka. Art Appears Tucked away between rolling tea...

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