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Exotic culture of the Japanese public baths

Tōkyō : Japan | Oct 04, 2011 at 4:13 PM PDT
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Exotic culture of the Japanese public baths

The recent revival of some hot springs in Japan with characteristic shared bath is male and female members of the media has made many countries feel very excited. Actually, this is not a new service that flourished in Japan has become the shared bath is an arts and social habits often seen thousands of years ago.

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Not only ancient but at the present time, although very busy job but almost always prefer the Japanese bath. In Japan had handed down sentences: "Alcohol drinking three houses, washing three times" to tell the preferences of the people bathing sunrise this country. Etiquette shared bath between men and women derive from the ancient times, and for carrying out the Japanese public baths, body and sex are two concepts completely ... related to each other.

However, for the Japanese, this tradition was derived from primitive times. Every time you take a shower, they just took him a towel but no one felt awkward or embarrassed. Simply follow the concept of the Japanese, down to underwear as toilet and bath is not of high quality natural environment.

Currently in the hot springs, where the number of men and women have the largest shared bath, usually divided into three time periods. Mainly women's bath time and mostly for men dip, the rest are men and women shared bath.

Often general bathing time will start from 9pm, when most Japanese officials have finished a day's work and need a place to relax. There are also hot springs, it will take to prevent double, a male and a female party. But if you want to exchange bath or having a few friends with similar interests is always possible to overcome barriers to a shared bath. But all must be done in accordance with psychological well-being.

Traditional shared bath in hot springs or public baths in Japan have developed very strong at about 5 years ago when the number of women to bathe in the spring relaxation increases rapidly. The first time it is also divided into two sexes, no one to bother anyone. But then when a range of services developed hot spring, some employers have boldly innovative thinking to attract tourists by: Open door springs public baths for men and women.

According to the owner of a hot spring, said: "In Japan, the male and female public baths are not uncommon. This is one of the traditional culture of excellent Japanese.

The reason for this form of culture faded away, we want to become a great country should have introduced a number of Western culture. This is the reason for the traditional forms of public baths reduced. And now I want to restore the culture of this special tradition. "

However, a number of foreign visitors participating in public baths had indecent act like teasing the eye and not polite to women. So in the hot springs, it has a strict rules to limit and stop this uncivilized.

Clients who have no good will gestures are invited out and never be welcomed in places where the public baths only welcome those who have ... psychological well-being!

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TaDuy is based in Quảng Ngãi, Duyên hải Nam Trung Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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