Tag: Ryokan

Living History

A Ryokan Renews the Lost Charm of the Past

The oldest hotel in the world is a ryokan. These traditional Japanese inns date back to medieval times and weary samurai travelers. Some ryokans have turned an eye toward the future. Others, like Nishimuraya Honkan, have not.

Amanemu Ryokan

Serenity Now

The Reinvention of the Ryokan

Today’s ryokans are putting a modern spin on a dependable format, helping carry it forward into yet another millennium.