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Blend of tradition and modernity

Jaime Ee
Published Fri, Dec 6, 2013 · 10:00 PM
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AT 36 years old, a little closer to civilisation and with in-room showers (and private baths in some rooms), Ryokan Tanigawa is a baby compared to Chojukan, but what it lacks in age it makes up for with a happy blend of tradition and modernity.

Also in Minakami - you only need to take one bus from Jomo Kogen to Minakami station and someone from the ryokan will pick you up - Ryokan Tanigawa is a homey, unpretentious getaway run by the Kubo family who also owns the upmarket Relaix and Chateaux property Bettei Senjyuan. Just slightly more expensive than Hoshi, which is priced around 20,000 yen (S$245.50) per person, Ryokan Tanigawa is an affordable way to cap off a visit to Hosh…

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