Understanding Sento culture

Have you ever visited a sento?

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Sento is a public bath often found in urban residential areas. Unlike onsen, which use natural hot spring water, sento has a more utilitarian role in Japanese society, and before private bathrooms became the norm in Japan, it was the most common way to take a bath after long day at work.

If you have ever visited one, you might have encountered unfamiliar situations or wondered about some of the culture associated with this kind of establishments. We want to know about your experience! So please help us by answering this brief survey. Three of the people who answer it will receive one of these original pens in the shape of a Japanese character!


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