Japanese ruins are somewhat very melancholic in comparison with the ones we find on the European or American urbex websites. Check by yourself.
We had some fun, my friend Mana and I, trying to get into that swimming pool. That wasn’t easy! Luckily, we were welcomed by amazing light and playful shadows. But I have to admit… without Mana, that place would have been boring as hell.
This must have been a very relaxing sento. Close to the sea, far from the city, in a colorful, relaxing area.
Sento are found everywhere in Japan, even in the cities. They are communal baths, originally used by people who didn’t have a bathroom at home.
It must have been a popular place for the locals before, with the nice onsen baths, karaoke, and hair dresser's room.
Yamamoto Grand Center is an old and quite famous SPA built into a rock.
There was a hotel with many rooms, a restaurant, a gym and, of course, the aquatic park itself with sliding tubes and swimming pools.
Jumbo Club Awaji Island is now a hotel that belongs to the stray cats. I almost got pawed down by one when I entered the first room!