Going to an onsen is a must-do experience in Japan but stripping naked in a company of strangers may be daunting to the inexperienced.
Onsen is more than hanging around with locals in the nude. It’s about Japan’s value on relaxation, health and utilizing nature. Most Japanese people don’t think that foreigners can handle this cultural differentiation, but more and more are traveling to Japan seeking this cultural experience.
Again, it’s not just a bath, there is an etiquette to go about this and if you do it right you will get the most out of the experience without making a complete fool out of yourself as well.
Here’s a complete guide on “How To Onsen” like a native!