Kurabuchi Kawaura Hot Spring, Hamayu Sanso Villa

Right in the halfway point between Takasaki city and Karaizawa, in the forests around the Tone River basin, lies this little communal hot spring villa.
The dignified design of the building makes heavy use of the land's trees & stone, and actually won the 29th Building Contractor's Society Award.
The hot spring is famed for it's positive effects on the skin, and once you've had your fill of the waters you can also enjoy some traditional Japanese food & sake made from local ingredients.