The oldest hotel in the world has been run by the same family

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Nishiyama Onsen Yamanashi prefecura Keiunkan in Japan, is recognized as the oldest hotel in the world, which has served throughout history for over 1,300 years, samurai and modern tourist inform atlasobscura.com

 

Inside the world’s oldest hotel Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan, Japan

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The hotel was established in 705 by King of the aids and Tenji, and now a luxury destination for those willing treatment and relaxation in a natural setting. Thermal waters in the area have attracted visitors, artists and soldiers from nearby years to come. Some hotel guests were counted and samurai. Since its establishment until today the hotel management was in the hands of the founding family. No less than 52 generations have led the hotel before. Nishiyama Onsen resort is situated in the mountains Keiunkan Hayakama, near Kyoto and features traditional architecture, where wood and stone dominate.

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Another Japanese establishment, Hoshi Ryokan was once thought to be the oldest hotel in the world until Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan knocked it off the throne. It’s been offering weary travelers a place to rest since 718, making it just 13 years younger
Meanwhile the hotel has expanded, but the atmosphere remained the same. At the moment it is recorded in the Guiness Book of Records as the oldest hotel in the world, but is about to acquire the title of the source of thermal water with the highest rate of the world, a source that produces over 1,000 gallons per minute .

 

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