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
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.