An advert for a sauna tent business along the Atago River in Hamamatsu, central Japan's Shizuoka Prefecture. Photo: Instagram / Saunatenryu An advert for a sauna tent business along the Atago River in Hamamatsu, central Japan's Shizuoka Prefecture. Photo: Instagram / Saunatenryu
An advert for a sauna tent business along the Atago River in Hamamatsu, central Japan's Shizuoka Prefecture. Photo: Instagram / Saunatenryu
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Riverside spa tents, private rooms: Japan’s sauna industry won’t let pandemic turn down the heat

  • Hygiene concerns and physical distancing rules have led to a burst of innovation, with new individual saunas and even outdoor versions
  • And despite the pandemic, the appetite to sweat one’s way to health or beauty or just let the heat unknot a stiff body seems undiminished

Topic |   Japan
An advert for a sauna tent business along the Atago River in Hamamatsu, central Japan's Shizuoka Prefecture. Photo: Instagram / Saunatenryu An advert for a sauna tent business along the Atago River in Hamamatsu, central Japan's Shizuoka Prefecture. Photo: Instagram / Saunatenryu
An advert for a sauna tent business along the Atago River in Hamamatsu, central Japan's Shizuoka Prefecture. Photo: Instagram / Saunatenryu
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