PUBLIC BATH 広々とした湯船でゆったり楽しむ、銭湯絵師・田中みずき氏による小樽の風景

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Today only three Sento Eshi remain in Japan.
Sento Eshi, a Bathhouse painter, Mizuki Tanaka

Sento Eshi is a traditional Japanese painter who paints pictures on public bath walls.
Today only three Sento Eshi remain in Japan. One of the three is Mizuki Tanaka. She paints sometimes adventurously but sometimes delicately.
The pictures are painted with dynamic body movements and attract the hearts who look at them for their beauty and an impact different from the real view or pictures.
※as of March, 2018

Heal the fatigue of your journey
in the spacious public bath “Kumaji no Yu”

You can enjoy the landscape wall painting of Otaru painted by Ms. Tanaka Mizuki, who is an artist specializing in works for sento, sinking in a spacious bathtub in the public bath “Kumaji no Yu”.Each bath, is used alternatively day by day, by males and females, Otaru’s symbol “Otaru Canal” and “Mt. Yotei” are painted.

Opening Hours:15:00~25:00、06:00~10:00
※It is closed during the hours which are not written above, due to cleaning. We ask for your understanding.

Artist Tanaka Mizuki

Tanaka Mizuki

She started to study painting under Mr. Nakajima Morio, who was a specialized painter for public baths, when she was still in university in 2004.She became independent in 2013. She has been painting different places all over Japan (not only public baths but also private houses and shops) since then.She’s also keen to promote the attractiveness of Japanese public baths “sento”.

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