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Where bathing in ramen is a thing

Now you can have your bath and drink it too

It got me through university; it taught me that slurping is polite; I’ve lined up for it in Sydney, San Francisco and Tokyo (when I don’t approve of lining up for food); I’ve watched folk eat it competitively: it’s ramen and the only thing I haven’t done, is bathe in it. But now I can.


In Japan’s Hakone, the Yunessan Spa House is now offering ramen baths for its clientele, TIME reported.


Patrons of the spa looking to give their skin a boost bathe in ramen pork broth and synthetic noodles.


“Lately people are very concerned about having beautiful skin, and they know the effect of collagen, which is contained in our pork-based broth,” spa owner Ichiro Furuya said. 


“At this bath, everybody can have fun and take advantage of the healthy elements of ramen noodles.”

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Written by: Gaya Avery
Published: 9 June 2015

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