Abandoned hotel worries worsen in Nikko

Several dangerously dilapidated and abandoned hotels in Nikko’s Kinugawa onsen district have the city concerned. 

The city has identified 16 abandoned hotels and ryokans in need of action. Three hotels have fallen into a dangerous level of disrepair, with the owners nowhere to be found. The 8 and 10-story concrete buildings are located on cliffside land between Kinugawa River and the national highway and have been closed for 10 ~ 20 years.

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