Koman (hotel)

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Sennen-no Yu Koman
Sennen-no Yu Koman is located in Japan
Sennen-no Yu Koman
Sennen-no Yu Koman
Location within Japan
General information
Architectural styleJapanese architecture
LocationKinosaki, Hyogo Prefecture
Coordinates35°37′29.8″N 134°48′19.4″E / 35.624944°N 134.805389°E / 35.624944; 134.805389
Opened717 AD
Known for2nd oldest hotel in the world

Sennen-no Yu Koman is a ryokan in Kinosaki, Hyōgo Onsen, Toyooka city, Hyōgo prefecture, Japan. Ryokans are traditional Japanese inns, and Koman was founded in 717. This makes it the second oldest hotel in Japan and one of the oldest companies in the world.

The ryokan was founded by Gonnokami Hiuke and his descendants founded local bath houses in Kinosaki Onsen.[1] The Establishment was passed for over 46 generations.

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