We loved relaxing in the many different types of baths and saunas here. Feel free to follow favy. Make sure you check your visa requirements before travelling to Japan. Gay Kyoto Guide: A steady stream of customers in the salary-man's uniform of dark suit, sensible shoes and winter overcoat files quietly through its innocuous doors.
It is also a great way to meet gay locals and discover the underground gay scene.
There are also gay bars in Ueno, gay bars in Shibuya and 50 gay bars in Asakusa. If you are nervous about visiting, read our gay sauna etiquette guide. But if Japan was more laid-back about its sexual preferences, it also lacked the political and social frisson that helped transform the lives of homosexuals elsewhere.
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