At the tourist attraction "Dogo Onsen Honkan" in Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture, which is designated as a national important cultural property, the annual general cleaning was carried out to remove the dirt of the year and welcome the new year.

The Dogo Onsen Main Building was rebuilt in 1892, and large-scale preservation and repair work has been underway since 2019 while continuing to operate due to aging and earthquake resistance measures.

On the 6th, about 40 employees participated in a big cleaning to remove the dirt of the year. I sucked it up.

In addition, in the "Hora no Ma" on the first floor, which is used for resting, the tatami mats and the lanterns decorated in the room were carefully wiped with a cloth to remove the dirt of the year.

According to Matsuyama City, the number of bathing guests from January to the end of November was about 153,000, which is 48,000 compared to the same period last year, because there were no temporary closures due to the influence of the new corona. people are increasing.

Masahiro Mikami, head of the Matsuyama City Dogo Onsen Office, said, ``We were able to safely operate for a year.

Dogo Onsen Honkan will be open as usual from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm during the year-end and New Year holidays.