At A Tokyo Mud Bar You Sit In Mud And Drink

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It’s all rather self-explanatory.

This is the Gata Bar. It just opened in Tokyo’s Aoyama for a limited time. The bar features mineral-rich clay from Saga Prefecture, which holds a mud Olympics during the summer so locals can have fun and cool down.

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The bar recommends bringing a change of clothing (such as swimwear) as well as a towel.

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The bar is also serving sake and beer from Saga.

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The Gata Bar will be open to the end of July.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.