The bath house is an interesting part of contemporary Chinese culture and it also has links with the past. I am talking about your conventional neighbourhood public facility for taking a shower, sometimes referred to in English as an 'economic' bath house. A shower here may cost just a couple of RMB. A bath house I used in Zhejiang had a stored value card system and you paid by the minute. （I am not talking here about the up-market facility that caters for the well-off business person - these can cost 100 RMB - 200 RMB for a rather different experience!)
I am hoping that poddies can contribute photos and stories from various parts of China that may illustrate regional differences.
NB: Discussion on another thread gave me the idea for this 'atlas' (thanks xiao_liang).
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