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Ito Onsen

Ito Onsen: a seaside onsen town adored by Japan’s cultural figures

Ito Onsen, located in Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture on the eastern side of the Izu Peninsula, is a hot spring district particularly popular within the…

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Ikaho Onsen: An atmospheric onsen town of the iconic stone steps

On the side of Mount Haruna in Shibukawa City of Gunma Prefecture lies Ikaho Onsen, a hot spring town with over 400 years of history. Its symbol is th…

kichijoji

Tokyo Walk: Recommended spots and delicious dishes in Kichijoji

Located in Musashino City, the western part of Tokyo, Kichijoji can be accessed by train from Shinjuku in about 15 minutes. With a big park, departmen…

Bessho Onsen: Onsen with more than 1,000 years of history

Ueda Dentetsu Bessho Line and Bessho Onsen Located in Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture, Bessho Onsen is an old hot spring town with more than 1,000 years …

Unzen onsen: feel the heat from “hell”

Located in Nagasaki Prefecture on Kyushu Island, Unzen has been widely known as an onsen site, as the name “Unzen” is said to come from the sound of “…

att.JAPAN’s selection of eight great autumn foliage viewing sites

If you visit Japan in autumn, it is strongly recommended for you to view beautiful autumn foliage. With the trees and mountains colored in red and yel…

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Yamanaka Onsen: Onsen in a valley with a history and traditional culture of 1,300 years

Yamanaka Onsen in Ishikawa Prefecture has a long history: it is said that the famous Buddhist priest, Gyoki, discovered the onsen about 1,300 years ag…

Nagato Yumoto Onsen: A traditional hot spring town that is being renovated for the future

Nagato Yumoto Onsen is located in Nagato City in Yamaguchi Prefecture, the westernmost point of Honshu (the main island of Japan). It is the oldest ho…

Togura Kamiyamada Onsen: A peaceful hot spring town with abundant blessings from the mountains around

A retro-flavored onsen resort with unspoiled scenery of “good old” Japan provides a perfect place to stroll around in nature and feel refreshed mental…

Sounkyo Onsen

Sounkyo Onsen: An onsen resort tucked in a gorge of the northern outdoors

Located in Hokkaido’s immense Daisetsuzan National Park is Sounkyo, a gorge that showcases the magnificent natural landscape of the area. Tucked insid…

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Unazuki Onsen: One of the best onsen areas in the Hokuriku region, at a beautiful gorge

Along the Kurobe-gawa River which flows between the Tateyama Mountains and Ushirotateyama Mountains in Toyama Prefecture, there is large valley, Kurob…

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Shingen no Yu, Yumura Onsen: Famous hot springs beloved by warlords and cultural figures

“Shingen no Yu, Yumura Onsen” is an onsen town in Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture, known to be one of the “hidden hot springs” visited by Takeda Shingen, a…