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Obama Onsen

Obama Onsen: Seaside hot spring featuring a glowing sunset

Obama Onsen is located on Shimabara Peninsula in Kyushu’s Nagasaki Prefecture. In the middle of the peninsula, there is an active volcanic area called…

wakura onsen Noto Peninsula seaside

Wakura Onsen: a seaside hot spring town discovered by the White Heron

Set on Ishikawa Prefecture’s Noto Peninsula, Wakura Onsen is an “ocean hot spring,” rare even in Japan, characterized by abundant salt content. The th…

hakone onsen

Hakone Onsen: One of the most popular onsen in Japan with great access from Tokyo

Hakone has great access from Tokyo, only about one and a half hours by train, providing a perfect place not only for overnight stays but also for quic…

諏訪湖

Kami-Suwa Onsen: A lakeside onsen town for the sophisticated traveler

Located in the central part of Nagano Prefecture, Kami-Suwa Onsen town spreads out along the eastern side of Lake Suwa, the prefecture’s largest lake …

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 “…

Tsuetate Onsen carp streamers

Tsuetate Onsen: Where carp streamers billow in the steam of the hot springs

On the border of Kumamoto and Oita prefectures in Kyushu is to be found Tsuetate Onsen, located in the valley of the Tsuetate-gawa River at the end of…

Yamashiro Onsen

Yamashiro Onsen: a prestigious onsen beloved by a great artist

Yamashiro Onsen is part of Kaga Onsen-kyo in Ishikawa Prefecture, which is known for high-quality spring water. The history dates to more than 1,300 y…