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Izu shimoda onsen

Izu Shimoda Onsen: feel the winds from foreign lands at this hot spring port town

Shimoda City in Shizuoka Prefecture, at the southern tip of the Izu Peninsula. Emerging from the ticket gate of Izukyu-Shimoda Station, you are greete…

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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…

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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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…

Koganezaki Furofushi Onsen:Soaking in an open-air bath while watching the sunset sinking over the horizon and listening to the sound of the surf provides the ultimate in relaxation time.

Koganezaki Furofushi Onsen is in Aomori Prefecture and its open-air baths at the rocky beach offer a splendid view of the Sea of Japan and the coast c…

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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…

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…

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Yunokawa Onsen: coastal onsen resort with great night view

Stretching along the coastline, Yunokawa Onsen is about 5 minutes by car from Hakodate Airport. The town is Yunokawa Onsen and it is one of the three …