Other Bathing Facility Spots in Niigata Area

  • Kinare Akashi no Yu
    12 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Tokamachishi Honchou 6-1-71-2
    This complex facility is located adjacent to Cross-ten Tokamachi Roadside Station, and is host to the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial festival, which is held once every three years. Inside the complex are facilities such as an art museum, a day-use hot spring called Akashi-no-Yu and a community FM station called FM-Tokamachi. The first floor is used as a venue for events such as Tokamachi Tezukuri City and is also often used for local community events.


  • Senami Onsen Pocket Park
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Niigata Murakami-shi Senami Onsen
    A hot spring footbath located in Senami Onsen, a hot spring district records state was opened when hot spring water began welling forth from a petroleum dig in 1904. According to legend, a fox spirit predicted the hot spring’s appearance by the cry of a fox in a yelping voice, konkon,the night before. A statue of Konkon-chan, the mascot of Senami Onsen which was inspired by this tale, stands in the center of the circular footbath. Situated along a walking path, the footbath is open 24 hours a day and may be freely used by anyone. Senami Onsen is also known as the “Netsu no Yu” (“High Temperature Bath”), and the temperature of its waters is quite high. This footbath is filled direct from an area spring and is thus recommended for those who like their footbath on the hot side.
  • Oroku no Yu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Niigata Minamiuonuma Muikamachi
    “Oroku” was the childhood nickname of military commander and samurai Naoe Kanetsugu, who was born in Minamiuonuma and recently depicted as the protagonist in the NHK historical drama “Tenchijin” This footbath stands in the vicinity of the Muikamachi Ohashi Bridge not far from the center of the town of Muika. The waters of the footbath’s sodium chloride spring are on the hot side at 52. 9° C. Built in an ellipse with a table in the center, many locals as well as climbers of Mt. Sakado and other tourists stop by here. Statues of young Naoe Kanetsugu and Katsurahime, the younger sister of the lord of Sakado Castle Uesugi Kagekatsu, stand nearby.
  • Shichifuku no Yu Joetsu
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Niigata Joetsu-shi Tomioka 3468
  • Yuzawa Nuru Izumi ashiyasumekannakkuri
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Nigata Pref. Minamiuonumagunyuzawamachi Yuzawa 354-9

Niigata Areas


Found along the northwestern coast of Japan, Niigata prefecture is celebrated for its high-quality rice and breathtaking nature, most notably its spectacular mountains, whose white peaks draw in snow sports lovers from far and wide over the winter months. Hit the slopes at Yuzawa, pick out your favourite modern artist at Echigo Tsumari, or take a ferry over to Sado Island for an extra adventure.

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