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Shika no Yu鹿の湯

Hot Spring / Hot Spring Bath

This hot spring facility is located in Yumoto, Nasu Town. It is said to have opened approximately 1,300 years ago. It is considered the oldest hot spring in Tochigi Prefecture, and many of the surrounding hot-spring hotels use it as their spring water source. The baths are divided into six temperature levels ranging from 41–48 degrees Celsius (there is no 48-degree women’s bath). It is said that by following the bathing protocol, such as pouring water over yourself before entering the bath, you can increase the hot spring’s effects.


Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Yumoto 181 (Nasu / Shiobara / OhtawaraArea)

phone 0287763098

8:00-18:00 (Reception is until 17:30)

Review of Shika no Yu

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/11/01 Shika no Yu a blast from the past
Id been wanting to go here for a while as a day trip but heard it was too difficult. Its not. Just take the Shinkasen or the Shinjuku Liner and your up there in no time. So I decided to spend the...
Reviewed:2018/01/22 merit & demerit
merit:effectiveness,elegant view ,smells good,quaint house.
demerit:be crowded,nagging,so hot.
sika no yu is most old house and by old custom.
Reviewed:2017/04/05 Best onsen water ever!
Went there to see the Sesshou seki, but this is the best Onsen Ive ever been (and I was in Arima and Kusatsu but Shika no Yu is better) The water smells of sulfur and the place is a bit old, but my...

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Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Yumoto 181 [ map ]
Nasu / Shiobara / OhtawaraArea
8:00-18:00 (Reception is until 17:30)
open everyday
[Weekday]Adults400yen, Children(Elementary School Students)300yen, ChildFree
[SaturdaySundayPublic holiday]Adults500yen, Children(Elementary School Students)300yen, ChildFree
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Temporary suspension:Closed until May 10, 2020 (Information as of May 8, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.

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          Tochigi Areas


          Most visits to Tochigi revolve around Nikko, a small city home to the spectacular, lavishly decorated Toshogu Shrine and Nikko National Park with its mountains, lakes, waterfalls, onsen, and wild monkeys. Neighboring Oku-Nikko is an extension of the fantastic scenery famous for its autumn leaves, while Tochigi's capital, Utsunomiya, is the only place in the world where you can find oya stone beautifully exhibited in temples and the Oya History Museum.

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