Hot Spring / Hot Spring Bath
A hot spring district located inside Zao Quasi-National Park which commands a view of Mt. Zao, famous for its frost-covered trees in winter and emerald green caldera lake. Situated 330 meters above sea level, records show that this area was first developed as a hot spring resort in the early Edo period. The area was also once known as Yudatta, a word which can mean boiled. Long renowned as a destination for enjoying therapeutic hot spring bathing in addition to serving as a base camp for pilgrims climbing Mt. Zao as areligious act, the history of the area dates back over 400 years. The mild waters of the area's chloride springs are gentle on the skin and contain sodium, calcium, and sulfate. They are said to treat nerve pain, gastrointestinal disorders, and chronic skin diseases. A public bathhouse which makes extensive use of luxurious and fragrant Aomori cypress stands in the center of the district. The district is conveniently located a one hour drive from Sendai City and many tourists from within the prefecture and throughout Japan make their way here.
- Miyagi Katta-gun Zao Machi Togatta Onsen
- Zao / Shiroishi Area
- Water type
- sodium/calcium-sulfate/chloride springetc
- Temperature of spring
- nerve pain, muscle soreness, joint pain, aid recovery from fatigue, frozen shoulders, sensitivity to cold, Bruises, chronic digestive diseases, skin diseases, hardening of the arteries, cuts, burns, Hemorrhoids, women's diseasesetc
- Number of source springs
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- Number of public baths
- Number of day trip bathhouses
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
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- m | On foot about minutes
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