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Shidotaira Onsen志戸平温泉


Hot Spring / Hot Spring Bath

This quiet hot spring district, situated amid mountains and renowned since ancient times, is one of the many dotting the Hanamaki Onsenkyo hot spring village in the mountainous northwest of Hanamaki City, Iwate Prefecture. Famed for ages for its curative springs, according to legend, the area was discovered by soldiers under the command of the shogun Sakanoue no Tamuramaro some 1,200 years ago during the Heian period, who were led here, it is said, by the goddess Kannon. The waters of the area's simple hot spring and chloride springs are said to treat such ailments as women's diseases, skin diseases, diabetes, and constipation. There is a hot spring hotel as well as a traditional ryokan inn in the area, both of which are elegant and charming. The Hiraizumi World Heritage Site is located a 70 minute drive away. Shidotaira Onsen is perfect for visiting this scenic destination, which was built more than 800 years ago to be an earthly paradise by Fujiwara no Kiyohira, founder of the mighty Northern Fujiwara clan, the former rulers of the Hiraizumi region.


Iwate Hanamaki-shi Yuguchi Shidotaira 26 (Hanamaki / Kitakami / TonoArea)

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Review of Yunomori Hotel Shidotaira

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/04/21 Nice onsen and good food
We had a very good experience in this hotel. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Lobby and communal area is large. The onsen places are spacious & relaxing. Taking a half board package is a MUST...
Reviewed:2017/10/28 Very Nice Outdoor Onsen
We love the onsen especially the one on the 1st floor. The onsen is available on the 1st and 3rd floors which will be alternate for male and female. So by staying one night, you can still...
Reviewed:2016/10/21 Reasonable but old building
Large lobby, rooms were large but bathroom was small. Amenities were ok, not great. Also the room had an old woody smell which wasnt pleasant at all. Staff very hospitable. Overall did not find...

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Iwate Hanamaki-shi Yuguchi Shidotaira 26 [ map ]
Hanamaki / Kitakami / TonoArea
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sodium-sulfate/chloride spring, simple springetc
Temperature of spring
nerve pain, muscle soreness, joint pain, aid recovery from fatigue, sensitivity to cold, frozen shoulders, Bruises, chronic digestive diseases, hardening of the arteries, high blood pressure, cuts, burns, chronic skin diseases, Hemorrhoids, chronic women's diseasesetc
Number of source springs
Amount of water flow
Number of public baths
Number of day trip bathhouses

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          Iwate Areas


          A northern Tohoku prefecture promising peace and quiet, Iwate is sparsely populated, replacing people with snow-capped mountains, history-rich sites, and fields of crops that are to thank for the region's delicious local cuisine. Meander along the three-city Golden Route, where you'll visit the grand Buddhist temples of Hiraizumi and the Tono folk villages before tasting the three famed noodle dishes of Morioka.