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Iyakei Onsen祖谷渓温泉

Hot Spring / Hot Spring Bath

A hot spring owned and operated by the Hotel Iyaonsen located in the Iya Valley, considered one of Japan's three most secluded locations. The hotel commands views of beautiful Iya and visitors can take in the stunning, steep valley and the Iyagawa River running through it. The waters of the alkaline simple sulfate spring have a high pH level and are said to treat such ailments as nerve pain, rheumatism, wounds, and women's diseases, in addition to promoting beauty and recovery from fatigue. The hotel's outdoor bath, located at the bottom of the valley and constantly replenished from the source spring kakenagashi style, is reachable by cable car, and here visitors can enjoy a relaxing soak while feeling one with nature. The hotel's bathhouse facilities are open to non-guests, as well, and the hotel offers bathhouse plans which include breakfast or lunch. Visitors can also enjoy the area's scenery through hotel tours, such as the artistically illuminated Kazura Bridge tour and a star watching tour.


Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Nishiyayamamuraoinouchi 401 (IyaArea)

phone 0883872300

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Tokushima Pref. Miyoshishi Nishiyayamamuraoinouchi 401 [ map ]
Water type
hydrogen carbonate springs
Temperature of spring
nerve pain, muscle soreness, joint pain, Lower back pain, aid recovery from fatigue, stiff shoulders, sensitivity to cold, Bruises, Dermatitis , skin beautifying propertiesetc
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Number of day trip bathhouses

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          Tokushima Areas


          The southeastern corner of Shikoku is home to Tokushima prefecture, a region celebrated for its luscious nature and the nation’s favorite Awa Odori, an energetic dance to which an annual summer festival has been dedicated. Keeping the upbeat tempo, whirlpools excite the Naruto sea off Tokushima, while inland, dramatic cliffs line the Iya Valley, promising unrivaled views of vast and vibrant scenery.

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