The history of this hot spring resort, located in Tokushima Prefecture's Myozai District, dates back to 1868. Surrounded by natural beauty and a perfect place to rest and recuperate, records say that a salt water bathing hut stood here in the Edo period. The waters of the resort's sodium chloride, hydrogen carbonate spring (sodium bicarbonate-containing salt spring) are said to be effective for general indication and treat such ailments as cuts, peripheral circulatory failure, sensitivity to cold, depression, and abnormally dry skin. They also have a strong warming effect which prevents post-bath chills and excellent moisture retention effect. The resort has lodging facilities, making it a great base from which to explore the area; the resort's bathing facilities are also open to non-guests. The resort is also located between the Shosan-ji Temple and the Dainichi-ji Temple, the 12th and 13th stations along the Shikoku Pilgrimage which follows sacred sites connected to the great monk Kobo Daishi. Pilgrims will definitely want to add a visit to this resort to their itinerary.
- Water type
- sodium-chloride/hydrogen carbonate springs
- Temperature of spring
- nerve pain, muscle soreness, joint pain, aid recovery from fatigue, sensitivity to cold, skin diseasesetc
- Number of source springs
- Amount of water flow
- Number of public baths
- Number of day trip bathhouses
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
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- about m
- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
Nearby Tourist Attractions
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.