Hanamaki Onsen
Experience the Gorgeous Hot Spring Tour in Hanamaki Onsen, Loved by Kenji Miyazawa, a Great Writer

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

Hamanaki City in Iwate is well-known as the home of Kenji Miyazawa (1896-1933), a famous author of fairy tales.
Hanamak Onsen Resort is surrounded by rich nature including cherry trees, pine trees.
This hot spring resort was loved by Kenji Miyazawa where cherry blossoms bloom all over the place in spring time.

For sightseeing, you are recommended to visit the Rose Garden with the sundial designed by Miyazawa Kenji.

Hanamaki Onsen has various types of baths with different health benefits from which you can choose according to your needs.
Step into the rich history, relax and enjoy bathing in the hot spring.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

According to a legend, Tamuramaro Sakanoue (758 – 811), the Shogun of early Heian period of Japan, healed his wound at Hanamaki Onsen Resort about 1200 years ago.

The hot spring quality varies depending on the hot spring you choose, but mainly sulfur spring, simple spring, or sulfate spring.

You may enjoy finding out the different health benefits of a bath at each visit.
  • Spring Qualities
    Standard hot-spring Sulfate hot-spring Sulfur hot-spring
  • Efficacy
    Coldness Peripheral circulation disorder Autonomic instability Depression Insomnia Cuts Atopic dermatitis Psoriasis vulgaris Epidermoid pyoga

Access

Access by public transportation.
Approx. 10 min by taxi from Shin Hanamaki Station on JR Tohoku Shinkansen Line
Access by car
Approx. 5 min drive from Hanamaki IC on Tohoku Expressway

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