Yumura Onsen

lord Takeda Shingen’sSecret Retreat - Yumura Onsen

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

At the heart of Kofu Valley, many hotels and ryokans make up of Yumura Onsen, which is 1200 years old.

The war lord Takeda Shingen often visited this secret retreat. Around Yumura Onsen, there are a number of spots in association with the lord Takeda - typical of Yamanashi Prefecture.

Visit Takeda Shrine where the three generations, Nobutora, Shingen, and Katsuyori are enshrined, Shosenkyo, a lovely gorge, and many other inviting places.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

Yumura onsen has chloride and sulfate springs at 40°C (104°F) providing 966 liters (255 gal) /min.

About 1200 years ago, Reverend Kobo-Daishi found this spring according to a legend. Another one says it was discovered when an eagle was treating its wound in the hot water, thus, it's also called "Washi no Yu" (Eagle Hot Spring).
  • Spring Qualities

    Chloride hot-spring Hydrogen Carbonate hot-spring Sulfate hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Rheumatoid arthritis Neuralgia Frozen shoulder Coldness


Access by public transportation.

[By Train]
About 15 min by bus from Kofu Station

Access by car

[By Car]
About 15 min from Kofu-Showa Interchange

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