Aizu Yunokami Onsen

The secret hot spring of Minami Aizu where the god of the spring lives

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

Aizu Yunokami hot spring is located along the Okawa Valley further upstream of the Aizu Basin.
Okawa Valley is a river that lies acrross Niigata Prefecture and Fukushima Prefecture, and it's called in different name in Niigata such as Aga river and Okawa river.
It's able to acces to Yunokami hot spring by Aizu railway today, but it has been called secret hot spring of Aizu because it is apart from the Aizu western road where Ouchi inn or Tajima inn are located.
As you go up Okawa River from Yunokami hot spring, there is a "Tounohetsuri" known as the scenic spot of the cliff wall.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

There are 7 sources of Yunohami Onsen. It boasts a hot water amount of 3,000 liters per minute and is also distributed to residences of villages other than inns.
Quality is a simple hot spring that is said to have a beautiful skin effect, and it is said to have efficacy in autonomic instability, insomnia, depression state.
The beginnings of this hot spring has been told that the villagers found the monkey healing his wound by hot spring, and named "Saruno Yu(Hot spring of Monkey)".
  • Spring Qualities

    Standard hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Autonomic instability Depression Insomnia

Access

Access by public transportation.

Approximately 14 minutes on foot from the Aizu Railway · Yunokami Onsen Station (in the center of Yunohami Onsen)

Access by car

Approximately 46 minutes by car from Banetsu Expressway / Aizuwakamatsu IC

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