Iwamuro Onsen

A secluded hot spring village preserving the appearance of the route of Edo Period

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

This spa village is situated in Echigo Plain, which was made by the flow of Shinano River, in the eastern part of Mt. Taho in Niigata Prefecture. This area is surrounded by rich nature such as the beautiful coast facing the Sea of Japan, Mt. Yahiko, Mt. Taho and Mt. Kakuda.
This village is small, but touches the heart of a traveler, so it has been popular because of its secluded atmosphere. Now there are 11 hotels in the village.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

This spa village was designated as a People’s Recreation Spain 1963, and its spring quality and environment with efficacy are guaranteed. The spring quality is chloride spring. The spring water has effects on neuralgia, muscle pain, shoulder stiffness, arthralgia, fatigue, strain, female disorders and so on.(赤字部の正式な英語名、要確認です)
  • Spring Qualities

    Chloride hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Neuralgia Frozen shoulder Sprains Muscle stiffness Recovery from fatigue


Access by public transportation.

About 8-minute drive from JR Iwamuro station

Access by car

About 20-minute drive from Makikata-Higashi Interchange off of Hokuriku Expressway

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