Oshuku Onsen

The inner room of Morioka is a hot spring resort where Nightingale healed the wounds.

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

Oshuku hot spring which is known as the Morioka's inner room is the hot spring resort located along the valley of Oshuku river which is surrounded the brilliant green nature, and as its name suggests, it feels as if Nightingales are singing by the hot spring.
There is a spacious Lake Gosho near the Oshuku hot spring, and there are 2,000 cherry blossoms on the lake shore and Cherri blossom garden which has a traditional Nanbu-Magariya and Oirino hygrophyte garden etc, so you can enjoy walking casually.
There is Koiwai farm close from the hot spring, and there is Lake Tazawa, and Kakunodate which is known as small Kyoto of Tohoku if you extended your journey as far as Akita Prefecture.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

The beginning of Oshuku hot spring which has over 450 years history has been told that woodcutter Suke who moved from Kaga saw the wounded Nightingale was healing the wounds on the foot by the hot spring springing in the river
The quality of hot spring is a simple hot spring, it is said to be effective for Recovery from fatigue, Health promotion, Autonomic instability, Insomnia, Depression state and so on.
  • Spring Qualities

    Standard hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Autonomic instability Depression Insomnia

Access

Access by public transportation.

Approximately 50 minutes by bus from Morioka Station JR East Japan Tohoku main line

Access by car

Approximately 25 minutes by car from Tohoku Expressway · Morioka IC

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