Yugawara Onsen

Tangerine Flowers Bloom in Yugawara Onsen

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

This secret spring faces Sagami Bay where the scent of tangerines is so refreshing. Throughout the year, the weather stays mild here. The hot water has been touted to be effective for just about any illness since ancient times.

Once you walk out to downtown, hotels and ryokans stand along Chitose River in nostalgic ambiance.

Yugawara produces tangerines, taking advantage of the warm, mild weather. Yugawara Mikan and tens of other varieties are grown all year. This is the only place where you can experience the healing hot water in the scent of tangerines.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

Yugawara Onsen sits near the border between Kanagawa and Shizuoka Prefectures. It's a simple spring at 30 - 88°C (86 - 190°F.)

Legends say it was discovered by Reverend Kobo Daishi, a priest named Gyoki, or a racoon, but people have agreed the hot water works for 10, 000 illnesses.
  • Spring Qualities

    Chloride hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Osteoarthritis Coldness

Access

Access by public transportation.

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

Access by car

[By Car]
About 15 min from Hukuura Interchange

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