Asamushi Onsen

Atami in Tohoku, Brimming with Festivities

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

Asamushi Onsen on Natsudomari Peninsula. It is also called the backroom of Aomori Prefecture, or Atami in Tohoku, because it has been prosperous since ancient times.

This hot spring serves fresh seafood off the shore of Aomori and local vegetables from the mountains. The prefecture is famous for the Nebuta Festival in August. Driving half an hour from the inn will get you into the Aomori City where the festivities take place. Feel the heartbeat of the lively local people at Asamushi Onsen.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

According to a legend, this hot spring was found by Reverend Jikaku more than 800 years ago. Back then, locals were using it to steam jute to get fiber. Another legend talks about a priest finding an unjured deer treating the wound in the hot spring, who recommended others to use it for bathing.
  • Spring Qualities

    Chloride hot-spring Sulfate hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Rheumatoid arthritis Chronic eczema

Access

Access by public transportation.

[By Train]
3 min walk from Asamushi-onsen Station

Access by car

[By Car]
About 40 min from Aomori Interchange

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