Tamatsukuri Onsen

“Kami-no-Yu (God’s bath)”, Legendary Beautifying Bath since Ancient Times

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

Tamatsukuri Onsen is described as “God’s bath” in an old document “Izumo Fudoki (Records of the culture, geography and oral traditions of the Province of Izumo presented to the reigning monarchs of Japan )”

This beautifying bath is also one of the oldest hot springs in Japan.

Magatama-bridge is a symbol of Tamtsukuri decorated with curved stones called Magatama.

Various artistic objects that represent Izumo’s myths line up throughout the town creating a unique sacred atmosphere.

This hot spring is located around 30 min driving from Izumo Airport. The lively space, filled with hot spring inns, souvenir shops and restaurants, always welcomes and hosts visitors.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

Tamatsukuri Onsen is well known for its beautifying effect on skin. The hot spring contains sodium and calcium that are good on skin.

It is a sulfate spring that is effective on cuts and sensitivity to cold.

The exact year of when this hot spring facility was established is unknown but it should be over 1200 years of history, as it is noted in “Izumo Fudoki (Records of the culture, geography and oral traditions of the province of Izumo presented to the reigning monarchs of Japan )” published in 733.
  • Spring Qualities

    Sulfate hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Coldness Peripheral circulation disorder Depression Cuts Skin dryness

Access

Access by public transportation.

Approx. 7 min by bus from Tamatsukuri Station

Access by car

Approx. 50 min driving from Yonago IC on Yonago Expressway

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