Miyazu Onsen

The hot spring in Miyazu City just as in good old days

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

"Miyazu Onsen Pinto Yu", as officially called, is located in Miyazu City of northern Kyoto. Facing Wakasa Bay, Miyazu is a charming city developed around the castle of Miyazu fudal clan. Even after the Meiji Reform, it prospered on commerce between Wakasa Bay and Kyoto. To this day, the traditional city scape and temples stand, as well as the wooden three-story inn registered as a national tangible cultural property. The City is also famous for Ama-no-Hashidate, one of the three best sceneries in Japan.

The hot spring is drawn to lodgings within Miyazu and partly to Ama-no-Hashidate's accommodation.

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

This is a sulfur-containing, sodium - chloride spring. The water is colorless, but comes with a slight smell of sulfur. The chloride spring soothes arthritis, joint pain, stiff shoulders, plus the sulfur is effective for diabetes and high blood pressure.

It was opened in 2001 and named "Miyazu Onsen Pinto Yu" after the local folk song, Miyazu-bushi.
  • Spring Qualities

    Chloride hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Neuralgia Frozen shoulder Muscle stiffness Coldness Mild hypertension Impaired glucose tolerance (diabetes) Recovery from fatigue


Access by public transportation.

About 10 min walk from Miyazu Train Station

Access by car

About 5 min by car from Miyazu Ama-no-Hashidate Interchange

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