Awazu Onsen(Kaga Onsen)

The Cozy Onsen Resort that Katai Tayama Lauded

Introduction of Hot Springs (Onsen)

In Kanazawa, the prospering city developped around a castle, lies Kaga Onsen Area. Among the four springs, Awazu onsen has a long history of 1300 years.

The famous author of Country Teacher, Katai Tayama praised this serene, comfortable hot spring. The nostalgic ambience still attracts many visitors. The 1300-year-old inn Hohshi was recorded in the Guinness Book as the world's 2nd oldest accomodation. How about you stay there?

Effects and characteristics of Hot Springs

Awazu Onsen has a long history, opened by Reverend Taicho about 1300 years ago. This is a nitrate spring, "the Beauty Hot Water" that turns your skin slick and smooth. Along with Yamanaka Onsen and Yamashiro Onsen, Awazu is counted in kaga Onsenkyo and the oldest hot spring in Hokuriku Area.
  • Spring Qualities

    Sulfate hot-spring
  • Efficacy

    Neuralgia Cuts


Access by public transportation.

[By Train]
About 5 min by taxi from Awazu Station (Free shuttle bus available)

Access by car

[By Car]
About 40 min from Katayamazu Interchange on Hokuriku Expressway

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