RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Matsudaya Hotel in Yuda Onsen (Yamaguchi)— This bountiful hot spring with an output of two thousand tons of water in one day imparts a wonderfully clean feel with clear and colorless water. With 330 years of history, this ryokan features a Japanese garden. This is an area where the samurai who ushered the country from the Edo era (the era of kimonos and a closed off Japan) to the Meiji era (the birth of modern Japan) gathered.
Access: 1h 50 min by JR Shinkansen from Shin-Osaka Station to Shin-Yamaguchi Station, then 20 min by bus to Yamaguchi Yuda Onsen
Private Onsens (For couples, families, tattoo wearers)
(1) Rooms with open-air hot spring baths available
(2) Rooms with indoor hot spring baths available
(3) Rental hot spring baths for private use (outside guest rooms): 2 baths
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Simple hot spring
The 200 year old Japanese garden is home to a historical site devoted to the samurai warriors who participated in the Meiji Revolution. The bath was constructed in 1860, and the revolutionary samurai bathed here. It is currently active.
Tourist spots nearby
Joeiji Temple Sesshu Garden, Rurikoji Temple, Hofu Tenmangu Shrine, Akiyoshido Cave, Hagi, Motonosumi Inari Shrine, Tsunoshima
Hot spring resort – Yuda
A hot spring with 800 years of history. It was discovered when a white fox was seen healing a leg injury in a pond by the temple. It has a gentle, clean spring quality, spouting forth 1300 liters per minute.
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