RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Takimikan in Ginzan Onsen (Yamagata)— The huge open-air bath is located on the highest spot in the area and provides a liberating view. An old folk house-style inn built with traditional construction methods. Located at the center of the old townscape in Ginzan.
*Please note the room fittings as there are rooms with no baths (but include sinks and toilets).
Access: 3h 50 min by JR Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Oishida Station, then 40 min by shuttle bus
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Sulfate spring, Chloride spring
Tourist spots nearby
Ginzan Onsen, Okama Crater and Mount Zao, Zao Snow Monsters (late January to early March)
Appearance in famous works
Used in the NHK television drama “Oshin” (1983-4, Japan)
Top hot spring resort – Ginzan Onsen
Famous as a town of hot springs that is pleasant for strolling through. The structure was built with traditional Japanese construction methods so you can feel as if you have gone back in time as you explore the hot spring resort. Silver mining flourished in this area during the Edo period (over a five hundred years ago).
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