“Hottarakashi Onsen” is a hot spring in Yatsubo, Yamanashi-shi, Yamanashi. There are opinions of having been named this place referred to as being able to enjoy oneself freely even if there was neither advertisement nor service, and also an opinion that the landowner of the mountain which struck the hot spring having neglected.
Because it is on the heap of basins, the best charm is magnificent scenery. Since here is open from early morning, there are some people to come to to enjoy the sunrise. All the eyes are superb views, so you can taste a sense united with nature. Whenever you go there, it is the best even if at a sunset, a night view, any time in morning glow. If the weather is clear, you can see Mount Fuji.
The hot spring has “that place” and “this place”. Both are the open-air baths that can overlook the superb view.
They are the same alkalinity simple spring, it is keep warm after the bath, and skin becomes soft and smooth, so even one having weak skin and a child can take the bath at ease.
The one that wants to soak rather hot water, please go “that place”, the one that wants to soak slowly in tepid bath, please enter “this place”. It is also the feature that it seems that the color of hot water changed according to time or a surrounding scene.
Since spring quality is high ph alkalinity, skin also becomes soft and smooth, too. It is the hot spring which can look at Mount Fuji, and seen to the star-filled sky, “Hottarakashi Onsen” may be said that it is the best superb view outdoor bath in Japan.
|Name:||Hottarakashi Onsen (Neglecting Hot Spring)|
|Adresse:||Yatsubo 1669-18 Yamanashi, Yamanashi 405-0036 Japan|
|Access:||JR Chuo-honsen Line “Yamanashi-shi-eki Station” (10 minutes by car)|
|Price:||800 yen (Adult)
400 yen (Under 15 years old)