“Kagura Monzen Touji Mura” (The Town of Hot Spring Cure) in Hiroshima prefecture is a popular spot where you can enjoy radon hot springs and kagura. Because it is possible to stay, it is a perfect tourist spot for sightseeing. This time, we will introduce recommended tourist information and access information at “Kagura Monzen Touji Mura”.
The most attractive point of “Kagura Monzen Touji Mura” is radon hot spring, which is rare. In addition to hot springs, there are plenty of accommodation facilities that can be enjoyed either on a day trip or overnight. There are other places where you can see traditional Kagura, and there are spots where you can experience traditional crafts. Recommended for both families and couples.
It seems that Radon Onsen has such a great effect that if you take a bath, the fatigue will blow away at once. There are many people visiting not only in Hiroshima Prefecture but also from outside the prefecture aiming for Radon hot springs of “Kagura Monzen Touji Mura”. Please enjoy the popular radon hot springs, which are different from ordinary hot springs.
Kagura Monzen Touji Mura is a valuable hot spring resort because there are very few spots where you can enjoy natural radon hot springs nationwide. Kagura Monzen Touji Mura’s Radon hot springs have plenty of facilities in the surrounding area, and the dressing room and the washing area are kept clean, so even women who like cleanliness can take a bath with peace of mind. From the open-air bath, it is recommended that you can see the beautiful nature.
Radon hot springs have the effect of improving blood circulation. In addition, it seems to be effective for rheumatoid arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases. Since the above effects can be expected, radon hot springs have been popular with many people since the Edo period.
At Kagura Monzen Touji Mura, you can enjoy not only hot springs but also “Kagura” (Shinto music and dancing). Kagura has a history that is said to have existed in the Heian period. It is also a traditional event in this area. Kagura Monzen Touji Mura holds Kagura events for tourists, and you can see traditional kagura at facilities such as “Kagura Dome” and “”Kamukuraza Theater””.
Kagura Monzen Touji Mura’s surrounding Kagura is said to have been handed down during the Edo period. There seems to be a variety of cultural Kagura throughout the country, but the Kagura in this region is also flashy to the eye.
Introducing access to Kagura Monzen Touji Mura. The best way is to use the bus. First, use the Shinkansen, etc., and aim for Japan Railway Hiroshima Station. From Hiroshima Station, take the Hiroshima Electric Railway Main Line and get off at “Kamiyachounishi Station”. From there, get off at the “Hiroshima Bus Center”, which is about 3 minutes on foot, and get off at the “Midori Express Bus Stop”, which is about 60 minutes by express bus. If you make a reservation, you can have a shuttle bus send you from the bus stop.
Kagura Monzen Touji Mura has many attractions such as natural radon hot springs where various effects can be expected, accommodations where you can choose various rooms according to the usage scene, and facilities where you can enjoy Kagura. Please come and visit Kagura Monzen Touji Mura.
A strange area where time has stopped just like this town
Akitakata city located in the northern part of Hiroshima Prefecture is a mountainous town near the center of Chugoku Mountains. In this mountainous area “Kagura Monzen Touji Mura” (The Town of Hot Spring Cure), there are natural hot springs, Kagura Dome, meals and inns. It’s like a strange area where time has stopped just like this town. While traveling nostalgically, how about a new pleasant journey of Japanese traditional art “Kagura”?
“Kagura Monzen Touji Mura” has a unique shop such as a meal and souvenir shop. You can enjoy the unique taste of Aki district such as tofu、Japanese sweets、rice cake、castella、vegetable bread、wild side dishes.
Several accommodation styles can be chosen in the village. For those who want to relax and have a relaxing time in the room, “Senryo-Manryo”, the largest inn in the village, and “Yamaya”, “Yamaya-Satoya” and “Yamaya Annex” are recommended for family members to enjoy. In addition, “Yamaya” “Yamaya-Satoya” has rooms available for guests staying, and a cooking place, dining room, cooking utensils etc. are prepared for toji (hot spring cure) lodging. Every accommodation is a wonderful building that pleasures old-fashioned emotions, it is like a relaxing atmosphere as if it was a traveler of the Edo period. It is a good point to be able to use the accommodation according to purpose.
“Kagura” that God enjoys has been handed down as a dance that is originally performed in a shrine. However, what is becoming a boom now is a new style exciting together with the audience. The dance incorporating the production of theater, while giving the story of mythology, has become a boom in this area. The monotonous rhythm of drum and flute alone makes excited Japanese ancient blood. Early tempo dance and gorgeous costumes and Aki-Kagura unique large masks. People who are watching for the first time, surely can be enjoyed excitingly.
The town of hot spring to cure
The “Kagura Monzen Touji Mura” is a hot spring cure village located on the small mountains of Midoricho North Hiroshima.
Many shops and theatres
The classic place are lined with the natural hot spring, the hot spring cure hotel, the restaurants, the tea-house and the souvenir shop. A periodical performance of Kagura is held by 22 Kagura-dan (theatrical company) at the Kagura Dome (Kagura Theatre) of 2,000 accommodation and the Kamukura-za Theater more than 150 days a year in mainly on the weekend.
Powerful and gorgeous traditional performing art
“Hiroshima Akitakata Kagura” is a powerful and gorgeous traditional performing art. Once you watch this theatrical plays, you might become thoroughly fascinated by it.
Thoroughly enjoy various type of hot spring
The spring quality of the “Iwato-ya” is the medical treatment effect, and its effect of mild to skin is especially of reputation. In a bathhouse of the rare 2-story structure, other than a large bath and an open-air bath, there are cascading bath, bubble bath, steam sauna, source cold bath, you can thoroughly enjoy a hot spring leisurely.
In addition, you can make painting of Kagura mask and the noh dance goods.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Name:||Kagura Monzen Touji Mura (The Town of Hot Spring Cure)|
|Adresse:||Midorichohongo 4627 Akitakata, Hiroshima 731-0612 Japan|
|Access:||JR Sanyo-honsen Line “Hiroshima-eki Station” (60 minutes by bus)|
|Price/Charge:||Kagura (Kagura Dance)|
500 - 700 yen (Adult)
200 - 300 yen (Under 12 years old)
700 yen (Adult)
400 yen (Under 12 years old)
Free (Under 3 years old)
Please refer the official web page.