Kinosaki Onsen is a heartwarming town with a hot spring atmosphere. A nostalgic townscape has long spread here in the spa town. Such a tasteful Kinosaki Onsen is actually a popular tourist area full of attractions. Of course, there are many full of tourist attractions, such as the famous resort hot spring, marine resorts, parks, temples and shrines, art museums, workshops and boat yards.
If it is a tourist spot of Kinosaki Onsen, you can think of seven outdoor hot water trips more than anything. However, if there are seven places, there should be some people who wonder what kind of outdoor bath to go. Therefore, let’s introduce two recommended hot spring first. The first is “Mandala-Yu”, which boasts one of the best history in Kinosaki Onsen. It is said that it was a hot spring that began in 717 by the prayer of St.Dochi, which is said to be the founder of Kinosaki Onsen. “Mandala-Yu” is the root of Kinosaki Onsen, and it’s also the birthplace of hot spring. The bath also has a yuoke made from hinoki (Japanese cypress) bath.
The recommended hot spring for the second is “Ichino-no-yu”, which has a stately and distinctive appearance. It is a hot spring that can be immersed in the atmosphere just looking. Let’s burned into your mined by all means. “Ichino-no-yu is not only good quality hot water, but also famous as a hot spring that offers various benefits such as good luck invitations, passing wishes, and road safety. The second floor is a rest area where you can unwind after a dip. Also, check out footbaths and a hot spring area right next to Ichino-no-yu.
Speaking of Kinosaki Onsen, after all, it is a tour of seven outdoor hot springs. A city with a tasteful atmosphere can greatly enhance the feeling of traveling just by walking. But if you go to Kinosaki Onsen, you can not miss other attractive attractions. There are historical temples and shrines, scenic beaches, famous peaks, workshops, literary museums, and a rich tradition, culture, history, and nature that has flourished here in Kinosaki Onsen. Make your stay at Kinosaki Onsen a memorable one by taking one or more tourist spots.
Proud of about 1300 years of old history
Kinosaki Hot Spring located in the northern area of Hyogo prefecture is a leading hot-springs resort in the whole country which is proud of about 1300 years of old history, and 1 million or more tourists visit per year.
Pleasure of Kinosaki Hot Spring is seven “tours around outside hot water.”
Having been discovered by the injured white stork is considered as the cause of "Kinosaki Hot Spring" around 629 (origin of Koh-no-Yu). Then in 717, the Saint Dochi who visited this ground in order to save people of an incurable disease, sung the sutras of Eight Mandala during 1,000 days, and it is supposed that “Kinosaki Hot Spring” was opened by that prayer (origin of Mandala-Yu).
Full of tastes of the real Japan
It is a willow row of trees full of the emotion that a yukata figure matches.
Kinosaki, the hot spring of Tajima area known from the Heian period. The willow roadside trees along The Ohtani-gawa river and the wooden building bring on taste like it or not. The seven “tours around outside hot water” which is full of individuality. Here, dressing in yukata is formal attire.
It is full of pleasure to stroll the hot-spring resort slowly with full of tastes of the real Japan not to change from old days while letting the sound of clogs sound.
Fireworks are launched
In the hot spring resort, fireworks are launched except for the period of the Bon Festival every day a weekday from July 25 before August 24. Besides, the events including a mini-fair and the character show are varied.
Delicious live crab can be tasted
In Kinosaki Hot Spring, or the Tango peninsula and Echizen, the crab season is opened on November 6.
In many cases it is considered that eating a frozen crab at home, but if you go to the best place for crab, delicious live crab can be tasted.
Proud of the number of catches of crab
Kinosaki Hot Spring is near the port of Tsuiyama which is proud of the number of catches of crab within the prefecture. The crab is offered at a reasonable price and a fresh crab is very delicious at the hotel in Kinosaki Hot Spring Town.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Name:||Kinosaki Onsen (Kinosaki Hot Spring Town)|
|Address:||Kinosakichoyushima 357-1 Toyooka, Hyogo 669-6101 Japan|
|Access:||JR Sanin-honsen Line “Kinosaki-Onsen-eki Station” (5 minutes walk)|
|Tel:||(+81) 796-32-3663 (Kinosaki Hot Spring Tourism Association)|
|Price / Charge:||Please refer the official web page.|