Largest corridor of footbath in Japan
It is “Yuppo no Sato” (Hot Spring Facility) located in the center of “Shiobara Onsen” which is a hot spring resort of Nasushiobara in Tochigi Prefecture, which has a history of about 1200 years. Its characteristic is its largest corridor of footbath in Japan. A big hot spring pond “Kagamike pond” is surrounded by an atmosphereful footbath with a width of 1.5 meters and a total length of 60 meters. It is good to sit down and relax on the bench set along the bathtub, or walk slowly in the hot water while watching the outside scenery.
It is a footbath that you can conveniently bath in when you say, “I want to enter a hot spring but I do not have time to change my clothes or dry my hair.” “Yuppo no Sato” is a footbath which boasts “Japan’s largest footbath” with a total length of 60 meters. There is also a water closet, a free locker room, and lending shorts and towels etc. are also sold, so you can drop in with your hands by hand.
The official source name of “Yuppo no Sato” is “Hot Springs of Tunnel”. Spring quality is colorless and transparent with almost no taste and odor at sodium, calcium monochloride, bicarbonate salt hot spring. It seems that this hot spring water is drinkable, and there is “Insen-do” outside the “Yupo no Sato”. Drinking this hot spring seems to have a gastrointestinal effect. Together with stimulating the foot while walking, you can experience spa treatments.
In addition, you can enjoy the seasonal flower trees in the garden which is a circuit type hot spring garden, and there is a spa such as “Yudaki” which is a hot spring waterfall flowing down from the “Kagamiike Pond”, etc. and you can spend relaxing healing time.
In footbath, it is one of the attractions that couples and families can enjoy together. Please drop by when you come near.
Introducing access to Yuppo no Sato (Hot Spring Facility). From Tokyo, take the Japan Railway Tohoku Shinkansen “Nasuno” and get off at Nasushiobara Station. It takes about 30 minutes by taxi from Nasushiobara Station to the destination.
It’s a bit hard to access, but you’ll be healed by the surrounding nature that changes every season.
Charms and Highlights of Yuppo no Sato (Hot Spring Facility)
The footbath largest in Japan
There is the circular building which draw the attention in the center of the Nasushiobara hot spring town. It is a facility made with a wooden framework backed by the mountains of the Shiobara Valley full of the natural beauty. It is footbath “Yuppo no Sato” largest in Japan in Shiobara Onsen. It is the footbath of the corridor type with length of 60 meters. In addition, there is “the spring water drinking” which is namely drinking of hot spring water, and the direction using the hot spring including hot water fog, an intermittent fountain, the hot water waterfall, too.
The six kinds of bathtubs
The corridor of 1.5 meters in width running hot spring water has six kinds of bathtubs. There are various effects by a change of stimulation and quantity of water and the temperature of the footbath. It is just divided into two zones in the middle of the corridor bathtub, and it becomes the considerable amount of exercise when you go around it.
The pebble stimulating a foot pot
The pain of the pebble stimulating a foot pot and the temperature of the hot spring are not constant. The eye does not show it where a hot spring gushes out of on the way, but, it is felt obviously that temperature changes.
You can drink this hot spring
There is “the spring water drinking” that you can drink this hot spring outside of “Yuppo no Sato”. It seems to be effective in digestion. It stimulates a foot pot while walking, in addition, you can experience the hot spring medical treatment, too.
Heal the fatigue of the foot
The facilities source that gushes out from the inside a high temperature of 59.3 degrees Celsius, you can enjoy “footbathing” adjusted to various temperature. It is recommended to heal the fatigue of the foot.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Yuppo no Sato (Hot Spring Facility)
|Sakitama 602-1 Nasushiobara, Tochigi 325-0033 Japan
|JR Tohoku-honsen Line “Nishinasuno-eki Station” (40 minutes by car)
|Price / Charge:
|200 yen (Adult)
100 yen (Under 15 years old)
Free (Under 6 years old)
Please refer the official web page.