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Kumamoto, 22 Mar.

Yamaga Onsen

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Yamaga Onsen Sakura-yu is one of the oldest hot springs in Japan, with its origins dating back about 370 years. The resort was built as a vacation home for Hosokawa Tadatoshi, lord of the Higo region. The hot spring was opened to the public in 1870 and in use for about a hundred years, becoming a beloved symbol and social hub for the citizens of Yamaga. It was re-opened in 2012 with a traditional exterior but modern interior baths. Visitors can now enter for a relaxing soak and enjoy the atmosphere of this historical hot spring.

Kumamoto Nagomi Tourism Site

Tokyo (Narita) to Yamaga Onsen, Kumamoto

  1. Narita Airport

    1 h 55 min

    From 6,000 yen

  2. Aso Kumamoto Airport

    • Bus


    800 yen

  3. Kumamoto Station

    • Bus

    10 min

    150 yen

  4. Kumamoto Kotsu Center

    • Bus

    1 h 15 min

    1,000 yen

  5. Yamaga Bus Center

    • Walk

    10 min

  6. Yamaga Onsen

    1-1 Yamaga, Yamaga City, Kumamoto Prefecture


All listed travel times and costs are approximate.

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