Misasa Onsen (hot springs)

"Misasa Onsen" (Misasa Spa) is famous for its radium-rich hot springs and will celebrates its 850th anniversary in 2013. It is said that Misasa's radon, created from radium decomposition and inhaled as steam, can be good for our health through the Hormesis effect.

It is effective for chronic rheumatism, neuralgia, gout, high blood pressure, asthma, back pain, arteriosclerosis, diabetes, digestive system problems, liver diseases, sensibility to the cold, aches and helps recovering from tiredness, etc.

There are three public baths in Misasa as well as dozens of baths in hotels and ryokan (Japanese style hotels). 18 hotels and ryokan welcome to their baths clients who are not staying. Prices and hours depends on each place (see below).

Please find below some information and a flyer for an overview of the baths you can use.

// Public baths

* "Kawahara Bath" : free open air public bath


* "Kabuyu" : 300 yens, from 8:00 to 21:45 (from 10:00 on Mondays)

* "Tamawari no yu" : 500 yens, from 10:30 to 22:00

// Hotels and ryokan's baths

* "Izanro Iwasaki", 1500 yens, from 11:00 to 15:00 on weekends and from 14:00 to 21:00 on weekdays (0858-43-0111)

* "Kiya", 1000 yens, from 11:00 to 15:00 (0858-43-0521)

* "Saiki Bekkan", 1500 yens, from 11:00 to 15:00 (0858-43-0331)

* "Seiryuso", 700 yens, from 11:00 to 21:00 (0858-43-0321)

* "Nakaya", 500 yens, from 11:00 to 15:00 (0858-43-0859)

* "Blanc Art Misasa", 500 yens, from 11:00 to 17:00 and from 19:00 to 21:00 (0858-43-2211)

* "Misasa-kan", 1000 yens, from 11:00 to 21:00 (0858-43-0311)

* "Misasa Garden Hotel", 500 yens, from 10:00 to 20:00 (0858-43-1511)

* "Iwayu", 500 yens, from 15:00 to 21:00, (0858-43-0124)

* "Ohashi", 1000 yens, from 15:00 to 21:00 (0858-43-0211)

* "Koraku", 800 yens, from 15:00 to 20:00 (0858-43-0711)

* "Hashizuya", 2000 or 3000 yens for 45 min (private baths), from 15:00 to 21:00 (0858-43-0719)

* "Hanaya Bekkan", 500 yens, from 15:00 to 21:00 (0858-43-0231)

* "Mansuiro", 1000 yens, from 15:00 to 21:00 (0858-43-0511)

* "Misasa Royal Hotel", 1000 yens, from 15:00 to 21:00 (0858-43-1231)

* "Meijiso", 500 yens, from 15:30 to 21:00 (0858-43-0234)

* "Sanrakuso", 500 yens, from 16:00 to 20:00 (0858-43-1337)

* "Yuraku", 500 yens, from 16:00 to 21:00 (0858-43-1121)

// Overview (in Japanese, but names are in English too)


// English Map



// Japanese Map


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