While visiting Fukushima, here are the 6 best hot springs to visit. Takayu and Higashiyama are traditional hot springs that have been around for hundreds of years. But Spa Resort Hawaiians is a popular and modern hot spring theme park. If you have children, this is a place they can enjoy too.
Iizaka Hot Springs
This is said to be one of the 3 best hot springs in the Oshu region along with Naruko Onsen and Akiu Onsen. It had a long history and even one of the greatest most famous Haiku poets, Matsuo Basho, visited this hot springs.
|Address||Totsuna-cho 3 banchi, Iizaka-machi, Fukushima-shi|
|Access||Iizaka-onsen station (Fukushima Kotsu Iizaka Line)|
Tsuchiyu Hot Springs
Tsuchiyu Hot Springs is located in the western part of Fukushima City. As it is surrounded by mountains, you can relax and enjoy the natural scenery while soaking in a foot bath or experiencing the open air baths.
|Address||Aza-Uenomachi, Tsuchiyu Onsen machi, Fukushima-shi|
|Access||40 min. by bus from JR Fukushima station east exit (on the bus bound for Tsuchiyu Onsen via Minami Tohoku Fukushima Hospital)|
Dake Hot Springs
This is a hot springs village located on a plateau at the base of Mount Adatara. Selected as "No. 1 Natural Environment in Japan”, the air and water of Dake Onsen are pure and refreshing. It was also awarded as " an excellent travel destination” by the Japan Travel and Tourism Association.
|Address||Dake Onsen, Nihonmatsu-shi, Fukushima Pref.|
|Access||15 min. by taxi from JR Nihonmatsu station (JR Tohoku Main line)|