Osaka the 3rd largest city in Japan located in Osaka prefecture on Honshu, it has several gorgeous Onsens (hotsprings) and is one of the most important industrial centers in Japan. Moreover, Osaka is well known for its delicious foods such as Takoyaki, Okonomiyaki and Kushiage. The city has many sightseeing spots like the Umeda Sky building, the Osaka Aquarium and the Osaka bay. The city is always hustling and bustling and one might be in need of some relaxation after a busy day in this great city. So we from Planetyze went ahead and found a top 10 of the best hot springs in Osaka to finish your day with a relaxing hot bath.
1. Spa World Osaka
This hot spring is located in Osaka City near Imamiya Station and offers a variety of hot springs themed with different countries from around the world, a swimming area and stone saunas themed with 8 different countries from around the world!
Address: 3-4-24 Ebisu Higashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Opening hours: 10:00 - 8:45 (the next day)
2. Minoo Onsen Spa Garden
The Minoh Onsen Spa Garden was built as a part of Minoo Kanko Hotel in 1968. The Minoo Onsen Spa Garden in Mino is the largest hot spring theme park in the west of Japan. The baths are filled with the water of sodium bicarbonate saline springs and chloride springs which are known to smoothen and purify the skin.
Address: 1-1 Onsen-machi, Mino City, Osaka
Opening hours: 10:00 - 21:00
3. Kamigata Onsen Ikkyu
Favoured by many, Kamigata Onsen Ikkyu is a simple hot spring bath house with pure mineral hot spring water that continuously flows from the source. There are two areas, one area with wooden baths and one area with stone baths. Visitors can also enjoy the largest outdoor bath in the Kansai regions, a minus ion flow steam bath or salt steam bath, or an ultra fine particle mist sauna.
Address: 5-9-31 Torishima, Konohana-ku, Osaka
Opening hours: 10:00 - 2:00 (the next day)
4. Nose hot spring
Nose hot spring in Nose-cho, it is a very authentic Japanese hot spring place. From this onsen's outdoor bath customers can as well enjoy beautiful scenic nature views; from cherry blossoms in the spring to the falling of the maple leaves from the trees in the fall.
Address: 409-81 Yamabe, Nosecho, Toyono-gun, Osaka
Opening hours: 9:00 - 19:00
5. Shio no Yu
Shio no yu, with its tranquil atmosphere and sukiya- style building features a old carbonate mineral spring straight from the source. It is said that the usage of this spring, alternating with the hot water bath cures fatigue and other illnesses like hypertension and digestive disorders.
Address: Morigami Nose-cho, Toyono-gun, Osaka
Opening hours: 11:00 - 18:00
Nantenen is a hot spring area decorated in traditional Japanese style with lots of beautiful greenery. This hot spring place will give you the ultimate Japanese bathing experience and offers hot spring and lunch package that allows you to enjoy both the hot springs and a delicious lunch at the restaurant.
Address: 158 Amami, Kawauchi nagano-shi, Osaka
Opening hours: 11:30 - 22:00
7. Onsen Niji no Yu
Niji no Yu, a close walk from Kitanoda station in Osaka is a hot spring with a very modern architectural outlook. The facility is famous for its open-air bath with stunning night view of Osaka city. Furthermore, Onsen Niji no Yu also offers private hot spring baths for those older than 18-years-old.
Address: 2-837 Higashinonishi, Osaka Sayama-shi, Osaka
Opening hours: 10:00 - 1:00 (weekdays) 8:00 - 1:00 (weekends)
8. Tenjin no Yu
Tenjin no Yu is a luxurious hot spring place with beautiful baths closeby Takatsuki Station. Tenjin no Yu has facilities that benefit women's health and skin. There is a variety of mineral hot springs and a nano-mist sauna that enhances the blood flow. The hot springs come with a little cafe that offers delicious coffee milk to cool down with after bathing.
Address: 16-5 Takatsukicho, Takatsuki-shi, Osaka
Opening hours: 10:00 - 24:00
9. Yukai no Yu
Yukai no Yu is comes with a different variety of facilities such as a comic cafe, a fitness gym and a kids corner. So if you come to visit Osaka with children, this onsen will be a great place for you to enjoy where you can bring your children. The place features a big open air bath that is rich in minerals, good for health and skin.
Address: 32-22 Ikedanakamachi, Neyagawa-shi, Osaka
Opening hours: 8:00 - 1:00 (weekdays) 6:00 - 1:00 (weekends)
10. Hinata no Yu
Hinata no Yu, located in Osaka city and is on the top floor of an apartment building, offering a great view on the Umeda area's skyline. The place has two indoor baths and a shallow bath outside with led lights built in the bottom. There is a snack corner that comes with a foot bath that you can rest your feet in while having a drink.
Address: 1-6-15 Mikunihonmachi, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Opening hours: 6:00 - 1:00 and 8:00 - 3:00 (Saturdays)