Tsubo-yu/Yunomine Onsen


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Tsubo-yu is renowned for being the oldest hot spring in Japan. It is also the only UNESCO World Heritage Site where you can enjoy full-body hot spring bathing. This mysterious hot spring is a small rock bath which can fit about two adults, and the color of the hot water changes seven times each day. According to legend, a famous military commander cured his illness at this spring.

Yunomine, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City


Access Ride the Ryujin Bus from JR Kii-Tanabe Station and get off at "Yunomine Onsen"
Access by Car From the Kii-Tanabe Interchange on the Hanwa Expressway, take National Route 42, 311 towards Hongu for approximately 55 km.

Name/address in local language

  • つぼ湯/湯の峰温泉 Tsubo-yu/Yunomine Onsen
  • Address 田辺市本宮町湯峰 Yunomine, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City
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Open Hours 06:00 - 21:30
Holidays Open all year
Contact Yunomine Onsen, public baths
Tel +81-(0)735-42-0074
Last updated: 2021-02-04

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