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Kawayu Onsen Hot Spring

Travel Guide - Kawayu Onsen Hot Spring

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Hot waters from deep below the Kii mountain range bubble to the surface on the river bank of Oto-gawa River, a tributary of the Kumano-gawa River. Kawayu Onsen is a rare hot spring because you can dig your own hot spring bath on the river bank in the summer. During the winter months the river is transformed into a giant outdoor bath called "Sennin-buro (a bath for mountain hermits)" by holding back the river. It is said that the Sennin-buro bath has been enjoyed since the Edo Period (1603 - 1868). *Unlike other public baths, people who bath in the Sennin-buro usually put on a swimsuit because it is a mixed bath.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Varies according to the shop / facility
  • Sennin-buro bath: 6:30 - 22:00 (December - February)

ClosedClosed

  • Varies according to the shop / facility
  • Sennin-buro bath: In bad weather
  • Sennin-buro: March - November

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Sennin-buro bath: Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 100 minutes from JR Kii-Tanabe Station by the bus bound for Kumano Hongu-Taisha. Get off at Kawayu-Onsen Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1423, Hongucho Kawayu, Tanabe-shi, Wakayama, 647-1717

TweetsTweets

Tom Wilson @TomPhase3 - 2018-09-23
Soaked my feet in the hot spring footbath at Kawayu Onsen Station (Akan Mashu National Park) while waiting for the… https://t.co/Sn3wkKAhsQ
ichi @mouton1993 - 2018-08-02
Mixed bathing open-air bath at Hotel Park Way at Kawayu hot spring resort in Teshikaga town.
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ichi @mouton1993 - 2018-08-02
Mixed bathing open-air bath at Hotel Park Way at Kawayu hot spring resort in Teshikaga town.
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ichi @mouton1993 - 2018-08-02
Mixed bathing open-air bath at Hotel Park Way at Kawayu hot spring resort in Teshikaga town.
You don't need to be s… https://t.co/VZBbXtjQBo
Julek Meissner @homeopathywow - 2018-05-23
At Kawayu Onsen, we could hardly believe our good fortune, having this outdoor natural sulphur hot spring next to a… https://t.co/2JLIVGbrWw
Genkimobile @genkimobile - 2017-06-21
Kawayu onsen is a natural hot spring located in Tanabe, Japan. If you dig pretty much anywhere along the... https://t.co/dP45GmWw1I
Genkimobile @genkimobile - 2017-06-21
Kawayu onsen is a natural hot spring located in Tanabe, Japan. If you dig pretty much anywhere along the... https://t.co/dP45GmWw1I
Davidone® @Davidone74 - 2017-03-06
Rubrica #Miscellanea photo :
Peter Marlow - Natural Hot Spring - Kawayu 1998 - Japan
In collaborazione con… https://t.co/1Wkx10vIcz
🎌 VIP_TEAM 🗾 @YujiRich - 2017-01-25
I came for a long time.
In Japan Hokkaido Kawayu Onsen,
I will heat a 3-day tried body with a hot spring.

I love h… https://t.co/Dw9ayvosCP
Japan Hoppers @JapanHoppers - 2016-12-23
Enjoy the rare spring quality of Kawayu Onsen hot spring in Hokkaido.
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Boing de Guayaba @BoingGuayaba - 2016-12-09
Thermal waters. by jimbos ... Kawayu Onsen is a small hot spring town inside Akan National Park's eastern section.… https://t.co/wPPbraxJ6q
Clara @ctmwyn - 2016-03-04
Kawayu Fujiya, a member of HITOU, Japan Association of Secluded Hot Spring Inns! #Japan #Wanderlust #Latergram #Pic https://t.co/NGzTyfIBYD
expthewonderland @Exp_Wonderland - 2016-02-21
Kawayu means “river” and “hot spring, onsen”.
Of course, There are many onsens in Kawayu.
Taking onsen warm your... https://t.co/kwVyjFUIMm
GCASH REMIT @GCASHREMIT - 2015-03-08
Kawayu Onsen is a small hot spring town inside Akan National Park's eastern section. It is located near Iozan... http://t.co/Axn0a7A7rf

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