This recently-opened facility boasts everything Yunishigawa has to offer — an open-air bath fed with free-flowing spring water, unforgettable food, and great souvenir shops. Enjoy an extensive menu including Yunishigawa specialties such as handmade soba and other local dishes.
Two-day winter special! Experience the Kamakura Matsuri festival and strawberry picking.
- Asakusa Station → 2-hr ride by "Limited express kinu/Liberty Kinu/Liberty Kairitsu" trains. → Kinugawaonsen Station → Yagan-Tetsudo-Kinugawa line/ Tobu-Kinugawa Line (20-min ride) → Yunishigawaonsen Station → Fixed-route bus (20 min)
Mizunosato Tourist Center(Sightseeing, lunch)1
Yunishigawa's newest hotspot
- Fixed-route bus (5 min)
Heike No Sato2
The legendary land of Fleeing Heike Ochiudo warriors
A village of old, traditional Japanese thatched-roofed houses was relocated and reconstructed in order to preserve Heike Ochiudo culture for future generations. In this area, the “Heike mounds” where Fleeing Heike Ochiudo warriors buried their weapons and treasures can be seen. And, of course, there are plenty of local dishes to enjoy.
- Promptly walk
Yunishikawa-onsen KAMAKURA Snow House Festival3
Enjoy fantastic evenings in this illuminated snow-filled Onsen town.
This feature festival of Yunishikawa Onsen is held from late January to early March every year. Hundreds of small snow houses (mini-kamakura) are built and lighted up by candle lights. During the day enjoy sleighing or a barbeque in the snow house (by appointment only). This illuminated snow-filled town is simply mesmerising.
- Fixed-route bus
The Onsen in a mountain village is said to be a place behind a legend of Heike warriors
Legend has it that Samurai refugees found these spring waters and settled down in the village to heal their wounds. Today a row of inns and local houses are located along the valley. In addition to the abundant hot spring water， you can also enjoy seasonal local cuisine served around a fireplace (irori)， including simply grilled wild ingredients such as freshwater fish， Sansai (wild vegetables)， venison， bear and other delicacies. Miso paste grilled on a spatula is also a local specialty. If you visit here in the winter， do not miss the fantastic “Yunishikawa-onsen KAMAKURA Snow House Festival” from late January to early March. About 800 small snow houses are illuminated from inside candles.
- Fixed-route bus → Yunishigawaonsen Station → Yagan-Tetsudo-Kinugawa line/Tobu-Kinugawa Line (20-min ride) → Kinugawaonsen Station → Fixed-route bus (20 min)
Tobu World Square5
A miniature theme park of World Heritage and other notable buildings
- Fixed-route bus (5 min)
The garden also has a restaurant offering items such as its original begonia soft-serve ice cream. The flower-covered walls and ceilings of the restaurant create a space that has captured the imaginations of many of the park's visitors.
- Fixed-route bus (15 min)→ Kinugawaonsen Station → 2-hr ride by "Limited express kinu/Liberty Kinu/Liberty Kairitsu" trains. → Asakusa Station