Iwaki Yumoto Onsen Shrine

Iwaki Yumoto Onsen Shrine

The Shinto gods of hot spring water and medicine are the enshrined deities of this shrine. This Onsen Shrine is widely thought of as being Iwaki Yumoto Onsen town’s own local Shinto deity.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Websitehttp://www.iwakiyumoto.or.jp/en/
Contact

Iwaki Yumoto Onsen Tourist Association
(+81) 246-42-4322
iwakiyumotoonsen@gmail.com

(+81) 246-42-4322

Best SeasonAll Year
Opening Hours

Open 24/7

Free

Access Details
AccessSahako-322 Joban Yumoto-machi, Iwaki City, Fukushima Pref. 972-8321
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Getting there

By Car: 8 min drive from Iwaki-Yumoto I.C. exit off the Joban Expressway.

By Train: 8 min walk from Yumoto Station on the JR Joban Line.

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