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
Website http://www.iwakiyumoto.or.jp/en/
Contact

Iwaki Yumoto Onsen Tourist Association

(+81) 246-42-4322

iwakiyumotoonsen@gmail.com

Best Season All Year
Opening Hours

Open 24/7

Free

Access Details
Access Sahako-322 Joban Yumoto-machi, Iwaki City, Fukushima Pref. 972-8321 View directions
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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