Yanaizu Onsen

Yanaizu Onsen

Yanaizu is a rural temple town that has flourished thanks to the renowned Enzoji Temple. Many lodges were built in Yanaizu Town for travelers taking part in temple pilgrims. Many of these lodges have been repurposed as onsen ryokan inns. Yanaizu Town is now the largest onsen town on the Tadami River. Visitors come from far and wide to be enchanted by the fine river mists found on the Tadami River in the early summer, and the brilliantly-colored leaves in the autumn.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Website http://www.yanaidu.com/onsen/onsen.html (Japanese)
Contact

Yanaizu Tourism Association

(+81) 241-42-2346

Best Season All Year
Related info See here for an English information pamphlet made by Yanaizu Town.
Access Details
Access Yanaizu Town, Kawanuma District, Fukushima Pref. 969-7201 View directions
Getting there

By Car: 10 min by car from the Aizu-bange I.C. exit off the Ban-etsu Expressway

By Train: 15 min walk from Aizu Yanaizu Station on the JR Tadami Line

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