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100% Hot Spring Source Hot Water

Kawayu Onsen

Recommended degree
★★

Best season:Spring(Mar.-May)Summer(June-Aug)Autumn(Sept.-Nov.)Winter(Dec.-Feb.)

Kawayu Onsen

Enjoy the rare spring quality of Kawayu Onsen hot spring

Kawayu Onsen is the hot springs town in Teshikaga city in eastern Hokkaido.  The hot spring river flows through the town.  Kawayu Onsen boasts 100% of its water is direct from the hot spring source and there is no filtration of chlorine, nor is hydrolysis performed.  Visitors can enjoy the hot spring water straight from the source. 

The acidic level of the water of Kawayu Onsen is unusually high and it is said that a nail soaked in its waters for 10 days will melt away.  The sterilization quality very strong and its waters are said to enhance immunity.  Do not wear metal accessories while bathing here because the metal will corrode.  In addition, though it is not a health risk, please be aware that if you get the hot spring water in your eyes, they will extremely painful.  Please be careful at this hot spring. 

Kawayu Onsen also has a public bath which visitors can enter for 250 yen and a footbath which can be used for free.

Access

By public transportation:  Kawayu Onsen Station of the JR Senmo-honsen Line is the closest station.  From Kawayu Station, take the Akan Bus toward Kawayu Onsen.  Get off at the last stop.

By car:  The closest interchange is the ‘’Ashoro IC’ interchange of the Doto Motorway.

Information of Kawayu Onsen

Spot name Kawayu Onsen
Address Kawayu Onsen, Teshikaga-cho, Kawakami-gun, Hokkaido
TEL 015-482-2200

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