About this onsen
What's to see
Where to stay
Bankokuya is ranked in the Japan's 100 Best Hotels & Ryokan every year for 40 years now. Experience Japan's famous sense of hospitality
A 380 years old wooden onsen house. Stay in Kashiwaya to get a glimpse of early 20th century Japan.
Events in the area
October's 4th Saturday & Sunday
Ancient bark weave "Shinaori" Festival
Sekikawa village's people open the doors of the Shinaori Center for the visitors to try themselves at creating shinaori items and learn about this ancient weaving technique.
Nezugaseki's Mikoshi's baptism ritual
The young protectors of Nezugaseki Hamlet's Itsukushima shrine gather to bring the holy processional carriage (omikoshi) into the river to make one with the gods.
Food activities & specialties nearby
Warabi fern marinated in ginger
This salty and spicy dish owes its fresh scent to the ginger used in the marinade.