Hitoyoshi Onsen

Hitoyoshi Onsen

Bathe in hot springs with over 500 years of history

Closest station

Hisatsu Line, Hitoyoshi Station


About a 5 minutes’ walk from Hitoyoshi Station


326 Nakaaoi-machi, Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto Prefecture

Opening hours

Depends on the facility

Great Stuff to See and Do!

Soothe yourself in many different baths

Hitoyoshi OnsenHitoyoshi Onsen consists of hot springs distributed from Itsuka-machi to Onsen-machi in Hitoyoshi City. Over 50 hot spring sources produce gushing waters along the Kuma-gawa River. There are many hot spring ryokan inns dedicated to their baths including hinoki cypress baths, outdoor baths, and stone baths. In addition, many of the city residents use them as a space for relaxing.

Motoyu, a popular public bathhouse for over 80 years

Hitoyoshi OnsenHitoyosohi Onsen Motoyu was opened in 1934 and features a simple layout consisting of a single bathtub. Time flows openly and warmly.

Be charmed by the nostalgia-inducing decor

Hitoyoshi OnsenShin Onsen is a public bathhouse opened in 1934 near the ruins of Hitoyoshi Castle. You can enjoy bathing in a simple bath with a historic atmosphere.

There are about 30 friendly and welcoming public bathhouses within Hitoyoshi City. The local people have regularly enjoyed open air baths for centuries. It is known as a bath for soft skin texture.

Take a break in a public footbath

Hitoyoshi OnsenThe Hitoyoshi Onsen Bussankan contains Hitoyoshi’s first footbath. You can restore your tired feet here while touring Hitoyoshi.