8 Super Sentos to Enjoy Hot Springs from All Around Japan
We will introduce you 8 super sentos, a large bathhouse with many different services, from all around Japan. Here, you can enjoy the famous hot spring from each region of Japan without actually going there!
Jun 05 2015 (Sep 09 2020)
1．Ofuro no Osama Hikarigaoka-ten (おふろの王様 光が丘店) [Tokyo]
Ofuro no Osama is a super sento located in Tokyo’s quite residential area. You can enjoy various kind of baths such as artificial onsen baths that replicates famous baths from each region of Japan, electricity bath and jet bath. It takes 8 minutes from the subway Akatsuka station on the Yurakucho Line.
Entrance charge : adult, weekday 680 yen.
Address: 3-14-22 Akatsuka-shincho, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo
2. Hana no Yu (崋の湯) [Chiba]
This super sento is located in an area that is only 30 minutes away using the Kaisei Honsen/Main Line, from the gateway to Japan, Narita Airport. They have both indoor baths and open-air baths, and also there are artificial onsen baths that replicate the famous onsens of Japan. (You might want to check beforehand since sometimes they have seasonal baths like shobuyu and yakuhoto).
Entrance charge : adult 820 yen
Address: 2- 40-1 Kozunomori Narita-shi, Chiba
3. Yumotoiccho Settsunoyu (湯元一丁 摂津の湯) [Osaka]
Here you can enjoy not only the indoor high concentration carbonated spring, but also the open-air bath which is an artificial onsen replicating the Kusatsu Spring. It’s a must-visit place for you with a stiff neck and a back pain, because they also have a pelting water bath. It is a 1 minute walk from the Minami Settsu Station of Osaka Monorail. You can get there without a transfer from Hub Airport – Osaka Internationa Airport (Itami Airport).
Entrance charge : Adult weekend 650 yen
Address: 11 Higashi-hitotsuya,Settsu-shi, Osaka-fu
4. Shoraku Tsubata-ten (祥楽の湯 津幡店) [Ishikawa]
This super sento has an open-air bath, a tsuboyu, a rock bath and many other variations. Its special for its artificial bath replicating a high concentration carbonated spring, which is rare in Japan. Since there are only a few natural carbonated onsen located in the deep mountains, it’s a must-visit place if you would like to experience the carbonated onsen.
Entrance charge : adult 650 yen
Address: 1-Gaiku, 1 Kitachujo-ku, Tsubata-cho, Kahoku-gun, Ishikawa
5. Super Sento Yukaraku (スーパー銭湯湯花楽) [Kanagawa]
In total, there are 5 types of open-air bath and all of them are the artificial onsen replicating the famous springs from all around the country. The indoor baths also have a wide variety, such as unique springs, jet baths and electricity baths. Since its located near the mountain climbing spot of Tanzawa mountainous region, you can access it easily after an active day outdoors.
Entrance charge : adult weekday 830 yen.
Address: 295-2 Hirasawa, Hadano-shi, Kanagawa
6. Ozone Onsen Yunoshiro (大曽根温泉湯の城 ) [Aichi]
There are 12 types of hot spring and all of them are “Nano-springs” with high moisture and heat retention. They also have replicated famous onsens such as Ibusuki and Kusatsu. After you relax bathing, you can enjoy a wide range of meals, from Japanese dishes such as curry and tendon, to Ankake Pasta and Kishimen which is a unique dish of Nagoya.
Entrance charge : adult weekday 700 yen
Address: 28-7 Higashi Ozone-cho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi
7.Yomogawa Onsen Mizukinoyu (蓬川温泉みずきの湯) [Hyogo]
They hold a “Onsen Tour” with replicated onsen from each region, changing every 2 weeks. There are also carbonated springs, jet baths, and moreover they have a bathtub with massaging functions for your stiff back and shoulder. There is also a bedrock bath inside the facility (extra of charge).
Entrance charge : adult 750 yen
Address: 295-3 Yomogawa-cho, Amagasaki-shi, Hyogo
8. Meito Onsen Hanashoubu (名東温泉 花しょうぶ) [Aichi]
In the artificial open-air onsen, you can enjoy onsen from all around Japan. Other than that, they also have carbonated spring and radium onsen with a great view. It's accessible by subway and bus, but it is more convenient if you take the car since it’s near the highway interchanges of Nagoya and Kamisha.
Entrance charge : adult weekday 700 yen
Address: 17-13 Choshida, Nagakute-shi, Aichi
The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.