August 18, 2017
The 10 Best Hot Springs (Onsen) You Must Visit in Arashiyama, Kyoto
Kyoto is a city you can see old days of Japan. Lots of tourists visit every year. Arashiyama is a place you can feel nature here in Kyoto. Today we would like to introduce hot spring (Onsen) that we want you to go when you come to Kyoto Top 10. Let’s relax in hot spring!
Tenzannoyu is located at 3 minutes from Arisugawa station by foot. The water comes from 1200m deep, it is good for relaxing.
The water has sodium and calcium salt that are said goot for beautiful skin, so when you get out of the bath, you feel your skin gets smooth. They also have foot bath and aerated water ( Every Saturday and Sunday only) so you can relax from the bottom of your body.
You have to pay extra but they have massage and beauty salon so how about trying it and hot spring?
Address: 55-4-7 Saganomiyanomotomachi, Ukyo, Kyoto
Close: Third Monday (If it’s holiday, next day is closed)
Access: 3 minutes from Arisugawa station by foot
Map: Map to Tenzannoyu
Hanaikada is located at 5 minutes from Arashiyama station by foot. They have lots of day trip plans, so it is good for people who want to relax after sightseeing. Their lunch plan is 2500yen and up.
If you pay 650 yen more, you can use bath. If you choose traditional Japanese food, you can eat in private room so you can feel like you are traveling even you don’t stay the night.
From outside bath, you can see Togetsukyo and Ogurayama, so you can enjoy Kyoto. There are lots of types of bath. You can enjoy this hot spring no matter what age you are.
Address: Arashiyama Togetsukyo Minamizume, Sakyo, Kyoto
Access: 5 minutes from Arashiyama station by foot
Map: Map to Hanaikada
3. Eki no Ashiyu
Eki no Ashiyu is foot bath that is in station. It is at platform so you can see train runs in front of you. They also have Kimono forest. They have about 600 of kimono. You will relax to make your foot warm and watch nice view.
You can spend slow time or you can use while you wait for the train. When you use Arashiyama station, please visit!
Fufunoyu is located at 1 minute from Arashiyama station by foot. It is famous for day trip bath and it opens until 10pm so it is easy to use for people who are busy.
They have outside bath and 2 kinds of sauna. It costs but they rent bath towel so you can come without carrying anything. How about relaxing after work sometimes?
Address: 1 Arashiyamakamikawaramachi, Sakyo, Kyoto
Access: 1 minute from Arashiyama station by foot
Map: Map to Fufunoyu
Shofukaku is another brunch of Togetsutei. It is located at 15 minutes from Sagano arashiyama station by foot. You can enjoy day trip bath. You can eat yuba and yudofu and relax. You might forget time passing by and relax.
There might be people who think there aren’t many hot springs in Kyoto but Arashiyama has good place for hotspring.
They aren’t many hot spring but there are hotels that has day trip bath like Shofukaku. This place is good for people who want to enjoy bath and food.
Address: Saganonakanoshimachokyuyuchi, Ukyo, Kyoto
Time: 11:00~14:00/ 17:00~19:00
Close: Wednesday in January, February, June, September and December
Access: 15 minutes from Saganoarashiyama station
Map: Map to Shofukaku
Arashiyu is located at 1 minute from Arashiyama station by foot and that is opening soon. Arashiyu is a foot bath but they give foot massage for 30 minutes for 3500 yen.
It includes drink like green tea, Japanese sake sparkling and snack. You can see Katsura river and Togetsukyo in front of you. Reservation comes first so please check their website.
Address: 35-40 Saganotenryujizourocho, Ukyo, Kyoto
Access: 1 minute from Arashiyama station by foot
Map: Map to Arashiyu
Hananoie is located at 7 minutes from Saganoarashiyama station. They have light meal that you can have after sightseeing and Japanese traditional meal. And you can have them in private room so you can relax.
Of course it includes fee for bath. They have 2 types of bath “Kinoyu” and “Ishinoyu”. Tenryu temple and Togetsukyo is close from here so it is good to stop by. Please visit!
Address: 9 Saganotenryujikadokuracho, Ukyo, Kyoto
Access: 7 minutes from Saganoarashiyama station
Map: Map to Hananoie
8. Suiran Luxury collection hotel Kyoto
If you are thinking to stay a night for sightseeing, we suugest “Suiran Luxury collection hotel Kyoto”. It is located at 15 minutes from Saganoarashiyama station by foot.
The best part is you can rent outside bath if you stay a night. That bath has private Japanese garden.
In spring, cherry blossom blooms, in summer, you can see fresh green, in autumn you can see leaves turning red, and in winter, you can see snow. How about relaxing in hot spring relaxing?
Name: Suiran Luxuary collection hotel Kyoto
Address: 12 Saganotenryuji susukinobabacho, Ukyo, Kyoto
Access: 15 minutes from Saganoarashiyama station by foot
Map: Map to Suiran Luxuary collection hotel Kyoto
Rangetsu is located at 10 minutes from Arashiyama station by foot. The water has lots of mineral and fresh. You can feel it goes into your skin.
They have day trip plan through the year. You can have traditional Japanese food in private room and can use public bath. Let’s relax when you get tired from trip!
Address: 7 Saganotenryujisusukimobabacho, Ukyo, Kyoto
Access: 10 minutes from Arashiyama station by foot
Map: Map to Rangetsu
10. Arashiyama benkei
Lots of people may imagine nature when you hear Arashiyama, Kyoto. Arashiyama benkei is the place you can feel that and it is located at 5 minutes from Arashiyama station.
At outside bath, both male and female can enjoy the nature, you can hear the sound of Katsura river. There are rooms that have view bath. How about relaxing watching sky and warming yourself?
Name: Arashiyama benkei
Address: 34 SAganotenryujisusukinobabacho, Ukyo, Kyoto
Access: 5 minutes from Arashiyama station
Map: Map to Arashiyama benkei
Let’s relax in hot spring (Onsen)!
Arashiyama, Kyoto is a popular sightseeing place since you can enjoy old days of Japan and nature. Today we introduced top 10 hot spring (Onsen) in Arashiyama. Have you found one you want to go? If you come to Kyoto, please visit Arashiyama too! It might be a good memory!