1. About Yonezawa

  2. Tourism Spots

  3. History

  4. Yonezawa Cuisine

  5. Onsen

  6. Festivals

  7. 米織物

    Souvenirs & Crafts

  8. Activities

  9. Nature & Flowers

  10. Ski Resorts

  11. Hiking

  12. Access

  1. Tourism Spots

  2. Famous and Historic Spots

  3. Museums

  4. Local Crafts and Specialties

  5. Activities

  6. Yonezawa Beef

  7. Hot Spring Inns

  8. Hotels and Accommodation

  9. Tourism Information Center

  10. Historical Figures

Onsen in Yonezawa

Onsen in Yonezawa

There are eight different onsen locations to enjoy in Yonezawa. These natural hot springs provide an opportunity to relax and enjoy the city’s beautiful natural sights.

Yonezawa Eight Onsen Website (Japanese)

Onogawa Onsen

Onogawa Onsen

A 9th century poet named Ono no Komachi is said to have founded this onsen, using it to cure herself of her illness. Every year from mid-June to late July, visitors come to take part in Yonezawa’s Firefly Festival. During these warm summer months, fireflies glow beautifully above the surface of the river.

Onogawa Onsen Council Website (Japanese)

Shirabu Onsen

Shirabu Onsen

This location has a history of 700 years. Located within the Azuma Mountains at an altitude of 900 meters, Shirabu Onsen is a great location to stay at for hiking at Mt. Nishi-Azuma and Tengendai Kogen in the summer or for skiing in the winter.

Shirabu Onsen Website (Japanese)

Other Hot Springs

Other Hot Springs

Yonezawa is also home to many more quiet and secluded hot springs.

Onsen Locations Inn Locations
Yunosawa Onsen Toki-no-Yado Sumire
Ubayu Onsen Ubayu Onsen Masugataya
Shintakayu Onsen Shintakayu Onsen Azumaya Ryokan
Namegawa Onsen Namegawa Onsen Fukushimaya
Odaira Onsen Odaira Onsen Takimiya
Goshiki Onsen Sokawa Ryokan *No Longer Open