منتجع تاكيغوارا أونسن 竹瓦温泉
A historic onsen resort with sand baths
Built in 1879, Takegawara Onsen is one of the oldest, most renowned hot springs in the Beppu Onsen resort.
Takegawara Onsen takes its name “Bamboo Tile” from the first building's bamboo roof
Its onsen building is a symbol of Beppu Hot Spring
The building's distinctive gabled wooden roof dates from 1902
How to Get There
You can get to the onsen by train.
Therapeutic effects through water or sand
Choose an onsen soak or a sand bath. During the latter, attendants will envelop your yukata-clad body in heaps of hot sand. The baths can help with digestive problems, stiffness, bruises and sprains, neuralgia, and sensitivity to cold.
Amenities such as body soap, towels, and hair dryers are available for a small fee.
The onsen is closed on the third Wednesday of the month unless that day is a holiday, in which case it will be closed the following day.