Located in Taketa City, Gonzenyu and Nagayu Hot Springs are renowned for their health benefits.
These two onsen (hot spring) towns were popular among feudal lords of the Oka clan in the 17th century
Both are known for their therapeutic properties for general wellbeing
Nagyu Hot Spring has a cultural exchange with one of Europe's representative health resorts, Bad Krozingen, in Germany
You can access both towns by train.
Oita Station is served by the Kyudai, Hohi, and Nippo Main Lines, offering access to much of Kyushu.
From Oita Station, take the Hohi line to Taketa City, where the two hot springs are located.
Relax in one of Japan's top carbonated hot springs. When you're in the water, your body gets covered in silver-colored foam.
Drinking the spring water is popular, as it is said to be good for the stomach and intestines.
Unwind in the therapeutic hot springs water while listening to the sound of the nearby Serikawa River.