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Nagayu Onsen 長湯温泉

Gozenyu Nagayu Hot Springs Convalescence Culture Center
Gozenyu Nagayu Hot Springs Convalescence Culture Center

Two onsen with a rich history

Located in Taketa City, Gonzenyu and Nagayu Hot Springs are renowned for their health benefits.

Quick Facts

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

How to Get There

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.

Nagayu Hot Springs

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.

Gozenyu Hot Spring

Unwind in the therapeutic hot springs water while listening to the sound of the nearby Serikawa River.

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