Taiyoukan Inn located in the Sarugakyo-Mikuni Hot Spring region in Gunma Prefecture is a lodge proud of its high quality natural hot spring and Joshu local cuisine. The open-air bath that has hot spring water flowing freely and directly from the source can be found only at our inn among the entire hot spring village. We are certain that you will thoroughly enjoy the smooth thermal water and its rich health benefits. For your dining, we serve creative Japanese kaiseki (traditional Japanese meal served in a course style) dishes using branded ingredients and fresh seasonal bounty. Please amuse yourself tasting the selected delicacies made of locally-grown and locally-consumed materials.
|Address||2384 Yujyuku Hot Spring, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma 379-1409|
|Phone and Fax||Phone： 0278-64-0211
|Check-in/Check-out||From 2:00p.m. ／ Up to 10:00a.m.|
|Indications of Drinking the Spring Water||Chronic constipation, obesity, diabetes, gout, arteriosclerosis and biliary tract diseases|
“Yujyuku Hot Spring” is a natural hot spring that gushed out by itself 1300 years ago. It boasts its abundant hot water and rich health benefits and is favored by many people whose purpose is a hot spring therapy.
Our open-air bath is all made of timber of Japanese cypress. Please enjoy to your heart’s content feeling the gentle aroma of cypress and watching the beautiful mountain scenery and the breathtaking star-filled night sky.
You can also relax in the spacious indoor bath. After taking a bath, we recommend you to drink the water of longevity (the spring water).
|Temperature of the spring water||63.4℃|
|Composition||Sodium, calcium, sulfate spring|
|Indications of bathing||Nerve pain, rheumatic diseases, high blood pressure, wounds, arteriosclerosis|
|Indications of drinking||Chronic constipation, obesity, diabetes, gout, arteriosclerosis, biliary tract diseases|
We insisted our lodge to be built of wood in order to create the traditional Japanese atmosphere. Although our inn is not 100% soundproof for that reason, we’ll be more than happy if you enjoy the typical Japanese atmosphere.
All the guest rooms are Japanese-style rooms. You can relax comfortably on the cozy tatami (straw mats).
We have a spacious guest dining room with tables and chairs that make it easier for elderly guests to use.
Our gift shop carries a wide variety of Joshu local specialties and souvenirs.
|Facilities||Banquet hall, gift shop, 2 Indoor baths( 1 each for men and women), 2 open-air baths, parking for 15 vehicles|
|Total number of rooms||14 rooms (accommodation available for up to 50 guests)|
|Guest room facilities||Air-conditioner, toilet with the function of showering with warm water, washroom, TV set, safe|
|Amenities||A set of towels, yukata (light cotton kimono), a set of toothbrush and toothpaste|
|From Tokyo||Tokyo→Joetsu Shinkansen(75 min.)→Jomokogen Station→Bus(bound for Sarugakyo(25 min.)/get off at Yujyuku-Onsen Kami)→Taiyoukan Inn|
|From Nigata||Nigata→Joetsu Shinkansen(60 min.)→Jomokogen Station→Bus(bound for Sarugakyo(25 min.)/get off at Yujyuku-Onsen Kami)→Taiyoukan Inn|
|From Tokyo||Ueno Station→Joetsu Line→Gokan Station→Bus(bound for Sarugakyo (35 min.)/get off at Yujyuku-Onsen Kami)→Taiyoukan Inn|
|From Nigata||Nigata Station→Joetsu Line→Numata Station→Bus(bound for Sarugakyo (50 min.)/get off at Yujyuku-Onsen Kami)→Taiyoukan Inn|