Unzen-onsen Hot Spring

Nagasaki, Kyushu

Unzen-onsen is a hot spring town located in the treasure of nature, Japan’s oldest national park. The hot spring also has a long history, and is an international sightseeing destination developed as a summer resort for foreign visitors in the 1910s. The town is divided into three areas; “Furu-yu,” “Shin-yu” and “Shojigoku.” Each displays a unique atmosphere with white vapor emanating from the blowholes called “Unzen Jigoku,” the Hell of Unzen. It is a strong acid spring containing sulfur, which is said to have excellent antiseptic qualities and work particularly well for making the skin beautiful.


75 min ride by bus from JR Isahaya Station (Nagasaki Line) to Unzen. Unzen Tourist Information.
Unzen, Unzen-shi, Nagasaki

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