Mikurigaike Onsen

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The Highest Altitude Natural Hot Spring in Japan

The Highest Altitude Natural Hot Spring in Japan

The Highest Altitude Natural Hot Spring in JapanMikurigaike Onsen is located in Murodo-daira, therefore it is the highest altitude hot spring in Japan (2410m).
The source is called "Gigokudani", meaning 'hell valley' in English. The natural white hot water helps you heal your tiredness of climbing rugged moutains of Northern Alps.
From the window in the hot spring, you can enjoy the picturesque viewing of Dainichi mountain ranges.
When the sky is clear, the stars shines so brightly that you feel as if you could touch them.

Stay guests can bathe whenever excpet 8:00 - 9:00 in the morning.
We clean the bath in that time.
(hot spring can be use in the day of check out)

Day use hot spring

Open 9:00 to 16:00
Fee Adult : 700 JPY, Child(7-12 years old) : 500 JPY
Bath amenities Face towel : 300 JPY
Bath towel : 300 JPY (for rent)
Yukata (Japanese bathrobe) : 300 JPY (for rent)
Facirities The bath is separated by sex.
Face lotion is not available.
Body soap and shampoo are provided at the communal bathing facilities.
Guests are asked to help conserve water by using less soap and rinsing less than usual.
・Hair dryers are at the hand basin in north side. (1st floor) (free)
*For more information please seeHot spring Facirities.

Hot spring ingredients and Health Benefits

Source Name Mkurigaike-onsen
Spring Quality Acidic
Humoral ph2.28
temperature of the hot spring 45.0℃
Gensen Kakenagashi 100%
(Hot water directly from the source. Flowing through the bath tub without circulation)
Add Water 0%
Water Heating 0%
Color White
Smell Hydrogen sulfide odor
Effiective for Nerve pain, Muscular pain, Stiff shoulders, Palsy, Stiff joints, Bruise, Sprain, Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic skin diseases, Chronic gynecopathy, Incised wound, Cold sensitivity, Recovery from diseases, Recovery from fatigue and Health enhancement.
Indications of spring quality Chronic skin diseases
Contraindications of bathing acute disease (especially with fever), active tuberculosis(T.B), a malignant tumor, serious heart disease, respiratory failure, renal failure, hemorrhagic disease, terrible anemia, general progressive disease, during the pregnancy(especially initial and end stage)
The Indications and the contraindications are decided 3/Dec/2014
Contraindications of spring quality The person who has sensitive skin, mucous membrane, photodermatosis.