Main Public Baths

Public bathhouses have been very popular among local residents and tourists since ancient times.

  • Katayamazu Spa Public Bathhouse

    Katayamazu Spa Public Bathhouse
    Open: 6:00am ~10:00pm
    Fee: Adult: 440yen, Child: 130yen, Infant: 50yen
    Address: 65-2 Otsu, Katayamazu-onsen, Kaga
    Tel: 0761-74-0550

    There are two bathrooms: “Lake Bath,” which has an extensive view of Lake Shibayama to the east, and “Forest Bath” which is located in a grove on the western side. The men’s and women’s baths are switched every day so that everyone can enjoy both locations.
    Re-energizing Spa

    [Spring quality]: sodium-/ calcium-chloride spring [Spring temperature]: 72°C [pH value]: 7.1 [Effective for]: neuralgia, muscle pain, arthralgia, bruises, chronic digestive diseases, etc.

  • Yamanaka Spa “Kikuno-yu” Public Bathhouse

    Yamanaka Spa Public Bathhouse “Kikuno-yu” (Men’s bath)
    Open: 6:45am ~10:30pm
    Fee: Adult: 440yen, Child: 130yen, Infant: 50yen
    Address: Re-1 Yunode-machi, Yamanaka-onsen, Kaga
    Tel: 0761-78-4026

    Yamanaka Spa’s history dates back to when it was discovered by Priest Gyoki 1,300 years ago. The public bathhouse is unusual, in that it consists of two separate buildings for men and women. The Yamanaka-za theater is adjacent to the women’s bathhouse. The famous haiku poet Matsuo Basho acclaimed this spa as one of the three best spas in Japan.
    Healing Spa

    [Spring quality]: calcium-/ sodium-sulfate spring [Spring temperature]: 48.2°C [pH value]: 8.4 [Effective for]: neuralgia, muscle pain, motor paralysis, poor blood circulation, chronic cholecystitis, chronic constipation, etc.

  • Awazu Spa Public Bathhouse

    Awazu Spa Public Bathhouse
    Open: 8:00am ~10:00pm
    Closed: 8th, 18th and 28th of every month
    (When the above days fall on a Saturday or Sunday, the closing day is changed.)
    Fee: Adult: 420yen, Child: 130yen, Infant: 50yen
    Address: I-79 Awazu-machi, Komatsu
    Tel: 0761-65-1120

    Awazu Public Bathhouse was reopened in 2008 after renovation. The bathhouse bustles with local residents and tourists every day. It is said that the spring water prevents the body from becoming chilled after bathing. This spa is called “beautiful-complexion spa”.
    Beautiful Complexion Spa

    [Spring quality]: sodium-sulfate and chloride spring [Spring temperature]: 47~48°C [pH value]: 8.1 [Effective for]: chronic arthralgia, muscular rheumatism, neuralgia, digestive diseases, obesity, arteriosclerosis, etc.

  • Yamashiro Spa: New and Old-fashioned Bathhouses

    Yamashiro Spa Old-fashioned Bathhouse
    Open: 6:00am ~10:00pm
    Closed: 4th Wed. of the month from 6:00am to 12:00 pm
    Fee: Adult: 500yen, Child: 200yen, Infant: 100yen
    Address: 18-128 Yamashiro-onsen, Kaga
    Tel: 0761-76-0144

    Yamashiro Spa New Bathhouse
    Open: 6:00am ~10:00pm
    Closed: 4th Wed. of the month from 6:00am to 12:00 pm
    Fee: Adult: 440yen, Child: 130yen, Infant: 50yen
    Address: 2-1 Manshoen-dori, Yamashiro-onsen, Kaga
    Tel: 0761-76-0144

    There are two bathhouses: a renovated bathhouse that has been very popular among local residents since ancient times, and an old-fashioned bathhouse that is the symbol of the Yunogawa area. The renovated bathhouse has a gate that was once used on the grounds of the former Yoshinoya Inn, which has a connection to the famous artist Rosanjin. Here you can enjoy colorful tiles pained by 30 local Kutani artists. In the old-fashioned bathhouse, you can enjoy beautiful Kutani tiles, stained glass and wooden walls finished by wiped lacquer, which evokes the historical atmosphere of Meiji-period hot springs. (free-flowing hot spring)
    Longevity Spa

    [Spring quality]: sodium-/ calcium-sulfate, chloride spring, etc. [Spring temperature]: 65°C [pH value]: 7.8 [Effective for]:
    neuralgia, hemorrhoids, muscle pain, arthralgia, chronic digestive diseases, chronic cholecystitis, etc.