Okuhida-Onsengo ＞ Events
"Hirayu Minzokukan (Folk Museum)" is a hidden sightseeing spot in the Hirayu-onsen area.
You can visit and rest inside the Gassho-zukuri(*1) building free of charge.
Hirayu-no-yu" next to "Hirayu Minzokukan" is a day trip bathing facility that anyone can use for a small amount of money.
This is popular as a "Sotoyu"(*2) of Hirayu Onsen, and is characterized by its brownish-brown water.
After taking a bath, please spend it slowly on the tatami mat in the building of Gassho-zukuri.
*1 "Gasshozukuri" is a Japanese residential architecture style characterized by a steeply sloping roof.
*2 "Sotoyu" is a public bathing facility without accommodation.
This is an open-air bath resort facility in the Hirayu Onsen hot spring area, the most historical part of Okuhida-Onsengo. With 16 open-air baths scattered throughout the 49,600 m2 virgin forest of Oku-Hida, this is a truly magnificent place. Here you can enjoy a free and open feeling bathing naked. The facility also includes the restaurant “Momi-no-Ki”, where you can enjoy Hida beef cuisine and noodle dishes. Just a 3-minute walk from the Hirayu bus terminal.
In 1931, the local villages built a shrine dedicated to Fudo-Myo-Oh (the fearsome Wisdom King Acala, shrine) in the Hirayu-Onsen hot spring area.
Close by this shrine is the birthplace of the Hirayu-Onsen hot springs, “Kami-no-Yu” (Divine Hot Spring).
This is a public open-air bath where you can fully enjoy the atmosphere of Okuhida.
Just a 5-minute drive from the Hirayu bus terminal.
The facility is closed during the winter season (from snowfall in November to mid-April).
Currently, "Kami-no-Yu" is closed for repair.
We are sorry for the inconvenience, please understand.
I will let you know as soon as the schedule of resuming is decided.
In addition, an another public spa facility "Hirayu-no-Yu (in "Hirayu-Minzoku-kan")" is open in the Hirayu-Onsen area.
Please come and enjoy spa by all means.