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Hirayu Minzokukan / Hirayu-no-yu

"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.

【Facility Information 】

  Hirayu Minzokukan

  • Opening hours : 9:00 - 17:00 
  • Regular holidays: Thursday
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Phone : +81-578-89-3339
  • Address : Okuhidaonsengo Hirayu, Takayama-shi, Gifu, 506-1433, Japan

Hirayu-no-yu

  • Open period: Open all year round
  • Opening hours : 6:00 - 21:00 (Winter Season : 8:00 - 21:00)
  • Regular holidays: None
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Bathing Fee : Donation (about 300 yen)
  • Phone : +81-578-89-3339
  • Address : Okuhidaonsengo Hirayu, Takayama-shi, Gifu, 506-1433, Japan

 

* No outside food and drinks allowed.  

 

Restaurant Rokuji Food Menu 

  • Hida beef meshi : 1,000yen
  • Tonchan Teisyoku  : 1,300yen
  • Sansai Soba / Udon : 700yen
  • Goheimoti : 450yen
  • Hida Beef Kushi-Katsu : 600yen
  • Hot Coffee : 300yen
  • Iced Coffee: 300yen
  • Beer (middle size) : 550yen 

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Shinhotaka-no-yu(Open-air baths in Shin-Hotaka area)

 

Enjoy an open-air bath on the bank of Gamata River 

Closed from wintertime to springtime (October 31 to late April).


The opening period of 2019 is from 12:00 on April 23 (Tue) until October 30 (Wed).

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Adjacent to the Shinhotaka Ropeway No. 1 Station, these facilities combine day-trip spa and dining venues.


 


The bathrooms have natural spring water.


 


The restaurant within the facilities has a wide menu including items such as Hida beef hoba steak and ramen noodles.


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Kojin-no-yu(Open-air baths in Tochio area)

 

This is a public open-air bath located on a river beach of the Gamata River. To use the facility, just place a small donation (around 200 yen) into the collection box at the entrance. Signs written on large boulders indicate the changing rooms and open-air baths. Surrounded by the grand mountains, you can really feel the splendor of nature.

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Shin-Hotaka Visitor Center “Sangaku-kan” (in Shin-Hotaka Ropeway)(Open-air baths in Shin-Hotaka area)

 

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Kami-no-yu(Open-air baths in Hirayu area)

 

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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.

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