Local Train Station: Takayama From Tokyo: Take the JR Shinkansen (bullet train) to Nagoya and then transfer to JR Express Hida to get to Takayama station. From Takayama, take a public bus toward Okuhida onsen and get off Nakao onsen guchi station. An alternate way to get to Takayama is to take the super Azusa from Shinjuku station to Matusmoto and then get a bus to Okuhida onsen. Travel Time: Tokyo to Nagoya, 1 hr 30 min. Nagoya to Takayama, 2 hr 20 min. Bus to Nakao onsen guchi station, 50 min. Total travel time approx. 3 hrs 40 minutes. The alternate route will take approximately 4 hrs and 40 minutes.
Days Closed: None Day Visit Option: Y800 (10:00am - 3:00pm) Credit Cards: Yes.
Onsen Specifics: Two indoor baths (one for men, one for women) and six outdoor baths (one for men, one for woemn and three mixed). Water Good For: Skin problems, nervous disorders, rheumatism, fatigue. Water Composition: Sodium carbonic acid
The ryokan is located in the middle of the Japan Alps. It originated as a simple lodging for climbers, but slowly came in for great popularity among onsen lovers. The ryokan operates in a traditional Japanese style.
Three outdoor baths are original, if not small, and are designed to be used by families and couples. You don't have to pay any additional cost to use them.
When you are using a bath, you simply place a small sign out that states "I am in."
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