Genshichi Roten-no-Yu (Zao Onsen)
Genshichi Roten-no-Yu is a hot spring facility that boasts an abundant amount of hot water.
Zao Onsen is a strongly acidic sulfur spring that has a bactericidal action and is popular as a hot spring for beautiful skin.
Genshichi Roten-no-Yu is a day-trip hot spring facility where you can heal your daily fatigue in a location that makes you feel as if you were in the woods.
- Genshichi Roten-no-Yu (Zao Onsen)
- Hot springs
862-1 Zao Onsen, Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture
40 minutes by Yamako Bus bound for Zao Onsen
10 minutes walk from Zao Onsen Terminal
About 30 minutes from Yamagata Zao IC via Yamagata Expressway Nishizao Kogen Line
- Parking lot
- Free parking for up to 60 cars
* It may be closed all day Wednesday, so please check in advance.
* Opening hours and days may be different due to COVID-19. Please inquire directly with the facility before visiting.
- Official site
Genshichi open-air hot water
Kagebata / Domon source
Sulfate / chloride
Only warmed when the temperature is low
Overflow & filtration
The hot spring water is flowing freely directly from the source
No bath salts or disinfectants are used
Cuts, burns, chronic skin diseases, frail children, chronic women’s diseases, diabetes, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, neurosis, muscle pain, arthralgia, frozen shoulders, motor paralysis, joint stiffness, bruises, lottery, chronic digestive organs disease, hemorrhoids, coldness, post-illness recovery period, fatigue recovery, health promotion
People with skin or mucosal hypersensitivity, especially those with photosensitivity, xeroderma in the elderly, acute illness (especially when fever), active tuberculosis, malignant tumors, severe heart disease, respiratory failure, renal failure, Hemorrhagic disorders, severe anemia, and other commonly ongoing disorders, during pregnancy (especially early and late)
Adult (Junior high school and over) 550 yen
Elementary school student 300 yen
* Free for preschool children
◆ Coupons (11 tickets) 5,500 yen
◆ Towel 270 yen
◆ Rental bath towel 300 yen
◆ Fully equipped with body soap and rinse-in shampoo
* Please the coin lockers (50 yen fee) for valuables.
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