Located in the center area of Nikko National Park and near the Lake Yunoko, Nikko Yumoto-onsen is a Onsen resort on the plateau area surrounded by the wetlands registered under the Ramsar Convention. It has a long history: It is said that Shodo Shonin (Saint Shodo),, the first head priest of Nikko, discovered the Onsen and gave the name of Yakushinoyu 1,200 years ago, and that Kobo Daishi (Saint Kobo), visited this place and discovered Kanjizaiyu (Kanjizai Onsen), and prayed to Kannon (Boddhisattva), in year 820. The source Onsen is originally emerald green color, but the color turns to milk white, when the Onsen is exposed to air. The Onsen is especially liked by females, because it is rich in metasilicic acid. The hot resort offers variety pleasures thought the year, such as summer retreat, hot-spring cures and yukimiburo (bathing while enjoying a snow scene),. Enjoy the relaxed time that the Onsen resort near the Lake Yunoko offers.
Spring Quality: Sulfur spring
The effect: The Onsen is good for high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, cut, neuralgia, chronic skin disease, chronic women‘s disease, diabetes, muscular pain, arthritis, etc.