The history of Iwaki Yumoto Hot Springs can be traced back to the Nara Period. Placed centrally in Iwaki City, the onsen town is thought to be one of the best in the Joban region and is among a small group of the most prestigious hot spring areas in Japan. Gushing a world-class 5.5 tons of hot water per minute, the sulfur rich hot springs' rare water qualities provide relief from a wide range of ailments and is also said to make bathers beautiful.
- Zip code
- Joban-Yumoto-machi, Iwaki
- Iwaki Yumoto Hot Springs Accommodation Group* 0246-43-3017
- By car: About 15 minutes from Joban Expressway Iwaki Yumoto Interchange.
By public transportation: Get off at JR Yumoto Station on the JR Joban Line and walk for 5 minutes.