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  • Asama Hot Springs

  • 2017/09/01

  • Asama Onsen is a hot spring with a rich history of over 1300 years. It is believed that Asama Hot Springs were well-known as the area is also the location of tombs of famous powerful historic figures. It was frequented by the lord of Matsumoto Castle in the Edo period and in the Meiji period, loved and frequented by many writers, from Akiko Yosano to Yumeji Takehisa.

     

    Surrounded by nature and steeped in history and culture is Asama Onsen, an onsen as familiar to locals as Matsumoto Castle.

     

    Enjoy a physical and psychological moment of relaxation away from daily hustle and bustle in this hot spring that has been flowing for over 1,000 years.