Hijiori hot spring
Hijiori hot spring was discovered about 1200 years ago during the era of the emperor Heizei, then opened as a hot spring spot on January 2nd in 1391. Hijiori hot spring has an interesting legend related to its discovery saying Jizokongen told the old man to tell people the benefits of the hot spring bath. Since then, Hijiori hot spring became a common bath for farmers to heal everyday's strain from farmwork. The cave where Jizokongen used to live is called "Jizogura", now known as the god of marriage. The morning market of Hijiori hot spring is very unique where friendly old ladies come in front of the hotels to sell their homemade products and fresh vegetables.
Properties:chloride and chloride hydrogen carbonate
Benefit:cuts, burn, skin diseases
Hotels in Hijiori hot spring
Access to Hijiori hot spring
Access: JR Shinjo station -> 55 minutes by bus/ Yamagata highway Yamagatakita IC ->75km95minutes