Shirabu hot spring
One of the OuuSantakayu, Shirahu hot spring has about 700 years of history and tradition, located along the valley of Ohtaru river. Massive Japanese pampas grass roof show the old history and present excitement of Shirahu hot spring town. Long time ago, a hunter found the wounded hawk mended its wound in the hot spring. Because the white speckles on the hawk healed, the hot spring was called "Shirabu Takayu(白斑他鷹湯)" then changed its name to Shirahu hot spring. The other legend says it is called Shirahu hot spring because water was running like a white cloth.
Please take look at one of the best hot springs in the Tohoku district.
Benefit:neuralgia, rheumatism, women's diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, skin diseases
Hotels in Shirabu hot spring
Access to Shirabu hot spring
Access: JR Yonezawa station -> 50 minutes by bus /Tohoku highway Fukushima Iizaka IC -> 60km 90 minutes.