For many generations, the water of Atsumi has been
passed down, loved and protected by the people. Now, as a hot spring
representative of Shonai – Yamagata, it is appreciated by everyone.
The morning market is open from April to November.
There is a shrine in the plaza where the god of hot springs is worshipped.
Among the many theories about the origin of hot springs, one of them that
originated from here is the story of the crane that healed its injuries by
bathing into a hot spring. The never changing smell of hot spring water since long
ago is one the things that cause the current atmosphere of the hot spring
There is a drinking spring water place next to the
foot bath “Anbe-yu”. For the people who wants to enjoy drinking spring water
after a pleasant foot bath.
On the Yunoribashi bridge and span over the
Atsumi-gawa river, there is a drinking spring water place. You can enjoy the
pleasant river breeze while drinking the spring water.
To just soak into the water of Atsumi is a waste! Lets
also try to feel the water of Atsumi from within the body by drinking it!
on the third Thursday
“Chitto Mosshe” is a foot bath cafe with a funny name
for those who understand the dialect. It is somewhat stylish place where you
can have a foot bath while enjoying tea and sweets.
Based on the dialect of the Shonai district, “Mokke”
means “to show gratitude”. It is a place where you can have a foot bath while
enjoying the sight of the Atsumi-gawa river which displays many different
charms from season to season like cherry blossoms in spring or salmons going
upstream during fall.
It is a foot bath located in the middle of the
Hazugibashi-dori road. Based on the local dialect, “Anbe” can mean avenue and
After taking a stroll, rest while enjoying a foot
bath. In the hot spring district, there are 3 foot bath places with different
appearances which were all named based on the local dialect.
（Cleaning time 9：30～12：00）
（Cleaning time 9：30～12：00）
Chapon, Fu and Zaba are three public bathhouses loved
by the locals. They can be used by everyone. There is no staffs, so you must
put 200 yen inside a box before bathing. You must bring you own things such as
soap and towel.
The creation of Atsumi Onsen go back over 1000
years ago. There are many theories about how it was discovered. Some say that
Kobo Daishi found it through a revelation and others say the hot spring was
discovered in a grassy area by a lumberjack when he saw a wounded bird dipping
its feet in the water.
After the Shonai daimyo Sakai Tadakatsu arrived, the hot
spring was made official and have since then been flourishing.
long ago, many writers and artists such as Matsuo Basho, Akiko Yosano and
Yokomitsu Riichi have came and praised it in their novels, songs and poems.
For many generations, the water of Atsumi has been passed down, loved and
protected by the people. Now, as a hot spring representative of Shonai
– Yamagata, it is appreciated by everyone.
Onsen is humanity, mountains, sea, hot spring all in harmony together. Come and
relax your mind and body.
quality> Sodium – Calcium – Chloride – Sulfate
temperature> 68 degree Celsius
1300 litres per minute
properties> ●By bathing : (very efficient) cuts, burns, eczema and skin
efficiency) nerve pain, rheumatism, women's diseases, scrofulosis and various
●By drinking : (normal efficiency)
gallstones, gastric relaxation, urinary calculus, metal poisoning, chronic
constipation and hives
<Contraindication> ●For bathing : chronic digestive organ diseases,
chronic constipation, chronic gall bladder inflammation, gallstones, obesity,
sugar diabetes or gout
●For drinking : kidney troubles, high blood pressure, swellings or hyperthyroidism