The power of Mt. Fuji and Asahi is charged by the whole body in a superb hot spring

It is said to be one of the best open-air baths in Japan, and despite the bad location, the Hottarakasi Onsen is bustling with many people throughout the year.

The Open-air bath offers a panoramic view of the Kofu Basin and Mt. Fuji, and opens in accordance with the sunrise time, so you can enjoy bathing while basking in the coming light.

You need to get up early, but it’s worth your while.

Sightseeing Vol.7 2019/07/04

Spacious hot spring facilities on the hillside

“Hottarakasi Onsen” is about 40 minutes by car from Kofu.


If you use public transportation, you can take a train to Yamanashi station and take a taxi from there.


It depends on the season, but from autumn until about the early spring, you should be in time for the arrival light if you ride the first train. If you go up the Dim mountain path Yet, “there is no one at this time in such a place…”


But there are already a lot of people in the facility, and people who wait for the morning sun in the outdoor bath are very crowded.

The moment the morning sun rises from the mountain surrounding the Kofu basin is impressive.


The appearance of Mt. Fuji is gradually clarified by brightly illuminating surroundings.


If you basks the power of the Sun and Mt. Fuji throughout your body, you will be fully satisfied. The time of sunrise is crowded, but one to two hours after that, it seems that it is a secret spot time because people decrease.


If you want to relax in the spacious bathtub, it is recommended to aim at the time zone.

A delicious breakfast that fills your stomach and mind

” Hottarakasi Onsen” offers breakfast (500 yen) from sunrise time every morning, and this is the best. It is a simple set of rice and miso soup, eggs, natto and pickles, but the mouthful and taste are exceptional while looking at the superb view of Mt. Fuji and Kofu Basin.


There is also a resting space on the premises, so it may be good to move out after a mama rolled over.


The ” Hottarakasi Onsen” is open until 22:00, and each time you visit this area, such as dusk and night time, please try incorporating it into your itinerary.

Hottarakasi Onsen

Street address
1669-18 Yatsubo, Yamanashi-shi, Yamanashi
phone number
business hours
Sunrise 1 hour ago ~ 22:00
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