About Oigami-Onsen Hot Springs
It is a legendary hot spring where the god of Mt. Akagi who was injured from the battle with the god of Mt. Nantai in Nikko discovered and healed his wounds. There are hotels and traditional style inns alongside Katashina ravine. You will be welcomed by spring greens, autumn foliage, hot springs, and warm hearts.
On the day after relaxing at hot springs, stop by at farmers market selling locally grown fresh mountain vegetables, mushrooms, apples, and many more. Seasonal events are held as well.
Don’t forget to visit the very famous Fukiware Falls, as known as oriental Niagara Falls, nearby.
Early risers in Oigami can enjoy shopping for a wide variety of freshly picked vegetables and seasonal fruits grown on nearby farms. This ‘morning market’ is open from 6:00 to 7:30 every morning from the end of April to the middle of November in front of the tourism hall.
On weekend and holidays in January and February, small mounds of snow are lit with candles. This magical light, resembles fireflies dancing in the snow and it has become a new local favorite in Oigami.
Spa tour of legend
Buying the visitors pass (1,500 yen for adults, 900 yen for children) you can enjoy 3 spas out of 18 inns to like.
Enjoy the various spas & Farmer's Markets
A lot of hot springs gush out in the city, including Okaya, Jizo, Shirasawa Highland, Oigami and Nango hot springs. Please stop in these hot springs by all means when you visit the city.
If you’re looking for fresh produce, stop in at one of the many farmer’s markets in Numata. They offer a wide variety of seasonal fresh local farm products, traditional crafts, and even wild plants.
Shirasawa Highkland Hot Springs Bokyo-no-yu
Bokyo-no-yu is conveniently located at a rest stop just off Rt.120. The facility is equipped with saunas, Jacuzzis, and a large indoor bath, but the highlight of Bokyo-no-yu is its open-air outdoor bath with its breathtaking view over the valley facing Mt.Akagi. The view can also be enjoyed while partaking of a comfortable meal in the attached restaurant.
It is in Roadside Station Shirasawa. Ice cream made from fresh, raw milk is also popular.
Nango Hot Springs Shakunage-no-yu
A building using local wood in abundance which gives visitors a sense of warmth and nostalgia. Boasts a‘gensen-kakenagashi’ style hot spring (which provides hot water directly from the source of hot spring) with a broad range of efficacy. Fragrant cypress baths and open-air baths where you can hear the murmur of a stream are available and can try your hand at making soba (buckwheat noodle) or wisteria crafts. Also, enjoy dishes using locally produced foods.
It is in‘Shaknage-no-yu’and is proud of fresh mountain products such as the edible wild plants and mushrooms.