Ancient Mountainside Onsen
Owani Onsen is an ancient onsen town, surrounded by mountains
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Owani Onsen, with its hospitable charm spanning over 800 years, invites visitors to immerse themselves in the healing waters of its traditional hot springs. The allure of the region has attracted countless visitors since the lord of Hirosaki discovered this hot spring’s therapeutic properties during the Edo era.
Take in the picturesque views from the rooftops of old public baths, where the therapeutic hot springs still flow abundantly. The clear and colorless waters, rich in chloride sulfate, offer a gentle and rejuvenating experience for the skin. Relax and unwind as you soak in these healing waters, embracing the centuries-old tradition of Owani Onsen.
Don’t miss the opportunity to savor specialty dishes that showcase the local produce cultivated using the natural heat from the onsen. Enjoy traditional local dishes made with bean sprouts, grown in harmony with the warmth of the springs.
As you wander through the town, you’ll be greeted by the enchanting sight of retro signs and traditional inns, evoking a sense of nostalgia and transporting you to a bygone era. Immerse yourself in the rich history and warm hospitality of Owani Onsen, where time seems to slow down, and every moment is filled with tranquility.
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