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Tamatsukuri Onsen is a popular hot spring in Tamayu, Shimane famous for its sulfate water. According to Japanese culture, this ancient hot springs is said to be where the gods Izanagi and Izanami are said to battle once a year since Japan was founded.
The waters of Tamatsukuri Onsen are renowned for having great health benefits and properties for your skin, making the area a popular Shimane destination. The alkaline in the water is believed to remove dirt and cleanse your skin while the sulfate is said to have a moisturizing effect meant to rejuvenate your spirit. The waters are also believed to have great health benefits for those with rheumatism and other ailments.
An absolute must for fans of Japanese flowers or cherry blossoms, come for the relaxing hot-spring bathes and stay for the hundreds of cherry blossom sakura trees that line the river banks. Soak your feet at the onsen's foot bath or travel along the area in a beautiful yukata after visiting one of the modern Japanese hot-springs baths. A walk along the river bank during the spring is the perfect way to enjoy the bright blooming sakura flowers after melting your troubles away in the hot spring waters.
After bathing in the traditional Japanese hot-springs, travelers and guest of Tamatsukuri Onsen are recommended to walk along the area enjoying the traditional culture. Tamatsukuri Onsen takes it's name from the
tama, one of the three sacred Japanese treasures. Therefore, it's no surprise for tourists to see multiple
tama beads around the onsen. Rich in both relaxing hot-springs and traditional Japanese culture, Tamatsukuri Onsen is a must during a hot-spring vacation. Add Shimane as a destination with Tamatsukrui Onsen to the end of your tour in Hiroshima with Japan Deluxe Tours, or ask your travel agent about our flexible and affordable line of custom tours to enjoy this hot spring town for your next vacation.
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