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Totsukawa Onsen

Kakenagashi Hot Spring

Totsukawa Onsen 十津川温泉 is an isolated hot spring paradise located in the heart of the Kii mountains. It is a small community spread thinly along the riverside squeezed next to the base of steep mountains. The main settlement overlooks a man-made lake formed by a dam downstream.

This mountain community is famous for the quality and amount of pure hot spring water which is used without recirculation or Kakenagashi かけ流し. Each accommodation features a hot spring bath and enjoying a soak in the soothing mineral waters is a must for any visit.

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