2. Japan Heritage - Hitoyoshi Kuma
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  4. 6.Hitoyoshi Onsen

6.Hitoyoshi Onsen

人吉温泉|日本で最も豊かな隠れ里 日本遺産人吉球磨【熊本県】

Cultural Asset Data

Name Hitoyoshi Onsen
Address Throughout Hitoyoshi City
Contact 0966-22-2411 (Hitoyoshi tourist office)
Misc Hitoyoshi Onsen Tourism Association

Records indicate that Tametsugu Sagara, the 12th generation ruler of the clan, once came to this onsen town to soak in the healing waters of its hot springs. The various hot springs have shrines to hot spring deities and Kannon statues, which lends the place a rich sense of history.

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