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Surrounding tourism

Please spend your relaxing time in the natural environment of Shima.

  • "Temple of Shima"

    • Hinatami Yakushido

      Yakushido beautiful straw roof.

      A rarity of Karasuma architecture throughout the country, the shape of a squirrel, the picture of a konno, and the shape of a spiral represent the characteristics of the Muromachi era.

      Long ago, the hotel had you eat buckwheat for guests who are on hot spring treatment seen at worship.

    • Maya Fudo

      It is festival inside the precinct of Hinatami Yakushido Maya Hime which comes out in the story of Maya Hime's legend,
      The worshipers are still immovable now.

    • Shima-no-Ouketsu

      Shimagawa River are 8 large and small holes in the Shimagawa River.

      The larger one exceeds 8 m in diameter and 3.2 m in depth.It is a tremendous product of nature that has reached tens of thousands of years.
    • Yakushiji

      Yakushiji which made the hot springs themselves precious gods and buddhas.

      The pharmacist says "pharmacist Ruriko Norihara (Yakushi Roryo Toryo)",
      It is said that Buddha who cures all diseases that can not be cured for a long time and saves everyone from suffering of illness.

      It is the nationally designated important cultural asset, the oldest temple building existing in the prefecture.

  • "Shima nature"

    • Oku-shima dam

      An artificial lake made of the Shimagawa River Dam located at the far end of the Shima Onsen.

      The lakeside which is 4 km / 4 km is a spot of spring fresh green and autumn leaves.The blue of the water of the lake is also a special mention.

  • "Gomuso-no-yu"

    • Gomuso-no-yu

      One minute walk from the hotel.Yakushido is right next to Yakushido, hot water which became the origin of Shima Onsen.
      In the past, God who stood at the bedside, this place is said to heal 40,000 diseases.
      Please enjoy both the bath with the hotel.

      Open time / 9: 00-15: 00(Free entrance fee)
  • Origin of Shima

    • "Legend concerning Shima Onsen"

      In the extended calendar year (782 to 806), as a vassal of Genji, with Watanabe Tsunami, Sakata Kinemitsu,
      Hinata Mamoru Susumu Usui who could make her brave name as the four heavenly kings,
      When I cross over Ueno from Echigo, I visited this Shima land,
      I kept my heart in the sound of the mountain and the sound of the river, and I wrote myself at night.

      Even though the baby's child appeared from nowhere in the mid-night,
      "I will give you a spiritual spring to cure the disease of Shima" Yuman "by feeling the sincerity of reading.
      We are the Holy Spirit of this mountain."
      Sakamitsu who heard this oracle in a dream suddenly found a hot spring that wakes up afterwards.

      Sadao who felt in this thing built the monarch of Iyu and set his own Masamoto Shinto Yakushiro,
      Hinata Mamoru Sakkoji Yakuzabu Ruri Tathagata and the hot springs are called "Gomuso-no-yu"
      Named after the oracle, he named this place the town of Shima"shoes" ... It is a legend.