In Edo Period, surroundings of Onsen is called “Yunogawa”.Nowadays,this area is also popular among tourists and local residents with various restaurants and local shops.
One of Japan’s greatest 20th century pottery artists Rosanjin Kitaoji stayed in this Yamashiro Cottage for half of year. Immersed in the culture of pottery and tea in Yamanaka,the famous phrase ”Tableware is every dish’s Kimono” is proposed.
Open: 9:00-17:00 (Last entry: 16:30)
This exhibition site shows visitors a tile-kiln of Kutaniyaki Porcelain in Edo Period.Also 180 years’ history and painting experience are also available here.
Open:9:00-17:00 (Last entry:16:30)
Located in Yunogawa, local veggie curry and Japanese deserts are recommended.
A modern Japanese style gallery&bistro.Located in the middle of the Onsen street.Have a try of its “Today’s Lunch ” to kick off your left day!Also free to have a look at crafts and art works in the nearby gallery.
People in weird costumes dynamically dance against the backdrop of bonfires accompanied by mysterious flute tune of music in the summer night. Temporary food and other stalls are set up and many events are held during the period of the festival.
Open:20:00-21:00 on 28th ,29th July.
Place:Yamashiro Onsen,Fukube Jinjya
A symbolic spot here.Inside the building,there are lots of Kutaniyaki painted tiles made by local artists for guests to enjoy.Also,the bath floor and wall are all painted by Kutaniyaki which gives Meiji Period vibes.
Close:6:00-12:00 On Every Forth Thursday.
SOYU Entrance Ticket:440yen/Adult,130yen/primary school student,50yen/under primary school students.
KOSOYU Entrance Ticket:500yen/Adult,200yen/Student,100yen/Kid.
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