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A Geosite of hot springs discovered in the 10th century and the culture of hot spring therapy

Yoshioka Hot Springs
(Yoshioka Hot Springs)

The Yoshioka Hot Springs are said to have been discovered in 962. Lords of the Ikeda Clan who ruled the Tottori Domain visited the hot springs to heal their fatigue or illness. On the south of the hot spring town, you can observe the Yoshioka Fault, a seismic fault formed by the Tottori Earthquake.

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Yoshioka Hot Springs of Inaba Onsenkyo
The Yoshioka Hot Springs are simple hot springs with a relatively high temperature (50 degrees). Yoshioka has developed as a spa resort close to the city of Tottori. In former times, at Yoshioka Hot Springs, a unique bathing method called "hanayu" was practiced. The hanayu method was similar to the yukamuri method still practiced at Iwai Hot Springs.
Yoshioka Hot Springs Hotel Association
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Yoshioka Fault
This a seismic fault formed by the Tottori Earthquake, an M7.2 earthquake that occurred on September 10, 1943. This fault was formed at the same time as the Shikano Fault.
Tottori Convention & Tourism Association
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Akibayama Park
There is a hot spring waterfall at the entrance to the park. Nakayama Castle used to be situated on the site of the present-day Akibayama Park. In the park, there is Yakushido Temple and a shrine that honors a god called Akiba Gongen. From the observatory at the top of the hill, you can view Lake Koyama and the Sea of Japan.
Tottori Convention & Tourism Association
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Firefly Festival
The Yoshioka Hot Springs were discovered more than 1,000 years ago. This hot spring town also has a long history of the viewing of fireflies. A sightseeing guidebook to Yoshioka Hot Springs published in the Taisho Period praises the beauty of fireflies in this town, saying “You can never get bored of viewing this natural illumination.”
Yoshioka Hot Springs Firefly Festival Organizing Committee
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The Yoshioka Hot Springs have a history of about 1,100 years. Legend has it that a man called Ashioka Choja discovered a hot spring with the guidance of Buddha. In the town, there are free foot baths that heal your feet, tired from traveling. In spring, the town is very beautiful, full of pale pink cherry blossoms. The Nagara River, which runs near the town, is known as a wonderful spot for viewing fireflies. Many people gather at the Firefly Festival held every June. Here in Yoshioka, you can discover truly traditional Japanese hot springs.

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Tottori Convention & Tourism Association   2F Nikko Hondori Building, 160 Suehiro Onsen Town, Tottori City
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