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Maruseppu Onsen Yamabiko - Hokkaido

Maruseppu Onsen Yamabiko ( 丸瀬布温泉やまびこ ) is a day-trip hot spring facility. It is located at 53 Maruseppukamimurii in the town of Engaru in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Maruseppu Onsen Yamabiko Maruseppu Onsen Yamabiko details Maruseppu Onsen Yamabiko offers 10 different types of baths, ranging from traditional Japanese-style (Ki no Yu) to more modern Western-style (Yama no Yu) options. Whether you prefer soaking in the hot waters of Ki no Yu or Yama no Yu, there's something to suit everyone's mood and preference. This onsen has alkaline properties and is almost colorless and transparent, but the warm water feels soft and slimy, providing a unique and comfortable experience. Maruseppu Onsen Yamabiko - Engaru town, Hokkaido Prefecture The hot spring quality is excellent, with a temperature of 42.4 degrees and a flow rate of 300 liters per minute (heating, circulation filtration in the bathtub). The hot spring's simple alkaline composition offers various health benefits, inc

Maruseppu Roadside Station - Hokkaido

Maruseppu Roadside Station ( 道の駅 まるせっぷ ) is one of the 128 roadside stations scattered all around Hokkaido Prefecture. It is located at 42-2 Maruseppu Motomachi, in the town of Engaru in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Maruseppu Roadside Station Maruseppu Roadside Station Details Maruseppu Roadside Station was registered as a roadside station on April 26, 1994, and given registration number 15. Inspired by the image of the red spruce, this triangular-roofed station is a true oasis for travelers on National Route 333. Maruseppu Roadside Station - Engaru town, Hokkaido Prefecture A s soon as you enter the building, you are greeted by an atrium that reaches up to the ceiling, giving the interior an excellent acoustic effect. Performances at Maruseppu Roadside Station are a must-experience, and you'll be amazed by the beautiful sounds produced by the grand piano made from Sakhalin spruce. The automatic playing piano always has classical music playing, elevating your rest-stop experienc

10 Things to Do in Kamikawa

10 Things to Do in Kamikawa Kamikawa ( 上川町 ) is a town in the Kamikawa Subprefecture of Hokkaido, Japan . The name of the town comes from the fact that it is located upstream of the Ishikari River. For those planning to visit the town of Kamikawa to check what it has to offer, here are the 10 Things to Do in Kamikawa : Kamikawa manhole cover 1. Take a picture of the  manhole cover of Kamikawa . So far, I have seen 1 unique manhole cover. It is commonly seen around town. Ogamigawa Shrine 2. Visit the   Ogamigawa Shrine   ( 大上川神社 ). It is the main shrine of the town. You can pay your respects and offer prayers here any time of the day. Don’t forget to avail of the shrine’s goshuin if you collect them. Kamikawa Heritage Museum 3. Visit the  Kamikawa Heritage Museum  ( 上川町郷土資料館・ふる里たいせつ館 ) and learn about the past of the town with the numerous Showa period displays. The entrance is free. Kamikawa Park 4. Stroll around and enjoy the fresh air at  Kamikawa Park  ( 上川公園 ). If you time your v

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