Day Trip to Arashiyama
The perfect destination for a fall break, offering cloudy mineral baths and oceanic vistas of fall foliage
Set in the foothills of Mount Fugen, whose towering peak is 4458 ft high, the hot-spring resort of Unzen Onsen is noted for its cloudy mineral baths. For visitors arriving in the fall, the foliage of the National Park forest on the slopes of Mt. Fugen is a sight not to be missed. Its vast expanse of red and yellow leaves–predominantly maple, Japanese rowan and white enkianthus—has been likened to an ocean. This spectacular sight is enough to take your breath away.
Address: Unzen, Unzen City, Nagasaki Prefecture
Airport: Nagasaki Airport
Ailments said to be alleviated by the thermal waters include:
Skin complaints, rheumatism, diabetes and other conditions