There are literally thousands of hot springs in Japan. Some are major resorts, some are natural outdoor springs in the countryside, and others are small hot springs open to the public in cities and towns. The two links below the sign list many of them. When you visit a city or town in Japan, ask the local tourist office for recommendations.
Japan is divided into eight regions (see map below). Our list is organized by region.
(includes the island of Hokkaidō)
(includes the prefectures of Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata)
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