Place : 20-7, Yachigashira, Hakodate 5 minute-walk from the streetcar stop "Yachigashira" of the line 2. Open: 6:00am -21:30pm Close: The second and forth Tuesday and January 1 Rates : kids up to age five : 70 yen Kids from six to 11 : 140 yen Adult(12 plus) : 390yen
Quality of water : sodium & chloride Benefits: good for your health, neuralgia, chronic gastroenteric deseases, and chronic deseases of women Bring your own soap and shampoo. Or you can buy them at the reception.
Caution : The water is brown because it contains iron. Once you drop your towel in the water, it will get brown color almost permanently.
Tips: 1)It is located near Hakodate Hachimangu Shinto Shrine, which stands in really seren atmosphere. It may be good to pay a visit there.
2)There is a cafe near the public bath house, called "Pure Sepia" where you can taste some healthy set lunches.
3)There is a wooden shed leftside of the main building, when you face it. Inside the shed, you can find an object which seems like a kind of Hindu lingam worship.
Akiko lives in a city next to Hakodate and loves to drive around Hakodate and surrounding area. I hope people who visit or live in the Southwest area of Hokkaido come to love the area, too. 函館の隣町在住で道南エリアのドライブ大好きAkikoです。道南を訪れたり、住んでいる人が土地を好きになってくれたらなぁ、と思います。