Visit Zao Onsen in Yamagata

Posted on March 19, 2021

Zao Onsen in Yamagata prefecture is another great place to explore. For those who don’t know yet onsen is a hot spring bath normally shared with people of the same gender, but many ryokans / hotels in the mountains have private baths too. 

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Each hot spring has different water qualities, Zao onsen has a high level of sulfur which is well known to help in muscle recovery, some chronic conditions, blood pressure. 

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Waters here often have different colors. There are really countless benefits of hot springs for your beauty, hop into these bathes and try to catch a difference!

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