A luxurious trip where you can enjoy both

open-air footbaths and seasonal fruit

Recommended places in Kaminoyama City include the Footbath at the base of the Kaminoyama Castle and a one-day use of an open-air bath at a local inn. In addition to the hot springs, check out Fruit Land, which has a large fruit farm where you can enjoy picking fruit and a café to savor parfaits using fruit from the farm. Enjoy a relaxing feeling with a hot spring and have a luxurious time with seasonal fruit.

An open-air footbath with an excellent view of the townscape of Kaminoyama City.

A footbath very close to Kaminoyama Castle. An open space where anyone can enter and view the townscape of Kaminoyama City. Warm your body by soaking your feet in the footbath, and enjoy a walk in Kaminoyama City with nearby sights that include a samurai residence.

Footbath at the base of the Kaminoyama Castle
3-7, Motojonai, Kaminoyama, Yamagata
TEL: 023-673-3660
Open: 9:00-17:00
Open throughout the year
Charge: Free (Entrance fee to Kaminoyama Castle: 410 yen (adult))

A representative inn of the Kaminoyama Onsen area, which provides a wide variety of baths

Not only the open-air bath on the roof, Arimakan has a large common bath with a bedrock bath and a sauna, and 3 kinds of new reserved family baths of different tastes. From the open-air bath you can see the varied splendor of nature throughout the year such as fresh leaves in spring, blue sky in summer, multicolored autumn leaves in fall, and a serene snowscape in winter.

6-5, Shinyu, Kaminoyama, Yamagata
TEL: 023-672-2511
Open: 11:00 - 15:00
Open throughout the year
Charge: 1,000 yen~

Its main attraction is the silky bath that uses 100% pure water directly from the source of a hot spring.

This inn is a stylish and calm space which unifies traditional Japanese tastes with a modern sensibility. Both the open-air bath and the large common bath use water from the hot spring source. Gentle and silky, the pure hot water makes your skin smooth.

5-10, Hayama, Kaminoyama, Yamagata
TEL: 023-672-0885
Open: 11:00 - 15:00
Open throughout the year

With its high thermal insulating effect, its spring quality is said to be good for health and beautiful skin.

Try this famous salt spring known for its positive effect on health and making skin beautiful. The dissolved salts adhere to the skin and prevent the evaporation of sweat, accelerating blood circulation and providing a high thermal insulating effect. The open-air bath Soyokaze on the top floor, from which seasonal scenes are viewed, Keshikinoyu, the large common bath with a view of mountains, and new reserved baths built in 2017 are provided.

1-23, Shinyu, Kaminoyama, Yamagata
TEL: 023-672-2222
Open throughout the year

In a comfortable space on the roadside, enjoy a cup of select blend coffee.

A solitary café standing on Route 348. It is a comfortable space renovated by Mr. Makino, the shop owner, himself. You can taste his specialty blend coffee and sweets made by his wife. The only coffee served is that blended by Mr. Makino according to his feeling and the atmosphere of the day. By blended from raw beans, which requires high skill, the characteristics of beans from different producing areas match splendidly. Helped by the space where time passes slowly, you can thoroughly taste the coffee.

1198-8, Mujinanomori, Kaminoyama, Yamagata
TEL: Not installed
Open: 11:00 - 18:00
Closed: Monday and the first Tuesday of each month

You can taste seasonal fruit throughout the year, and the parfaits using the fruit produced there are marvelous.

Various types of fruit are produced in a large, 4-hectare orchard. You can enjoy picking fruits including cherries, grapes, and La France pears throughout the year. At the annexed café, they serve parfaits using fruit freshly harvested from the orchard. Heartily arranged fruit, such as kiwis in spring, peaches in summer, grapes in autumn and strawberries in winter, look gorgeous.

Takahashi Fruit Land
1368-3, Shiozakimae, Amidachi-aza, Kaminoyama, Yamagata
TEL: 023-673-4706
Open: 08:30 - 16:00
Open throughout the year