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Address: Tamatsukuri Tamayucho, Matsue 690-0201, Shimane Prefecture
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Tamatukuri Hot Springs Resort

A short distance away from downtown Matsue (about 25 minutes by car) is an old hot spring resort of Tamatukuri along the Tamayu River. Ever since the Heian Period (794 – 1185... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

The area around the Tamatsukuri Onsen is full of little spots where you can experience refreshing foot spas as well as various experiences such as feeding Koi carps or passing a little bridge with your loved ones. The Onsen in this area are supposed to give you a smooth and beautiful skin. It is especially a popular place for women... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

A short distance away from downtown Matsue (about 25 minutes by car) is an old hot spring resort of Tamatukuri along the Tamayu River. Ever since the Heian Period (794 – 1185), the area has been known as one of the best hot spring resorts in today’s western Japan. There are less than twenty hot spring ryokan (Japanese-style inn) in... More 

Thank Chuzaa
Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

we stayed at giokusen hotel which has a very good hot bath area with traditional setting . wooden bath and appliances , very good buffet breakfast with choice of western and japanese food . Few restaurants in the vicinity so you either dine at hotel you stay or head back to Matsue where you have all the choice you can... More 

Thank jcmsak1
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

The road leading to the onsen is quite beautiful in a way of rural area. It reminds me of school days. The onsen district comprises many cute statues with bridges. You can take a foot spa on some area along the canal- very romantic at night. And also when it is dark you may go out from your ryokan with... More 

1 Thank Nics V
Kunitachi, Japan
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Reviewed 5 December 2014

hot spring !これまで日本の温泉地をほとんど巡ったが、滑らかさ、お湯の温度、お湯の泉質何を取っても日本で最高の温泉の一つ。I recommend you should go first! Sanin(backside of the mountains)is worth to visit in the winter.you can eat a lot of fresh crabs and fish.Enjoy !

Phitsanulok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

very nice place, very nice onsen, and best review of cherry blossom. This is the old onsen of Japan. quite and best time for relax. it's near Izuoshi shrine.It's unseen place of Japan. The price for onsen is lower than other city,

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Matsue, Japan
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Reviewed 19 April 2013

Where staying overnight at one of the ryokan, visiting for a day visit to the onsen or foot baths, or just taking a stroll through Tamatsukuri Onsen district, this place has both a long history and beautiful scenery, making it def worth a visit! I think the prettiest time of year to visit is Spring, during the cherry blossoms flowering... More 

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Reviewed 28 June 2010

Just had a reception and party in Tamasukuri onsen. The staff were wonderful, the food was fantastic.They really looked after us well. I felt completely pampered. the onsen was top notch too. This is a great place to visit for couples who want a relaxing romantic stay. the light show with an illuminated garden is hilarious and bizarre, a very... More 

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Reviewed 26 December 2009

Not only Kyoto, but we have a lots of nice historical resort in west Japan. Shimane-Tottori area is 2.5 hours ride by super express train from Kyoto, where located in the cost of Japan sea. There's a desert! (Tottori-desert) There's a hot spring! (Tamazukuri-onsen) There's an origin of all shrine where god of Yamato(=Japan) decented! (Izumo-taisya) Go further west there's... More 

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