The onsen consists of seven establishments on the banks of the Mabechi River, and was developed from 1626 in the early Edo period for samurai in the service of the Nanbu clan of Morioka Domain. The alkaline spa was named a National Public Health Spa by the Ministry of the Environment in April 1994, and claims to be effective for neuralgia, back pain, hypertension, and rheumatism.
- "Kintaichi Hot Springs ( Ninohe City ) ". A Trip to Iwate. Iwate Prefecture Tourism Portal. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
- Official website(in Japanese)
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