Wakura Onsen

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Kagaya at Wakura Onsen

Wakura Onsen (和倉温泉?) is a hot spring (onsen) resort located on the edge of Nanao Bay at the base of the Noto Peninsula in Nanao, Ishikawa, Japan. It one of several well-known, high-end onsen resorts in Japan. Wakura Onsen has existed as a resort for 1,200 years; it was originally discovered by a traveling priest who noticed an injured crane bathing its wing in the warm water.

List of accommodations[edit]

The center of Wakura Onsen is the ryokan Kagaya, a 20-floor hotel capable of holding approximately 1,300 guests.

Other hotels and ryokan in the vicinity include:

  • Kinpasō
  • Daikansō
  • Biwansō
  • Kaibō
  • Juen
  • Notoraku


Wakura Onsen is approximately five minutes by car from Wakura Onsen Station on the JR West Nanao Line and Wakura IC on the Nanaota-Tsuruhama Bypass (National Route 249).

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Coordinates: 37°05′12″N 136°55′05″E / 37.0867°N 136.918°E / 37.0867; 136.918