With Japanese umbrellas and bamboo, flickering lights give the hot-spring baths a tranquil ambience.

Two hot-spring baths are designed with a motif of the Tourou Roman Festival, Hyakka Hyakusai (Lantern Festival) at Yamaga near Tamana in northern Kumamoto.
A fantastic sight created by Japanese umbrellas, bamboo and lights offers an extraordinary experience.
Enjoy the indulgent baths fed by high-quality hot-spring water.

Japanese Umbrella Kasa-no-yu

Applying the power of the
Land of Fire to the bathhouse.
Applying the power of the Land of Fire to the bathhouse.

With numerous volcanoes,
Kumamoto is the Land of Fire.
Kasa no Yu represents the overwhelming natural power of the Land of Fire.
Illuminated Japanese umbrellas of various sizes create a bold and vivid space.

Bamboo Lamp Takeakari-no-yu

Filling the bathhouse with
the purity of the Land of Water
Filling the bathhouse with the purity of the Land of Water

Kumamoto is also known as the Land of Water.
To live up to the name, Takeakari no Yu is full of pure water, which is the source of life.
Bamboo lanterns gently illuminate the surface of the hot-spring water, creating a mysterious atmosphere.

Hot spring Information

Source name
Ryuganji Onsen
Spring quality
Alkalescent hypotonic hot spring
Spring temperature
39.7°C
Types of baths and their qualities
Large baths and open-air baths (all use hot-spring water)
Circulation and free flowing conditions
Free flowing type (hot-spring water is supplied at a constant flow)
Addition of water
none
Addition of bath salts
none
Efficacy
Neuralgia, muscle pain, joint pain, frozen shoulders, motor paralysis, stiffness of joints, bruises, sprain, chronic digestive diseases, hemorrhoids, sensitivity to the cold, convalescence from illness, fatigue recovery, health promotion
Contraindications
Acute illness (especially with a fever), active tuberculosis, malignant tumor, severe heart disease, respiratory failure, renal failure, hemorrhagic disease, severe anemia, progressing diseases in general, pregnancy (especially first and last trimesters)