Yunotsu
A bustling silver trade port in the 16th century, Yunotsu is famed for its healing hot springs. Enjoy strolling in the tranquil streets to experience the town's long history and living arts.
Inquiries
Oda City Tourism Promotion Division
Yunotsu Tourist Information Office
Apr.1-Nov.30: 9:15am-5:30pm, Dec.1-Mar.31: 12:30pm-4:30pm, Closed New Year holidays Map
ACCESS
Train
JR Gotsu JR Yunotsu (20min Local)
JR Matsue JR Yunotsu (1hr 10min Ltd.Express)
・ Prices listed do not include tax.
・ The admission prices listed in this website are for adults. Please inquire about the child’s price at each venue.
・ Information in this website is subject to change.
・ Pricing is current as of February 2016.
・ Inquiries made to the email addresses listed in this website may not receive an immediate reply. Thank you in advance for your patience.
・ Individual location webpages may only be in Japanese. Thank you for your understanding.
Yunotsu Hot Spring
Yakushi Yu
Enjoy pure, rich and healing waters and the unique, colorful rooftop view of Yunotsu. Lunch and drinks are available at Cafe Kuranojo, in the adjoining Western-style wooden building, a former bath house built in 1919.
Opening hours
DAY TRIP BATHING:
Weekdays: 8am-9pm
Weekends: 6am-9pm
*Holiday hours on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1
Cafe: 11am-5pm (Last order 4:30pm)
Closed Thurs.
Price
¥350
Address
7-1 Yunotsu, Yunotsu-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0855-65-4894
Other

Tatsu no Gozen Shrine
The large rock formation behind the shrine resembles a dragon opening its mouth wide, watching over Yunotsu Town. Iwami Kagura performances take place every Saturday night.
Opening hours
8pm-9pm, Every Saturday
Price
from ¥600
Address
156 Yunotsu, Yunotsu-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0855-65-2515
(Ryokan Masuya)
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Yunotsu Pottery Village
Home of one of the longest ascending hillside kilns in Japan, there are three pottery workshops within walking distance of each other. A pottery festival is held twice a year, in spring and autumn, when the ascending kiln is fired. Please enjoy the workshops.
Opening hours
9am-5pm
Closed occasionally, New Year holidays
Price
FREE
Ceramic painting from ¥600, Pottery making from ¥2,000
Address
22-2, Yunotsu, Yunotsu-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0855-65-4139
Other

Kiunso
This charming ryokan offers a variety of tatami mat rooms. Your stay includes the use of the only outdoor hot spring bath in Yunotsu.
Price
¥7,000-¥15,000
Address
202-1 Yunotsu, Yunotsu-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0855-65-2008
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Hosen Nagaya
An annex of the ryokan, Kiunso, rooms in this old home are simple, clean and affordable. Some include a kitchen and shower. You may use the onsen facilities at Kiunso during certain hours. No meals provided.
Price
Under ¥7,000
Address
202-1 Yunotsu, Yunotsu-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0855-65-2008

Nogawaya
Price
¥7,000-¥15,000
Address
30 Yunotsu, Yunotsu-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0855-65-2811
Other

Masuya
Price
¥300
Address
32 Yunotsu, Yunotsu-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0855-65-2515
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Iwami Ginzan
Registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007, Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine is an idyllic place that offers a glimpse back in time to when the town was a thriving silver mine.
Inquiries
Oda City Tourist Promotion Division
Omori Tourist Information Center
8:30am-5:15pm, Closed New Year holidaysMap
ACCESS
Train & Local Bus
JR Hamada JR Odashi Omori Bus Stop
(1hr 20min Local or 40min Ltd. Exp. + 20min Local Bus)
Bus
Hiroshima Iwami Ginzan (2hr 40min)
・ Prices listed do not include tax.
・ The admission prices listed in this website are for adults. Please inquire about the child’s price at each venue.
・ Information in this website is subject to change.
・ Pricing is current as of February 2016.
・ Inquiries made to the email addresses listed in this website may not receive an immediate reply. Thank you in advance for your patience.
・ Individual location webpages may only be in Japanese. Thank you for your understanding.
Rental Bikes
Renta Saikuru Kawamura
Opening hours
8:30am-5pm
Price
Electric bicycle: \700 (2hr)
※\200 ea addl 30min.
Normal bicycle: \500 (3hr)
※\100 ea addl 30min.
Phone number
0854-89-0633
Renta Saikuru Yashichi
Opening hours
9am-5pm
Price
Electric bicycle: \700 (2hr)
※\200 ea addl 30min.
Normal bicycle: \500 (3hr)
※\100 ea addl 30min.
Phone number
080-4264-0087

Iwami Ginzan Volunteer Tour Guides
Iwami Ginzan English-speaking tour guides can be reserved free of charge. These guides will offer helpful insight into the universal value of Iwami Ginzan and why it is a UNESCO World Heritage site.Reserve at least 14 days in advance via email, iwamiginzan.eg@gmail.com
Price
FREE

Iwami Ginzan Audio Guide
Oda Tourist Association offers an audio guidance library with 55 titles. Enjoy lively stories and interesting historical details at your own pace.
Languages: Japanese, English, Korean, Mandarin
Opening hours
8:30am-4:30pm, Closed Jan.1
Price
¥500 + ¥1,000 for deposit

Iwami Ginzan Sightseeing spot
Ryugenji Mine Shaft
For a small entrance fee, you can walk through one of the shafts, which has been widened for modern visitors. Peer into branch tunnels and the picture scroll at the end of the tunnel to see what miners experienced. If you have time, walk along the wooded path on the left side of the stream up to the mine (2.3 km). Explore humble ruins, rest by clear waters and experience a sense of peace and timelessness.
Opening hours
Mar.1- Nov. 30: 9am-5pm
Dec.1- Feb. 29: 9am-4pm
Closed New Year holidays
Price
¥400
(Foreign guests ¥200,
passport or residence card required)
Address
Omori-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0854‐89‐0347
Other

Kigami Shrine
Home to the god who protects Omori Town and Iwami Ginzan, the ceiling of the main building is painted with a dragon, who will “roar” if you sit below him and clap.
Address
1477 Omori-cho, Oda-shi
Other

Kumagai Residence
This restored building was once the wealthiest merchant house in the town. It was involved in the management of the silver mine in the 17th century. Later, it served as a guesthouse for merchants and visiting officials. There are rotating displays of a variety of historical objects, which offer an interesting look at daily life in a merchant house. On the 2nd Sunday of each month, you can sample traditional, seasonal Japanese snacks, which are cooked on the wood-fired range.
Opening hours
9:30am-5pm
(Last entry 4:30pm)
Closed last Tues. of the month,
New Year holidays
Price
\500
(Foreign guests \300,
passport or residence card required)
Address
63 Omori-cho,Oda-shi
Phone number
0854-89-9003
Other

Iwami Ginzan World Heritage Center
This center displays historical details, excavated items, replicas and video footage about Omori when it was an active silver mine. From the 16th century to the 20th century, Iwami Ginzan produced a significant portion of the world’s silver. Please visit this center first to learn about the silver mine before taking the shuttle bus to explore Omori Town(\200-\240).
Opening hours
8.30am-5:30pm
Closed last Tues. of the month, New Year holidays
Price
¥300(Foreign guests ¥200, passport or residence card required)
Address
1597-3 Omori-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0854‐89‐0183
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Iwami Ginzan Eating
Cafe Juru
Housed in a restored home, this cafe offers simple lunches with rich, homemade sauces.
Opening hours
10am-sunset
Inquire about Mondays, New Year holidays
Address
206 Omori-cho,Oda-shi
Phone number
0854-89-0866
Other

Backerei Konditorei Hidaka
This bakery offers German-style breads and pastries. Enjoy your purchases in the intimate seating area.
Opening hours
10am-5pm
Closed Wednesday, Thursday
Price
¥300
Address
90-1 Omori-cho, Oda-shi
(In front of Iwami Ginzan Omori Post Office)
Phone number
0854-89-0500
Other

Gungendo
This lifestyle design shop seeks to highlight the simplicity and beauty of traditional craftsmanship. Housed in a restored building, its displays and inner gardens change with the seasons, making it an interesting place to wander. You can enjoy a slow cup of coffee, sweets or a light lunch at the inviting cafe.
Opening hours
Shop: 10am-6pm
Cafe: 11am-6pm (Last order 5pm)
Closed Wed., New Year holidays
Address
183 Omori-cho, Oda-shi
Other

Iwami Ginzan Accommodation
Takyo Abeke
This 227-year-old restored building used to be the home of an Iwami Ginzan bureaucrat and is now a guesthouse for a limited number of guests each night. Meals incorporate freshly harvested local ingredients and rice is cooked on a wood-fired range. Bath and toilet facilities are separate from guest rooms. Meals are eaten with the staff and other guests, which will give you a chance to interact with various people. Staying here for a night will immerse you in Iwami Ginzan’s history while allowing you to enjoy a luxurious wabisabi experience.
Price
over ¥15,000
Address
159-1 Omori-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0854-89-0022

Yuzuriha
Another lodging option in town, this hotel is a newly built structure that showcases the beauty of traditional Japanese carpentry. The building was constructed to universal design standards.
Meals availble upon request.
Price
¥7,000-¥15,000
Address
3-1 Omori-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0854-89-0430

Mt.Sanbe
The Mount Sanbe area is composed of scattered quaint villages, forests, and gorgeous green hills. A car is the best way to explore the rambling area but it is also accessible by bus.
ACCESS
Bus
JR Odashi Sanbe Hot Spring (40min Local)

Car
JR Odashi Sanbe Hot Spring (30min)
・ Prices listed do not include tax.
・ The admission prices listed in this website are for adults. Please inquire about the child’s price at each venue.
・ Information in this website is subject to change.
・ Pricing is current as of February 2016.
・ Inquiries made to the email addresses listed in this website may not receive an immediate reply. Thank you in advance for your patience.
・ Individual location webpages may only be in Japanese. Thank you for your understanding.
Climbing Mt. Sanbe
This mountain is a gently sloping, inactive volcano reaching 1,126 meters. It makes a pleasant day’s hike with a variety of routes to the summit. You can also walk around the rim of the caldera. Bento and day trip supplies can be purchased at Nishi no Hara Rest House (west side of the mountain). There is also a chairlift to the top on the east side of the mountain.

Sanbe Tourist Chair Lift
Opening hours
8:30am-4:30pm
Operates Apr. 1- last Sunday of Nov.
Closed Tuesday
Price
¥670 round trip

Sanbe Azukihara Buried Forest Park
The Buried Forest Park is a mysterious forest with magnificent trees entombed in the earth. It is the result of a volcanic eruption thousands of years ago. In the exhibition area, you can closely observe how some of the trees remain standing while others have been pushed down and lay beneath the roots. Come see a time capsule from 4,000 years ago.
Opening hours
9am-5pm (Last Entry 4:30pm)
Closed 1st Monday to Friday of December, New Year holidays
Price
¥300
Address
58-2 Tane, Sanbe-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0854-86-9500
Other

Mt. Sanbe Kita no Hara Campground
A large, wooded area offering a variety of lodging options including self-catering cabins, campsites, tent and bedding rentals. There is recreational equipment available for rent, a dog park and climbing structures for children. In winter, you can try cross-country skiing or snowshoeing.
Opening hours
Apr.1- Nov.30: 9am-5pm
Dec.1 - Mar.31: 9:30am-5pm
Closed Tuesday
Address
1121-1 Tane, Sanbe-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0854-86-0152

Sanbe Burger
A popular hamburger shop next to Kita no Hara Camp- ground that only uses locally sourced ingredients.
Opening hours
10am-5pm
Closed Tuesday
Address
1125-2 Tane,Sanbe-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0854‐86‐0200
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Sanbeso
This hot spring offers a variety of attractive outdoor baths making it a great place to soak after hiking Mount Sanbe. Lodging options are also available.
Opening hours
DAY TRIP BATHING: 10:30am-10pm
Closed occasionally
Price
DAY TRIP BATHING: ¥500
ACCOMMODATION: ¥7,000-¥15,000
Address
2072-1 Shigaku, Sanbe-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0854-83-2011
Other

Sahimeno
Opening hours
DAY TRIP BATHING:
Weekdays: 12pm-8:30pm
Weekends: 12pm-4pm
Closed occasionally
Price
DAY TRIP BATHING: ¥500
ACCOMMODATION: ¥7,000-¥15,000
Address
2078-2 Shigaku, Sanbe-cho, Oda-shi
Phone number
0854-83-3001
Other

Kawamoto (Ochi)
Ochi: This wide area encompasses Kawamoto, Misato and Ohnan towns. The steep, green mountains, hot springs and delicious local cuisine will leave a lasting impression.
ACCESS
Train (JR Sanko Line)
JR Gotsu JR Iwami Kawamoto
(25min Local)
Bus
Hiroshima Iwami Kawamoto (2hr 10min)
・ Prices listed do not include tax.
・ The admission prices listed in this website are for adults. Please inquire about the child’s price at each venue.
・ Information in this website is subject to change.
・ Pricing is current as of February 2016.
・ Inquiries made to the email addresses listed in this website may not receive an immediate reply. Thank you in advance for your patience.
・ Individual location webpages may only be in Japanese. Thank you for your understanding.
Yudani Hot Spring
This natural carbonate hot spring, rare for Japan, leaves your body feeling warm for a long time after you get out of the bath. Located right at the spring’s source, the saline water is effective for treating nerve and joint pain as well as skin disorders such as eczema.
Price
¥510
Opening hours
10am-8pm, Closed Monday (or Tues. if Mon. is a holiday), Dec.31
Address
781-2 Yudani, Kawamoto-cho
Phone number
0855-72-2645
Other

Choko Temple
This temple makes offerings to the “Tapir’s Head Pillow Jewel”, an heirloom the shogun presented to the Ogasawara family, who ruled over Kawamoto for many generations. It is located next to Yudani Hot Spring.

Perilla
The leaves, seeds and oil of the perilla plant are all edible. The oil contains large amounts of α-linolenic acid, an essential fatty acid, which is thought to offer a variety of health benefits, including helping with weight loss. The perilla products carefully produced by the farmers of Kawamoto do not contain pesticides or chemical fertilizers, thereby offering the consumer peace of mind.

Kawamoto Otogikan
There are many ways to enjoy this building, including a restaurant, hotel, indoor swimming pool, karaoke, etc. It is built in a scenic location in the center of town. The hotel has reasonably priced lodging for motorcyclists.
Price
Under \7,000
Address
332-13 Kawamoto, Kawamoto-cho
Phone number
0855-72-3080
Other

Misato (Ochi)
ACCESS
Train (JR Sanko Line)
JR Gotsu JR Kasubuchi
(1hr Local)
・ Prices listed do not include tax.
・ The admission prices listed in this website are for adults. Please inquire about the child’s price at each venue.
・ Information in this website is subject to change.
・ Pricing is current as of February 2016.
・ Inquiries made to the email addresses listed in this website may not receive an immediate reply. Thank you in advance for your patience.
・ Individual location webpages may only be in Japanese. Thank you for your understanding.
Ochi Canoe Village
Experience canoeing or kayaking on the Go River! The center can provide instruction for first-timers and children. The half-day float trip down the Go River is a popular option, allowing the visitor a chance to fully enjoy the canoeing experience. Mobile home, tepee (November-March), tent and other gear rentals are available to help you have a relaxing stay.
Opening hours
9am-4pm, Closed Tuesday except during Golden Week (end of April to early May) and Obon (mid-August) holidays
Price
Canoe rental ¥1,500, Half-day canoe trips from ¥6,000
Address
54-1 Kamemura, Misato-cho
Phone number
0855-75-1860

Chihara Hot Spring
This secluded hot spring is tucked away down a windy mountain road and is one of Misato’s well-kept secrets. After changing your clothes, you descend a wooden staircase to find the bubbling pool of murky water. The lukewarm water of this authentic health spring should be used for treating ailments such as skin disorders.
Opening hours
8am-6pm, Closed Thursday
Price
¥500
Address
1070 Chihara, Misato-cho
Phone number
0855-76-0334
Other

Yugakai Hot Spring
This charming hot spring is surrounded by nature. The bath is tiny and highly calcified, offering a truly Japanese bathing experience.
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Nakamura Ryokan
Built in 1916, this ryokan houses Yugakai Hot Spring, a cool water spring that is heated with firewood. The bath will thoroughly warm your body, making it a popular place with families and guests seeking hot spring cures.
Opening hours
Please call for availability.
Price
DAY TRIP BATHING: Available for 2 or more guests; ¥2,000 per person with one meal; Advance reservations required.
Accommodation: ¥7,000-¥15,000
Address
315-3 Yugakai, Misato-cho
Phone number
0855-75-1250
Other

Ohnan (Ochi)
Inquiries
Ohnan Town Tourism Association
*Please contact Ohnan Town Tourism Association to make a minpaku reservation.

Ohnan Tourist Information Office
10am-5pm Closed New Year holidays, Tues. except on national holidays and during Obon (mid-August) holidays. Map
ACCESS
Bus
Hiroshima Mizuho (1hr 30min)
Hamada Mizuho (40min)
Train (JR Sanko Line)
JR Miyoshi JR Uzui (1hr Local)
・ Prices listed do not include tax.
・ The admission prices listed on this website are for adults. Please inquire about children’s prices at each venue.
・ Information on this website is subject to change.
・ Pricing is current as of February 2016.
・ Inquiries made to the email addresses listed on this website may not receive an immediate reply. Thank you in advance for your patience.
・ Individual location webpages may only be in Japanese. Thank you for your understanding.
Koboku no Mori
Over 240 herbs decorate the seasons at Koboku no Mori’s English-style herb garden. The Craft Hall’s shop offers a variety of gifts that incorporate the herbs grown on site (aromatherapy oils, etc.). Craft classes are given on a regular basis but it is best to check the schedule before arriving.
Opening hours
10am-5pm, Closed New Year holidays, Tues. except on national holidays and during Obon (mid-August) holidays.
Price
FREE
Address
7154-10 Yakami, Ohnan-cho
Phone number
0855‐95‐2369

Satoyama Italian AJIKURA
This Italian restaurant, housed in a restored sake brewery, offers a chance to sample carefully selected ingredients grown in “A-class Gourmet” Ohnan Town. Dishes are prepared in a way that showcases the natural deliciousness each element possesses.
Opening hours
Lunch: 11am- (Last order 2pm) Dinner: 6pm- (Last order 8pm)
*Dinner reservations must be made at least one day in advance Closed Wednesday, occasionally
Address
3123-4 Yakami, Ohnan-cho
Phone number
0855-95-2093
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Jomonmura
Enjoy locally grown, organic vegetables as you take in the sweeping views of Ohnan Town. This buffet-style restaurant, located in a traditional Japanese home, lets you to take a step back in time as you fill your tray with a variety of seasonal dishes.
Opening hours
11am- (first come, first serve), Closed Monday,Tuesday (or the following day if either Mon. or Tues. is a national holiday)
Price
¥1,500 (All-you-can-eat)
Address
Yakami, Ohnan-cho
Phone number
0855-95-1341
Other

Komejirushi
This quaint cafe is located along a scenic stretch of river. Enjoy a slow cup of carefully chosen organic coffee, handmade vegan sweets and seasonal drinks. There is also a lovely selection of local goods for sale. You can even enjoy your drink by the river.
Opening hours
10am-6pm, Closed occasionally
Address
1570 Kamitadokoro, Ohnan-cho
Phone number
0855-83-0088
Other

Moody Keiji’s Soba Shop
This minpaku is also a soba (buckwheat) noodle restaurant (open on weekends from March to December). Run by a middle-aged couple, they grow and process their own buckwheat as well as rice and vegetables. You can try making noodles too! Mountains and rice fields surround the home making it possible relax in the beauty of Iwami’s countryside.
*Please contact Ohnan Town Tourism Association to make a minpaku reservation.
Address
1166-1 Kamitadokoro, Ohnan-cho
Phone number
0855-83-0870

Pension Ma-bou
This pension is conveniently located directly opposite the Mizuho Interchange of the Hamada Expressway. It is also an okonomiyaki restaurant (a savory, pancake-like dish). You can rent a themed room in the main house (shared toilet/bath) or cozy cabins (kitchenette, private toilet/shower). Enjoy conversing with locals and skiing/snowboarding at the nearby Mizuho Highland resort in winter.
*Please contact Ohnan Town Tourism Association to make a minpaku reservation.
Address
2037-1 Ichigi, Ohnan-cho
Phone number
0855-85-0708

General Inquiries
Iwami Tourism Promotion Committee TEL.0855-29-5647
Shimane Prefectural Government, International Tourism Group TEL.0852-22-5579

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