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Onsen Is Known as Cave Bath -Bibai Onsen Pipa-no-Yu Yurinkan-

May 2nd, 2014

Pipa-no-Yu Yurinkan

Pipa-no-Yu Yurinkan (ピパの湯 ゆ~りん館) is a hot spring facility run by Ambix inc. in Bibai city located in the northeastern part of Sapporo city. It opened in 2003. A building stands on a hill that visitors can look over the Bibai city. There is a park golf course in the same site, there are a baseball field, a tennis court near the building, and athletic facilities are rich in the area. In addition, there is Tomei Park (東明公園) that is one of the ten best places for cherry-blossom viewing in Hokkaido near the building, too.

Park Golf Course
Bibai Onsen Pipa-no-Yu Yurinkan

There are 2 open-air baths, 2 indoor baths, 1 whirlpool bath, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at a bathhouse. A characteristic of this hot spring facility is a cave bath reflecting an image of the Italian Blue Cave. The cave is just rocks at noon, but blue light is lit up in the evening and it seems to change blue rocks. The hot springs are sodium bicarbonate spring, and are clear and light yellow and have neither taste nor smell. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 2.916 g. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A restroom and free hair dryers are installed at a dressing room. A staying is possible, too.

Cave Bath
Bibai Onsen Pipa-no-Yu Yurinkan
Appearance of Cave Bath
Bibai Onsen Pipa-no-Yu Yurinkan
View from Cave Bath
Bibai Onsen Pipa-no-Yu Yurinkan

Atmosphere of Bibai Onsen Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Bibai Onsen

Types of Hot Springs Sodium bicarbonate spring (Type: Weak alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Cold spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 17.2 C
ph 7.83
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Hemorrhoid, Bruise, Sprain, Chronic digestive diseases, Chronic skin diseases, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase, Cold sensitivity, Cut, Burn
Indication of the radon hot spring Heart and circulatory diseases, Motility disorders, Skin diseases, Nervous system disease, Gastrointestinal disorders, Liver and metabolism diseases
Indications of drinking Not drinking
Facilities Open-air bath(2), Indoor bath(4), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 600. Child: JPY 300.
Business hours 10:00-22:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A free parking is provided (260 cars)
Telephone number +81-126-64-3800
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Booking.com is here, Jalan is here, Rakuten is here
Mapcode 180 617 858*07

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in Bibai Onsen.

Pipa-no-Yu Yurinkan(ピパの湯ゆ~りん館)