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One of Lake Toya 8 Beauty Spots -Nakatoya Onsen Kimundo-no-Ie in Sobetsu-

April 11th, 2015

Kimundo-no-Ie

Kimundo-no-Ie (キムンドの家) is a hot spring facility for day trip bathers in Sobetsu town located in the east side of Lake Toya (洞爺湖). A building and Nakatoya Camping Ground (仲洞爺キャンプ場) are contiguous. Many campers seem to take a bath in a summer. A scenery from the Nakatoya Camping Ground is one of the Lake Toya 8 beauty spots. Tourists can look at Mt. Showashinzan (昭和新山), Mt. Usu (有珠山) and Lake Toya at the same time.

I Look at Lake Toya, Mt. Showashinzan and Mt. Usu on Nakatoya Camping Ground
Nakatoya Onsen Kimundo-no-ie, Sobetsu
Entrance of Bathhouse
Nakatoya Onsen Kimundo-no-ie, Sobetsu

When I read Tweets, Kimundo-no-Ie seems to be popular.

There are 2 indoor baths at a small bathhouse. There is 1 hot spring faucet, and because 2 bathtubs are connected each other, it is almost 1 bathtub. Hot springs are calcium sulfate spring, and are clear and light yellow green and has neither taste nor smell. It had a little smooth and slippery touch. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 2.676 g. The calcium ions has 663.7 mg, so it seems to be effective to cure wounds. Because drinking hot spring is not allowable by the public health center, unfortunately the hot springs are not drinkable.

Bathhouse
Nakatoya Onsen Kimundo-no-ie, Sobetsu
2 Indoor Baths
Nakatoya Onsen Kimundo-no-ie, Sobetsu
View from Indoor Bath
Nakatoya Onsen Kimundo-no-ie, Sobetsu
View from Indoor Bath
Nakatoya Onsen Kimundo-no-ie, Sobetsu
Hot Springs Are Gushing Out
Nakatoya Onsen Kimundo-no-ie, Sobetsu

Soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A restroom and a free hair dryer are installed at a dressing room.

Dressing Room
Nakatoya Onsen Kimundo-no-ie, Sobetsu
Resting Place
Nakatoya Onsen Kimundo-no-ie, Sobetsu

Atmosphere of Kimundo-no-Ie Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Kimundo-no-Ie

Types of Hot Springs Calcium sulfate spring (Type: Alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Hot spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 39.8 C
ph 8.8
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Frozen shoulder, Hemorrhoid, Chronic digestive diseases, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase, Arteriosclerosis, Chronic skin diseases, Burn, Cut, Cold sensitivity
Contraindications Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Active tuberculosis, Malignant tumor, Severe heart disease, Respiratory failure, Renal insufficiency, Hemorrhagic disease, High anemia, Other diseases during condition of a patient progress generally
Indications of drinking Chronic cholecystitis, Cholelithiasis, Chronic constipation, Obesity disease, Diabetes, Gout
Facility Indoor bath(2). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 420. Child: JPY 140. Infant: JPY 70.
Business hours From April to October 10:00-21:00
From November to March 10:00-19:00
Regular closing day Thursday * No regular closing days from July to August
Parking lot A free parking is provided (20 cars)
Telephone number +81-142-66-7022
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 321 710 312*81

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in Nakatoya Onsen.

Nakatoya Onsen Camping Ground(仲洞爺キャンプ場)      

A page of Shikotsu-Toya National Park is here

Shikotsu-Toya National Park

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