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Precious Hot Springs Are Said "Hot Springs with not Putting Heavy Tax on Heart" in Europe -Gomi Onsen in Shimokawa-

June 9th, 2014

Gomi Onsen (五味温泉) is a hot-spring hotel in Shimokawa town located between Asahikawa city and Wakkanai city. Shimokawa is famous for forest resources from old days. There is a wooden accommodations "Eco-house Mikuwa (エコハウス美桑)" near a building. Mr. Kanzaburo Gomi discovered hot springs in 1905 and opened this hot-spring hotel. Rare carbonated spring in Hokkaido gush out. The carbonated springs are precious hot springs said to be "The hot spring without putting heavy tax on heart" in Europe. The hot springs are carbon dioxide sodium and calcium and magnesium bicarbonate spring, and are opaque and light yellow and have carbonated taste and metallic odor. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 3.915 g.

Carbonated Hot Spring
Gomi Onsen in Shimokawa

There are 1 outdoor bath, 3 indoor baths, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at a bathhouse. At 5 bathtubs, there is only one hot spring. Please be careful. The light yellow hot springs are filling a bathtub that approximately 8 people take a bath is only hot spring bath. There is a cock for drinking hot springs. It was carbonated water such as Perrier, and I drank it too much just carelessly. Approximately 5 people can take a bath at the outdoor bath. Because the outdoor bath is surrounded by a forest and walls, there is a little sence of openness. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. In addition, a restroom and free hair dryers are installed at a dressing room. A staying is possible, too.

Indoor Bath
Gomi Onsen in Shimokawa
Outdoor Bath
Gomi Onsen in Shimokawa
Indoor Baths
Gomi Onsen in Shimokawa

Atmosphere of Gomi Onsen Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Gomi Onsen

Types of Hot Springs Carbon dioxide sodium and calcium and magnesium bicarbonate spring (Type: Weak acidic, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Cold spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 14.1C
ph 5.8
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Relieving fatigue, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoid, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Healthy increase, High blood pressure, Arteriosclerosis, Chronic skin diseases, Cut, Burn
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 digestive diseases, Chronic constipation, Diabetes, Gout, Liver ailment
Contraindications of drinking Diarrhea, Kidney disease, High blood pressure, and diseases accompanied by edema in general
Facilities Outdoor bath(1), Indoor Bath(4), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 400. Child: JPY 200.
Business hours 10:00-22:00
Regular closing day Every month third Monday
Parking lot A parking lot is provided (30 cars)
Telephone number +81-1655-4-3311
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Jalan is here
Mapcode 572 587 672*60

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in Gomi Onsen.

Gomi Onsen(五味温泉)