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Hot Springs near New Chitose Airport Are Loved by Local People -Shukubai Onsen in Chitose-

April 7th, 2015

Shukubai Onsen (祝梅温泉) is a hot spring facility for a day trip in Chitose city and is popular for local people and hot spring enthusiasts. It is close to New Chitose Airport. There is the hot spring facility at a private house and bathers enter a living room and go to a bathhouse. I visited here at half past 13. It was before business hours, but I was permitted to bathe by an owner, and I took a bath. An entrance fee to the bath facility is JPY 350. At a business start, hot springs seem to be very hot and seem to get warm with passage of time. Shampoos and body soaps are not provided at the bathhouse. The bathers must bring those theirselves.

Shukubai Onsen Is Written on Pin of Bowling
Chitose, Shukubai Onsen
Appearance of Building
Chitose, Shukubai Onsen
Pet Dog
Chitose, Shukubai Onsen

The bathers go to semibasement bathhouse from a dressing room. There is 1 indoor bath that about 8 people take a bath at the bathhouse. The hot springs are sodium chloride carbonated spring with moor hot spring, and are clear and brown and have neither taste nor smell. The fresh hot springs are used for water of showers, and it is a characteristic of the hot springs that the bathers can use the fresh hot springs abundantly. I drank a little, it had a mild taste. The hot springs were surely very hot when I took a bath at once. The effective temperature was around 45 C. Still I had been endured it and had been took a bath, I had a skin tingling with heat.

Entrance of Semibasement to Bathhouse
Chitose, Shukubai Onsen
Chitose, Shukubai Onsen
Wash Place
Chitose, Shukubai Onsen
View from Indoor Bath
Chitose, Shukubai Onsen
Brown Moor Hot Springs
Chitose, Shukubai Onsen
Outside of Scenery
Chitose, Shukubai Onsen

A local bather came afterwards. He said "Because the hot springs are very hot at this time, I always wash my body and wait to cool hot springs". Furthermore, the bathhouse for women of the hot springs seems to be hotter. In addition, there are no hair dryer and a restroom at the dressing room.

Dressing Room
Chitose, Shukubai Onsen

Atmosphere of Shukubai Onsen Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Shukubai Onsen

Types of Hot Springs Sodium chloride carbonated spring (Type: Alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Cold spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 21.6 C
ph 8.6
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Hemorrhoid, Chronic digestive diseases, Convalescent convalescence, Healthy increase, Weak child, Chronic skin diseases, Chronic woman's diseases, Cold sensitivity, 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 disease
Facilities Indoor bath(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 350. Child: JPY 250.
Business hours 14:00-21:00
Regular closing day Open year all round
Parking lot A parking lot is provided (10 cars)
Telephone number +81-123-29-2222
Home page Home page is not provided
Mapcode 230 023 764*23