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Very special experience

Ogama sping is the onsen with the hottest water reaching 90 C. In winter, the steam rising from... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2016
Scruffy A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Not public bath..

This place isn't public bath or foot bath but the hot springs where locals do the cooking at 90C... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 weeks ago
“Not public bath..”
29 Mar 2018
“Stunning ”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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9304 Toyosato, Nozawaonsen-mura, Shimotakai-gun 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
+81 269-85-3505
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place isn't public bath or foot bath but the hot springs where locals do the cooking at 90C pool. Only available for local residents use, not for tourist use. Not far from this place, around 50M there is shelter with pool for foot bath...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

A beautiful spot to visit in Nozawaonsen. I visited several times during my week there and only ever saw one or two other people. I was hoping to see some locals cooking there but missed out on that. There’s not really anything to do there...More

Thank DeGios
Reviewed 18 December 2017

This onsen area is very close to the central village and temple area. Area is reserved for local villagers. Local shops sell food items and some souvenirs. This is a must see if visiting Nozawa.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I discovered Ogama by accident, and was a little disappointed that, as a tourist, I couldn't go inside, but was happy I could at least get a glimpse at the everyday life of the locals, who still use the onsen waters to cook, wash themselves,...More

1  Thank Irina H
Reviewed 26 December 2016

If you're coming to Nozawa Onsen then you need to take time out to visit this quintessentially Japanese village with it's quaint market lined street, shrine and onsen for villagers only. You can see the steam rising from the onsen's and apparently the locals cook...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Came though here one night during our stay in Nozawa Onsen, observed the villagers boiling their dinner in the public hot spring, chatting away or quietly drinking a beer.

Thank walvisch
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Ogama sping is the onsen with the hottest water reaching 90 C. In winter, the steam rising from boiling hot spring gives the place a somewhat otherworldly beauty. The onsen is used by the village to boil eggs and vegetables. While tourists can not cook...More

1  Thank Scruffy A
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