Sugatani-onsen (a hot spring located in Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture) (須賀谷温泉)

Sugatani onsen is a hot spring located in Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture (formerly, Omi Province).

Access

Railway: From Kawake Station, JR Hokuriku Main Line, approximately 10 minutes by taxi.
(Courtesy bus service is available, reservation required.)

Car: From Nagahama Interchange of Hokuriku Expressway, turn to the left to Shiga Prefectural Road 37 Nakayama-Higashikozaka Line, drive straight, turn to the left at Higashikozaka Intersection of the National Road and drive on National Road 365 to the north. It is located along the local road branched after Tagawa Intersection.

Spring quality

Ferruginous (II)

Calcium, magnesium
Hydrogen carbonate spring

Hot spring spa

There is only one hotel.

Nearby spots

Habitat of Luciola cruciata
Omi Kohoan Temple
Odani-ji Temple
Kannon-ji Temple (Kinomoto Town)
Shakado Temple (Takatsuki Town)
Kogen-ji Temple
Shakudo-ji Temple

History

It is said that, in the Sengoku period (period of warring states) (Japan), Nagamasa AZAI, who was the castellan of Odani-jo Castle, Oichi no kata and Yodo-dono (also known as Yodogimi) visited for toji (hot spring cure) and that it has a long history as a hot spring in Kohoku region.

Present facilities were opened in 1971.