Geosite introduction of Aso

15.Uchinomaki Hot Spring Geosite

Uchinomaki Hot Spring Geosite

A historic hot spring town

This hot spring district is dotted with approximately 80 water sources and nearly thirty inns, as well as 11 public baths frequented by local residents. The district has historically been a popular retreat for cultural figures including the writers Natsume Soseki, Taneda Santoka, and Tekkan and Akiko Yosano, with many literary works created here.

Uchinomaki Hot Spring

A storied hot spring district long frequented by cultural figures. Located in what was once an inlet of the ancient caldera lake, some experts believe the area was formerly a crater.

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Aso Den'en Kukan Museum

Aso Den'en Kukan Museum

This environmental museum offers a wide range of events and exchanges throughout Aso City. Exhibits delve into forgotten people, objects, and lifestyles in order to share the region's natural, cultural, and historical heritage with future generations.