Tourist Information

Tourism & Sports

Mimasaka city is a popular site for training camps for both Okayama locals as well as people from elsewhere, as there is a multitude of sports facilities like the Mimasaka Rugby & Soccer Stadium, Mimasaka Arena, Mimasaka Tennis Court, Mimasaka Baseball Stadium, Training Gym, and Martial Arts Center.
Additionally, there are many golf courses in the neighborhood while another popular reason for its popularity is that you get to enjoy the hot springs after working up a good sweat training at the sports facilities.
We also help to arrange accommodation facilities and sports grounds reservations, so please feel free to ask.

  • Golf course

    Golf course

    There are many golf courses within a 30-minute drive from the Yunogo Hot Spring area. Yunogo Ishibashi Golf Club / The Oaklet Golf Club / Nihonbara Country Club / Sakushu Musashi Country Club / Sanyo Golf Club

  • Sports Facilities

    Sports Facilities

    Yunogo has no shortage of sports facilities, which include walking courses, a soccer and rugby stadium, tennis courts, a baseball stadium, and grand golf courses. The soccer and rugby stadium is the home ground of Okayama Yunogo Belle.

  • Hot Spring

    Sagi Hot Spring

    A communal hot spring bath for day trip guests, inn guests, and hotel guests, where the 1st floor consists of 2 large hot spring baths, one called Do-no-yu (with a dry sauna) and the other called Sei-no-yu (with a mist sauna), while the 2nd floor has 5 private family baths, open-air baths, baths for disabled guests, and jacuzzis. There is also a large hall where up to 30 people can rest.

  • Okayama International Circuit

    Okayama International Circuit

    Races for national competitions are held here regularly. You can experience a variety of races on the circuit, such as racing with your own car or go-karts for kids. Do try it out!

  • Yuragi Bridge

    At sundown, it is lit up in 3 colors of red, blue, and yellow, enveloping the area in a fantasy-like mood. The pedestrian walk along the river around the Yuragi Bridge is called Yuragi Park, and you can enjoy a leisurely walk here. When you cross the Yuragi Bridge, an announcement will welcome you to Yunogo Hot Spring.

  • Miniature Railway Museum & Retro Toy Museum

    Miniature Railway Museum & Retro Toy Museum

    A giant diorama depicted with miniature train models (N Gauge), creating a somewhat nostalgic landscape. Made by local guides with miniature models and based on the folk tales of Northern Okayama. You can also rent the rail tracks (for N-Gauge models only) to run your own miniature model trains.

  • Museum of Contemporary Toys and Music Box

    Museum of Contemporary Toys and Music Box

    Come and relish in the melodies of antique music boxes. Apart from the wonderful music boxes, the museum also exhibits and produces handmade wooden toys. With a collection of humorous dolls and toys that you can play with, such as precisely fitting wooden gears, it is a truly enjoyable place.

  • Antique Toy Boxes, showa-kan

    Antique Toy Boxes, Showa-Kan

    This is a sightseeing spot with a retro atmosphere in the Yunogo Hot Spring town. Around 350 nostalgic items collected during a 30 year period from the Taisho period to the Showa period are on display, including tin toys, gramophones, and comic books. You’ll feel like you’ve gone back into the past once you step into this captivating retro world.

  • Kume Ume-no-Sato Park

    Kume Ume-no-Sato Park

    The Ume-no-Sato Park in Jindai, Tsuyama city covers an area of around 4 hectares and is home to 14 varieties of plum trees, including Kagoshima Kobai, Yaegan-bai, Kanbeni Shidare-Ume, Oshuku, Nanko, and Koshu-Koume. The promenade that leads to the summit is lined by plum trees with red blossoms, creating a flower tunnel that is breathtakingly beautiful.

  • Tsuyama Castle Kakuzan Park

    Tsuyama Castle Kakuzan Park

    The Tsuyama Castle is a castle on a flat hilltop completed by Mori Tadamasa, the first Lord of the Tsuyama domain, in 1616 after 12 years of construction. All the buildings were demolished and abandoned in 1873, but in 2005, the largest turret in the castle, “Bicchu Yagura”, was restored, and the interior features feudal Japanese architecture with tatami mats. Kakuzan Park, situated on the site of the castle, is home to several thousands of cherry trees and has been selected as one of Japan’s top 100 cherry blossom spots.

  • Glass Workshop Tooth

    Glass Workshop “Tooth”

    This is a glass workshop in the Yunogo Hot Spring Town, one of the three most popular hot springs in Mimasaka, Okayama. They conduct glass making workshops and glass blowing workshops focusing on creative production. The retail shop displays and sells original products from the atelier as well as Yunogo glass, mostly made by Tsunehide Okamoto.

  • Shizutani School

    Shizutani School

    Shizutani School was founded by Mitsumasa Ikeda, the feudal lord of Okayama, in the early Edo period.It is also known as a famous autumn foliage spot.

  • Hydrangea at Daishoji Temple

    Daishoji Temple

    Daishoji Temple is said to have been founded by Emperor Shomu, and is also known as the Hydrangea Temple. During the flowering season, about 5,000 colorful hydrangeas bloom in full bloom. A festival is also held.

  • Bodaiji Temple Ginkgo Tree

    Bodaiji Temple Ginkgo Tree

    Located in the Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park on the Bodaiji Temple grounds, it is said to be the largest tree in the prefecture, standing at a height of around 40 meters with a trunk circumference measuring roughly 13 meters. The estimated age is about 900 years old, and it is designated as a national natural monument and is named one of the 100 most famous trees in Japan.

  • Mt. Oyama

    Mt. Oyama Observation Deck (Sea of Clouds)

    Only about 15 minutes away by car, the Mt. Oyama Observation Deck offers not only a “Sea of Clouds” from autumn through winter but is also known locally for its night view. On New Year’s Day, the observation deck fills with people eager to catch the year’s first sunrise.

  • Mimasaka Farm Orchards

    Mimasaka Farm Orchards

    Visitors looking to enjoy strawberry picking in spring or grape picking in fall can visit this sightseeing fruit farm in Mimasaka City, Okayama Prefecture. Yunogo, their farm cafe in the Yunogo hot spring resort town, is also popular among tourists, offering sweets made from Mimasaka Farm’s strawberries and grapes.

  • Yunogo Bowling Trias

    Yunogo Bowling Trias

    A convenient place to relax, right in the center of the Yunogo hot spring resort town, not only do they have bowling but also billiards, karaoke, an arcade, and more. The whole family can enjoy themselves in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

  • Tamura Shoten

    Tamura Shoten・miruiro cafe

    Tamura Shoten is a Mimasaka tourism shop where local specialties are sold. In the attached cafe, miruiro cafe, the Hoji Bancha Latte, a roasted green tea latte made from locally harvested Kaita tea, is a popular menu item. Visitors can also enjoy the Yunogo area by bicycle using the local rental service.

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