Yoro Town, Gifu Prefecture is one of Japan’s premier sightseeing spots, known for its history and natural scenery.
Yoro has a very long history. The name Yoro was created in 717 AD. The emperor at the time was very fond of the abundant water of this region, so he named the era “Yoro”. Since then, very famous figures in Japanese history have done great deeds in the vicinity of Yoro, including Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Yoro is also a place where you can see beautiful natural scenery. The area is blessed with beautiful mountains and water, including Mt. Yoro, Yoro Falls, and Ibi River, Gosan River, and Tsuya River. It is also a great place to enjoy hot springs, and you can experience the nature of Japan.
Yusen no Sato Hotel Nadeshiko is in a very convenient location for visiting these places. You can also enjoy the hot springs of Yoro.
Natural hot springs
At this hotel you can enjoy the hot springs of Yoro. Try the open air baths, the large indoor baths, and the private baths. The hot springs in this area are said to help heal various aches and fatigue in the body. In the open air bath, you can enjoy a relaxing time while watching the beautiful nature of Yoro.
In addition to the hot springs, you can also experience many ways to relax, such as saunas, bedrock baths, massages, and hanjeungmak (Korean traditional sauna).
This hotel is distinguished by its Southern European style exterior and interior design. Here you can see gardens and buildings inspired by beautiful common spaces of Southern Europe. Of course, you can also stay in a traditional Japanese room. Here you can experience the unique culture of Japan, including tatami (traditional Japanese mats) and fusuma (Japanese doors and partitions), which are used in many Japanese houses, and appreciate the historic Japanese art known as kakejiku (hanging scrolls).
The theme of cuisine served at this hotel is “food that is good for the body”. Here you can enjoy healthy Japanese cuisine made using plenty of ingredients grown in Yoro and the rest of Gifu Prefecture. You can choose from a diverse menu of Japanese cuisine, including tempura, soba, udon, sashimi, and sukiyaki. And how about a glass of sake with your meal? You can also eat dishes made with Hida beef, a high-grade beef from the Hida region of Gifu Prefecture.
Various sauna facilities
Enjoy a variety of saunas at this hotel. Try a slightly different sort of sauna experience in the Yoro Hanjeungmak, which warms the body from the core and gets you sweating. This dome-shaped far-infrared sauna is a design handed down since ancient times in Korea, and the temperature inside ranges from 90˚C to 120˚C. It offers a myriad of benefits, including elimination of waste, metabolism promotion, heart function reinforcement, and anti-aging effects. Furthermore, you can expect skin beautification effects at this facility where you can pursue beauty and health at the same time.
Yoro Falls, Yoro Park
Yoro Park, located at the foot of Mt. Yoro, is a vast park where you can experience rich natural scenery. It features various facilities, including a golf course, tennis courts, museums, and an obstacle course. Yoro Falls in particular has been beloved in Japan since ancient times, and is still visited by many sightseers to this day.
Chiyoho Inari shrine has a long history stretching back a thousand years. It enshrines a deity who grants wishes for business success and family safety. This shrine’s greatest feature is the statues of foxes, which are said to be messengers of the gods.
Sekigahara Old Battlefield Memorial Hall
Here you can learn about the history of the Battle of Sekigahara, a massive battle that took place nearby in the year 1600 AD. This clash between the famous samurai Tokugawa Ieyasu and Ishida Mitsunari has been the theme of many Japanese movies and TV shows.
Tado Taisha is deeply connected to Ise Jingu, a tremendously famous shrine in Mie Prefecture. The gods of Tado Taisha are the children and grandchildren of the gods of Ise Jingu. For this reason, it is a long standing Japanese custom to visit Tado Taisha after visiting Ise Jingu.
Ogaki Castle has an illustrious history, as it was once host to Ishida Mitsunari. At the museum inside the castle, you can learn about many topics such as the history of the Battle of Sekigahara, as well as the culture and lifestyle of samurai.
This massive park straddles the confluence of the Kiso River, Nagara River, and Ibi River. They are collectively referred to as the “Kiso Three Rivers”. As the seasons change, you can see various flowers and other plants, so this place is greatly loved by local residents.
Ibukiyama Driveway is a road exclusively for automobiles that extends from the foot of Mt. Ibuki to its summit. Mt. Ibuki is 1,377 meters high and the road is 17 kilometers long. It takes about 30 minutes to drive from the base to the summit. You will see beautiful scenery during the drive and at the top of the mountain.
Yakiniku Kaido has many restaurants where you can enjoy high-quality Japanese beef for an affordable price. Japanese beef is characterized by its tender and juicy texture. Enjoy the exquisite balance of meat and fat. You can also eat Hida Beef, a high-grade beef from the Hida region of Gifu Prefecture.
|Postal Code 503-1316
1522-1 Oshigoe, Yoro-machi, Yoro gun, Gifu
|8:00 - 22:00
(last admission 21:30)
|10:00 ~ 22:00
(last admission 21:00)