Ishikiri Onsen (Hotel Seiryu) 0

Ishikiri Onsen, located at the foot of Mt. Ikoma, is as high up as a 70-story building, and commands a sweeping view of the Osaka plain.

    Ishikiri Onsen (hot spring) rests at the foot of Mt. Ikoma, located at the border with Nara Prefecture. This hot spring is provided by Hotel Seiryu, whose modern building was designed by one of Japan's leading architects, Kisho Kurokawa. The spa sits at a height equal to 70 floors above ground, offering a sweeping view of the Osaka plain. The hotel boasts a large indoor bath as well as an open-air bath, named "Yubae-no-yu" and "Miharashi-no-yu" respectively, from which guests can enjoy a magnificent night view studded with jewels of light. This natural radium hot spring is believed effective for neuralgia, rheumatism, arteriosclerosis, post-traumatic sequelae, and more. The bathing fee (without overnight stay) is ¥1,000 for adults. Easily accessible in less than 30 minutes by train from the center of Osaka City. A reasonable bathing/accommodation plan combining rooms and meals is provided.