About Kyakusha

In the city of Kuroishi, Aomori, stands a lodging facility called “Kyakusha”. In the past, it was a long term lodging facility with rooms and a kitchen for guests staying to take hot spring baths for medical purposes.
Guests of the Kyakusha visit the neighboring communal hot spring bathhouses as the facility does not have its own bath on site.
Communal bathhouses have the advantage of keeping the distribution number for one hot spring source low, allowing each bathhouse to enjoy large and well-filled baths. Many guests find new friends as they share a bath together.
At Nuruyu Hot Springs, the communal bathhouses sit in the center of the town surrounded by the kyakusha, the long-term lodge.

Nuruyu OnsenNuruyu Onsen
Goto Onsen Kyakusha
(Lodge without hot spring bath)
23 Tsuruizumi Nuruyu Kuroishi-City Aomori 036-0411
Nuruyu Hot Springs
Board the Konan Bus Nurukawa Line (via Itadome) from Konan railway “Kuroishi Eki Mae” (30 minutes). Get off at the “Kami Nuruyu” Stop. Walk for 5 minutes to Nuruyu Hot Springs.

How to Enjoy the Kyakusha

Hot spring

There are five hot spring bathhouses around the Kyakusha in Nuruyu Hot Springs, including a hot spring inn. Each bathhouse enjoys their own hot spring sources, thus each have distinctive effects and qualities. When guests stay at the Kyakusha, they can experience the full local variety of hot springs.

Nuruyu Onsen
1. Tsuru no Meito Nuruyu Onsen
Address 79 Tsuruizumi Nuruyu Kuroishi City, Aomori 036-0411 (MAP)
Tel 0172-54-8591
Open 4:00AM-10:00PM (Admission until 9:30PM)
2. Iizuka Ryokan
Address 60 Tsuruizumi Nuruyu Kuroishi City, Aomori 036-0411 (MAP)
Tel 0172-54-8303
Open 11:00AM-3:00PM (Only bathing)
3. Miuraya Ryokan
Address 66 Tsuruizumi Nuruyu Kuroishi City, Aomori 036-0411 (MAP)
Tel 0172-54-8401
Open 8:00AM-8:00PM (Only bathing)
4. Sanzokukan
Address 61 Tsuruizumi Nuruyu Kuroishi City, Aomori 036-0411 (MAP)
Tel 0172-54-8421
Open 5:00AM-10:00PM (Only bathing)
5. Rihe Inn
Address 43-2 Tsuruizumi Nuruyu Kuroishi City, Aomori 036-0411 (MAP)
Tel 0172-54-8417
Open 9:00AM-10:00PM (Only bathing)


One of the greatest features of staying at the kyakusha is that you can cook your own meals. Locally grown seasonal produces will make for a wonderful meal. Guests have the freedom to cook, eat, and then enjoy the neighboring hot springs at their own leisure.

Seasonal Scenery

The fawn lilies in spring, green maple leaves in summer, and the autumn foliage in fall – Nuruyu area of Kuroishi is surrounded by amazing nature. No matter which season it is, the scenery will captivate onlookers.

Katakuri (The fawn lilies)
Nakano Momiji Mountain

The fawn lilies in spring