Situated at the entrance of the beautiful Kurobe Gorge, Unazuki Onsen is the largest hot spring town in Toyama Prefecture. Home to many guesthouses including traditional ‘ryokan’ and large hotels, the hot springs of Unazuki Onsen are known for the clarity of their water, known to aid healthy and vibrant skin.
Located close the coast, the guesthouses of Unazuki Onsen are also known for the quality of their seafood and with a local craft beer brewery nearby, this is a great place to stay when wanting to enjoy the best of Toyama.
Unazuki Onsen acts as gateway to the stunning Kurobe Gorge, a destination best enjoyed riding the Kurobe Gorge Railway. Open to the public from mid-April until late-November, the train includes open-air carriages – a great way to take in the surrounding landscape.
For accommodation options, refer to our ‘Unazuki Onsen & Kurobe Gorge Area’ hotel page.
Approx. 3.5 hours from the Jigokudani Monkey Park using public transport
From the park: take a limited express service on the Nagano Dentetsu Line from Yudanaka Station to Nagano Station and transfer to the Hokuriku Shinkansen bound for Kanazawa. Disembark the shinkansen at Kurobe-Unazukionsen Station and transfer to the Toyama Chiho Railway Main Line bound for Unazuki Onsen Station.