At Kyoto’s Arashiyama Station, you Can Take a Hot Spring Footbath on the Train Platform

It’s a hot spring footbath on the platform at Kyoto’s Arashiyama station and it’s connected to the Hannari Mall & Hokkori Square. Anyone can access this hot spring, because there is no ticket gate at Arashiyama station. It’s a hidden, relaxing place where you can relieve your travel fatigue.

2019-06-13 Yuri Suzuki   Visit: Modern Japan, Kyoto,

The Footbath at Arashiyama station

# Take a footbath while watching trains pass by!

The Footbath at Arashiyama station
If you visit Kyoto to see the temples and shrines, chances are you’ll get tired from walking all day.  The Randen Line at Arashiyama station provides a gentle break for your feet with this mini hot spring!  The station is also connected to the Hannari Mall & Hokkori Square, where you can do some sightseeing as well.

The Footbath at Arashiyama station

Enjoy a natural hot spring for just 200 yen!

Did you know that Arashiyama actually has its own natural hot spring? It’s called Arashiyama Onsen, and it’s offered at some hotels as well. The footbath at Arashiyama station also uses this natural hot spring and is available to everyone, even those who aren’t using the station. Just buy a ticket at the information desk (no reservation is required). The price of 200 yen includes a towel.  Why not enjoy a footbath while watching trains pass by? A footbath balances your body and it increases your circulation. It’s especially popular among Japanese women who have bad circulation. Please try it and see how it works for you!



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Hours am9:00-pm6:00
Price 200 yen (including towel)
Access Arashiyama Station