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- 1 What is Takedao Onsen, a quiet and secluded hot spring in a rich natural setting?
- 2 Comfortable Lodging Experience – Ryokan Azare
- 3 Charming hikes ─ walks on abandoned railway beds
What is Takedao Onsen, a quiet and secluded hot spring in a rich natural setting?Takedao Onsen is a secluded hot spring resort rich in nature and quiet, accessible by train from Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe in only one hour. Forget the hustle and bustle of the city and heal your body and soul in a tranquil setting surrounded by beautiful nature. The hot springs are good for the skin and you can enjoy the full benefits of the hot springs.
Comfortable Lodging Experience – Ryokan AzareTakedao Onsen is home to Ryokan Azare, where you can stay overnight. The views from the guest rooms are spectacular, and the terrace offers a panoramic view of the beautiful scenery of the four seasons. In particular, the open-air baths are situated in a prime location, offering a luxurious hot spring experience. Bathing while enjoying the magnificent view of nature will refresh your body and soul and provide you with memories that will last a lifetime.
Spectacular view from the terraceFrom the terrace of Ryokan Azare, the greenery of the mountains and the flow of the river will spread out comfortably. You will forget the hustle and bustle of the city and experience a moment surrounded by the beauty of nature.
Healing moment in the open-air bathRyokan Azare’s open-air baths are located in a prime location surrounded by nature. Soaking in the hot springs while feeling the rich greenery and the murmuring of the river will surely heal your body and soul.
Charming hikes ─ walks on abandoned railway bedsAt Takedao Onsen, visitors can hike along the abandoned railway line of the JR Fukuchiyama Line, which was discontinued in 1986. This hiking trail is located along the clear Muko River and is a great spot to enjoy beautiful valleys and natural scenery. You will be thrilled by the natural beauty you will encounter during your hike.
Beautiful valley of the clear Muko RiverThe hiking trail on the abandoned railway bed is approximately 7km long and takes about 3hours to walk. While relatively easy to access, it is an attractive spot to enjoy unexplored nature.
Route and time required for hiking on the Takedao abandoned railroad bedThe hiking trail on the Takedao abandoned railroad bed is about 5 km long and takes about 2 hours to walk. While relatively easy to access, it is an attractive spot to enjoy unexplored nature. The following is a brief description of how to walk the Takedao abandoned railroad bed. First, start from Takedao Station or Ryokan Azare. Next, hike along the abandoned railroad bed and take a train from Ikuse Station. You can then return to Takedao Station or Ryokan Azare by train.
ConclusionFukuchiyama Line Abandoned Railroad Track Walking is a hiking course along the abandoned railway tracks in Hyogo Prefecture, especially known for its beautiful valleys. The clear Muko River is the upper reaches of the Muko River, and is an attractive spot for its clear water quality and rich nature. On this walking course, you can feel the breath of nature as you enjoy the serene forests and beautiful valley scenery. Visitors can enjoy the changes in nature from season to season. In spring, fresh greenery sprouts, and in summer, the trees are thick and green, and visitors can seek coolness in the shade. In autumn, the leaves turn beautifully red and the valley is decorated with colorful scenery. In winter, visitors can enjoy snowy scenery and a quiet atmosphere. The clear Muko River retains a rich natural ecosystem, with beautiful river currents, rocks, and a variety of plants. While walking along the river, you can relax your body and mind by listening to the sounds of nature, such as birds chirping, insects singing, and trees rustling. There are also riverside rest spots scattered along the clear Muko River, where you can enjoy the clear water and have a picnic. Fukuchiyama Line Abandoned Railroad Track Walking is a wonderful sightseeing experience that allows you to enjoy nature and explore the beautiful valley of the clear Muko River. We hope you will enjoy the great nature of Japan.