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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Chubu - Izu Peninsula
Shuzenji Onsen 
# 2   of 11 most visited sights
in Izu Peninsula

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The pleasant hot spring resort of Shuzenji on the Izu Peninsula is named after the local temple. Shuzenji Temple was founded about 1200 years ago by Kobo Daishi (Kukai), one of Japan's most important religious personalities.

Kobo Daishi is also said to have created Tokko-no-yu, Shuzenji's oldest hot spring. The Tokko-no-yu bath is located in the river bed in the center of the hot spring resort town. It is now forbidden to take a bath in the Tokko-no-yu, hence, it is just used as a foot bath (ashiyu).

Hot spring baths for actual bathing are found in a few public bath houses and a range of onsen ryokan, some of which open their baths to non-staying guests. The nice resort town center also comes with a small bamboo forest.

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How to get there
Shuzenji is connected by the Izu Hakone Railway Line with JR Mishima Station on the JR Tokaido Shinkansen and JR Tokaido Main Line. The one way trip from Mishima to Shuzenji by local train takes about half an hour and costs 510 yen.

The hot spring area can be reached in a 7 minute bus ride from Shuzenji Station. The one way journey costs 220 yen. There are frequent bus departures.

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Shoheiso
A genuine Japanese hotel with authentic Japanese meals. Free Wi-Fi in lobby. Natural hot spring baths. Checkout is by noon.
Hotel Kona Besso
The only inn in Izu with all 8 hanare private guest residences designed in the style of a sukiya Kyoto tea-ceremony house.
Seizan Yamato
A modern ryokan with a free-flowing hot spring stands on a quiet hill. Enjoy the full experience, from tatami floors to a futon.
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Come relax at a room on the seashore overlooking Tatado beach, located right outside our doorstep.
Kameya Ean
An onsen ryokan on a hill, commanding grand views of Mt.Fuji from some rooms & baths. Free PC, private chartered baths & shuttle pick-up at Izu Nagaoka Station.
Historical Ryokan Hostel K's House Ito Onsen
Historical ryokan style hostel with 100% natural communal and private hot spring bath. Rates from 2,950yen.

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