Takegawara hot spring
Takegawara (bamboo tiling) hot spring is a symbolic one for Beppu. It’s named after its bamboo tiling roof when it was first built in 1879 (Meiji 12th period).
An indoor sand bath in Takegawara hot spring is something you rarely see in Japan.
regular bath: none (Temporary closed on the end-of-the-year clean ups.)
sand bath: third Wednesdays (If it’s a national holiday, the sand bath will be closed on the following day instead.)
regular bath: 6:30 – 22:30
sand bath: 8:00 – 22:30 (The last reception at 21:30 ※ May close earlier depends on crowdedness.)