Sakakibara hot spring

The Sakakibara Onsen, located in the western part of the Hisai district, was known as Nanakuri-go in the Heian era (794-1185).
It was famously mentioned in the "The Pillow Book (Makura no soshi)" by Sei Shonagon who served the Empress Consort. Sakakibara is one of the three most famous hot springs in Japan, associated with Sei Shonagon,
In the capital of Kyoto it was often referred to as a synonym for hot spring.
The alkaline spring water is particularly effective for skin conditions, neuralgia, rheumatism, and women's disorders.
It is often called the "hot spring for beautiful women" because of the resulting smooth skin texture.