Onsen bath has long been part of the Japanese culture. It’s been said to have started some 6,000 years ago, and up to this day, hot spring baths litter across the country. By that, you could tell that the Japanese are unmatched in the world for their love of hot baths.
Located in Kyushu, Oita is the hot spring paradise of Japan with over 4500 hot springs. The big cities of Oita, Beppu, and Yufuin are the two largest hot spring areas.
Nodake Lake Park is a man-made lake that offers different kinds of recreational activities for families such as cycling and camping.