Top destinations of Obanazawa:
[Basho-Seihu Historical Museum]
Engage with the culture of the Obanazawa people and learn about their history that dates back to the Edo period of Japan.
Famous for swan watching, this irrigation lake was built during the Taisho era and is the origin of the Hanagasa dance.
Experience the tranquility of this long-celebrated hot spring with an ancient atmosphere that dates back to the Edo period. Though damaged through floods, the area was recovered during the Taisho era, allowing visitors now to indulge in the ancient beauty of Japanese architecture among the hot springs. Feel as if you have wandered into the land of the animation 'Spirited Away' by Studio Ghibli. Ryokans, local cuisine, and the hot springs, make Ginzan Onsen the ultimate destination for relaxation in the north.