Reenergize in Japanese mountains

Nishimuraya Honkan is a haven of peace, 150 km from Osaka. Guests come here to enjoy the benefits of its onsen — the thermal bath of volcanic spring water — for its Japanese garden and for its gourmet cuisine of subtle finesse.

Reenergize in Japanese mountains

Nishimuraya Honkan is a haven of peace, 150 km from Osaka. Guests come here to enjoy the benefits of its onsen — the thermal bath of volcanic spring water — for its Japanese garden and for its gourmet cuisine of subtle finesse.

Strolling down the main street in Kinosaki, you can spot others in yukatas, hopping from one onsen to another.
Upon arriving at Nishimuraya Honkan, we were welcomed with matcha tea paired with sweets.
A walk in the beautiful garden, accessible from our room. 
Koi fish swimming in the garden's pond
Entrance to the women’s bathhouse
A rinse before soaking in the bath
The Japanese-style outdoor bath
Putting our yukatas back on
Hors d’oeuvres started off our 10-course seasonal kaiseki dinner, prepared by chef Etsunobu Takahashi.
Kasumi red snow crab steamed in a horaku pot
Emerald tofu, flounder narutomaki, golden bamboo, junsai plant, yuzu fruit and Shimeji mushrooms
Assortment of sashimi: Japanese ivory shell, crab, shiromi (white fish) and squid wrap
Tajima beef, grilled on the spot
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