Time of year
I'd been wanting to go here for a while as a day trip but heard it was too difficult. It's not. Just take the Shinkasen or the Shinjuku Liner and your up there in no time. So I decided to spend the night in this area...not my best choice. If your in this area Shika no Yu is…
merit:effectiveness,elegant view ,smells good,quaint house. demerit:be crowded,nagging,so hot. "sika no yu "is most old house and by old custom.
Went there to see the Sesshou seki, but this is the best Onsen I've ever been (and I was in Arima and Kusatsu but Shika no Yu is better) The water smells of sulfur and the place is a bit old, but my skin has never been better!
Shikanoyu is a 1300 year old onsen, according to a local I spoke to. It's actually a Onsen Ryokan, which means you can stay there as well as visit the onsen itself. Personally, I just went for the onsen. I'm a woman, so I can only tell you about the female side of it. I…