Togo Pond is a rare pond in Japan where hot springs gush out.
It is also connected to the Sea of Japan through the 2 km long Hashizu River, so seawater flows into the pond, and the pond is famous for catching freshwater clams.
This area used to be an inlet in ancient times, but it is thought that sand accumulated over a long period of time, separating it from the sea and turning it into a pond.
Because the hot springs gush out from the center of the pond, the 12km surrounding area is home to atmospheric hot spring towns such as Hawai Onsen and Togo Onsen. The quality of the hot spring water is sulfate, and it is effective for neuralgia, muscle pain, chronic skin diseases, etc.
cold winter. The soft steam rising from the pond creates a mystical scene, allowing tourists to experience this unique atmosphere.
Izumoyama Observation Deck is an observation deck near the pond, but the observation deck on Mt. Hachibuse, which is at a higher altitude, is gaining popularity because it overlooks the entire pond.
■ Basic information
Name: Togo Pond
Address: Asahi, Yurihama-cho, Tohaku-gun, Tottori Prefecture
Nearest station: JR Sanin Main Line Matsuzaki Station (3 minutes walk)
Business hours: You can walk around anytime
No regular holiday
Parking: Parking available in nearby parking lots
*Please check the website for detailed information.