Congratulations to Gifu’s hot-spring districts that made Japan’s Top 100 Hot Springs Ranking (Nippon no Onsen Hyaku-sen in Japanese).
Gifu had four different hot-spring areas make the ranking, which shows just how ideal Gifu is as a destination for some rest and relaxation! Each area offers unique attractions and a distinct atmosphere.
Both Gero and Hida Takayama improved their rankings from last year (from #6 and #42 respectively)
＊＊＊＊About the Ranking＊＊＊＊
The ranking is held once a year by Kanko Keizai Shimbun and encompasses all hot springs districts in Japan; votes are sent in from Japanese travel agents and other travel pros of the Japanese tourism industry, the results are then reviewed and certified by a judging committee made represented by 8 tourism organizations.