Awara Onsen is a popular tourist spot in Awara City, Fukuoka Prefecture. This is one of the best hot spring resorts in Japan and is recommended by hot spring medical therapy specialists.
Awara-Yunomachi Station is the closest train station to the Awara Onsen. The Echizen Railway's Mikuni Awara Line is available. It takes about 10 minutes drive when you use the JR Hokuriku Main Line's Awaraonsen Station. Since this hot spring is about 45 minutes from Komatsu Airport, it will be fun to travel by rental car and stop by various sights on the way to Awara Onsen.
There are several hot springs and shops including the Awara Onsen Ashiyu which offers a free foot bath, and the Darumaya-kaho (confectioner's shop). There is a traditional hot spring resort atmosphere in this area. Tojinbo is also a good sight to visit since it is only 20 minutes by car.