This hot spring town prospered as a port for the shipment of Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine products. The town features buildings from the Edo period (1603-1868) and the Meiji (1968-1912), Taisho (1912-1926), and Showa (1926-1989) eras and has been designated Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings. If you walk through this charming townscape colored by the mountains and the sea to visit the hot springs, you will have the feeling of being healed and that your body and mind have rejuvenated.