Shima Onsen is a name of Japanese town and hot springs – onsen, the part of Nakanojō city in the Gunma Prefecture.
The basic facts:
Shima Onsen is one of the oldest and most popular onsens in Japan.
There are over 40 separated hot spring sources available in many ryokans and public bath houses.
Shima Onsen town is located in the Shima river valley and is divided to 3 parts.
The Japanese name means “40 thousand” indicating that the baths cure many diseases.