"Yubara Onsen" is a famous hot spring called the 'yozokuna of the west' by the National Open-Air Bath Ranking. As one of Mimasaka Sansen (Three Onsen of Mimasaka), "Yubara Onsen" is an onsen region located along Asahi River, downriver from Yubara Dam. With the symbol of Yubara Onsen, the open-air bath "Sunayu (Sand Bath)" in front of the dam as head, a wide range of establishments, such as famous inns, restaurants that serve the local burger, old-time shooting ranges, koma(turning top) museum double the enjoyment of onsen. The clear color of the hot water is an alkaline simple hot spring. Hot water is in abundance, and works on nerve pain and poor circulation, letting an endless crowd of customers enjoy the hot waters day and night.