The Top 100 Hot Springs in Japan are chosen by a select group of Japanese travel experts, and the
list is compiled and published once a year by the Tourism Economy Newspaper Company.
Exclusive ballots are distributed to these travel experts across Japan. Based on 21,649 votes cast
on 8,337 ballots, a judging committee comprised of 8 tourism organizations has determined the
* The ranking displayed on this page is based on the 2018 list.