- 奈良教育大学紀要. 人文・社会科学 = Bulletin of Nara University of Education. Cultural and Social Science (ISSN:05472393)
- vol.68, no.1, pp.125-146, 2019-11-29
History and present situation of Totsukawa Onsen, one of the three hot spring resorts in mountainous Totsukawa Village, Nara Prefecture, is examined in this paper. Totsukawa Onsen is a new hot spring resort that was established in 1963 when hot spring water was taken from the source in a steep valley to the lakeside of newly constructed Futatsuno Dam in Hiradani area where is the center of the commercial and service business function of Totsukawa Village. Managements of the accommodation facilities are specifically focused. As a result, it can be said that the development of this onsen made a great contribution to the economy of this village through tourism industries.