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Kusatsu Onsen

3-9 Kusatsu, Kusatsu-machi, Agatsuma-gun 377-1711, Gunma Prefecture
+81 279-88-3722
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Glorious warm waters

On the face of it, Kusatsu Onsen town seems a very ordinary place When visited in the spring after... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
MC_Baz
,
Lancashire
Relaxation at its best

Wonderful place. Best to go in winter when everything is surrounded in snow and you get to soak in... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
WorldWanderer186
,
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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“onsen town” (6 reviews)
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3-9 Kusatsu, Kusatsu-machi, Agatsuma-gun 377-1711, Gunma Prefecture
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+81 279-88-3722
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"shinjuku station"
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"be careful"
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"onsen town"
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"hot springs"
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"hot bath"
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"foot bath"
in 4 reviews
"buy souvenirs"
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"heavy snow"
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"middle of town"
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"muscle pain"
in 2 reviews
"outdoor onsen"
in 3 reviews
"skin"
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"ryokan"
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

On the face of it, Kusatsu Onsen town seems a very ordinary place When visited in the spring after the snows have gone. However first appearances can be deceiving. Kusatsu is the home of large number of onsen driven by the volcanically heated waters that...More

Thank MC_Baz
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place. Best to go in winter when everything is surrounded in snow and you get to soak in outdoor onsen. I loves soaking in 48 degree water when the outside temperature was -5. Its a traditional Japanese onsen which means clothes are not allowed....More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I went to Japan with a winter-themed itinerary and I initially planned my day in Kusatsu Onsen to be in Nagano for the snow monkeys but I saw this onsen town's photos and thought maybe I should try a more "japanese experience" than visiting monkeys...More

2  Thank Justine A
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Was here this morning. Just like the rest of Japan, this place also has its unique food culture. It is very enjoyable walking around little town. There are so many eye inviting desserts. Wish we could spend more time to chill out here here and...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

It is a beautiful place and there is a foot-onsen for you to soak your feet in for relax after a long journey to come here. The foot-onsen is free. There are also lots of souvenir shops all around with lots of yummy snacks and...More

1  Thank Nitsajit D
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Kusatsu Hot Spring, Gunma Prefecture This place is heaven! I’m told it is the ski and onsen get-away place for people in Tokyo. It’s very beautiful but very cold at -11 deg today. Heavy snow started to fall yesterday afternoon! Perfect place for onsen! If...More

4  Thank ChrizLim
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

There are many eateries around the Yubatake area. You can smell the whole town covered with sulphur. The best time to hang around is night time. The steam from hot spring , in combination of rock color due to sulphuric, and the stream of water...More

1  Thank GintamaZ
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

No 1 onsen in Japan,There are a lot of hot springs in the village, they are free of charge for everyone,The village is surrounded by full of nature. and very beautiful .but very smell from hot sring

2  Thank Xiao Q
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Beautiful town. We arrive end of Dec and there's no snow or the snow didnt stick. The town itself has many onsen and many some restaurants within the town square. Food was good and service is good. The smell was due to the sulfur from...More

Thank macrossworks
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

First of all, this town smell funny! Hahah it's the smell of the natural onsen. This place is very peaceful and great for an onsen lover. There are many onsen in the town. Form free ones to pay. And there is also many foot onsen...More

1  Thank Singhakul K
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Response from 一銘 津 |
Hello I hope your so skin condition will be better by Touji. Usually onsen is for curing or healing body purpose so no body will not be allowed to soak onsen. What I am a little bit concern is the Kusatsu onsen Ph is very... More
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