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Hottarakashi Onsen

1669-18 Yatsubo, Yamanashi, Yamanashi Prefecture 405-0036 , Japan
+81 553-23-1526
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Ranked #1 of 4 Activities in Yamanashi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Spas
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Singapore, Singapore
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

You can reach Hottarakashi Onsen (Yen700) from Yamanashishi JR Station by either taxi (Yen2,150) or bus (Yen100, 1030/1340/1645hrs <> 1040/1350/1500hrs) getting off at the Fujiya Fruit Park Hotel terminus. From here follow the road uphill, past the go kart circuit; it is a 30min walk uphill to Hottarakashi. You will be rewarded with a delightful onsen in rustic surroundings and... More

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Seattle, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I heard tons about this onsen, so it was the first one I went to. It does indeed have a gorgeous view, but it was also very crowded. Maybe because it was a Saturday during festival season when it was just starting to get cold out. I also marked it down one point because the facilities were not as clean... More

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tokyo japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

One of the most memorable onsen experiences ever, once in the rotenburo (outside hot spring bath). Imagine Mt Fuji appearing in front of you as the sun rises, while immersed in a therapeutic hot spring at dawn. We stayed at the Chisun Inn Kofu Isawa and left a little after 5:30 am. Only a 10-15 minutes drive up the mountain,... More

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