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Address: Manganji Kurokawa Sakuradori, Aso-gun, Minamioguni-machi 869-2402, Kumamoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 967-44-0076
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Quaint hideaway with many good onsens

This is a quaint little village which exists mainly due to the good onsens in the area. The onsens cluster around the flowing stream, many are small boutique places with lovely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a quaint little village which exists mainly due to the good onsens in the area. The onsens cluster around the flowing stream, many are small boutique places with lovely private onsen per room as well as open air public ones, each with its unique nice settings. While there, don't miss this onsen pass which entitles one to visit... More 

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We spent two nights in Kurokawa, enabling us to spend a full day in this wonderful, quaint spa village. Whilst we only used the onsen baths in the ryoken we were staying at, the village offered a pleasant place to stroll and of course numerous baths for those who wanted to move from one establishment to another. There are plenty... More 

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Quebec
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Kurokawa Onsen is very relaxing, it was our holiday during our trip. You can spend the day just walking around, there are some very nice walks outside of town that you can combine with onsen hopping to the further ones. We tried Yamamizuki, it has only outdoor bath for men but an outdoor bath for women with a nice view... More 

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Daintree
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This was a lifelong dream to come to & well worth the wait! I'm an onsen addict so this trip was well researched. We discovered the best way to get there is from Fukuoka Airport via bus. It's a beautiful ride up into the mountains. The town is ridiculously enchanting, picturesque & cute! The information centre has an English map... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Kurokawa Onsen is a small, quiet, charming village in the middle of Kyushu, close to the active volcano Aso. The village is full of ryokans (inns), onsens (hot spring water spas), cafes and souvenir shops. The deal here is to buy a "Nyutou Tegata", a wooden medal that allows you to go to three different onsens (from a list of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

amazing place I visited this winter by bus from Fukuoka as 2 days solo trip. I've got this onsen tegata which allowed me to visit 3 onsen in the area where you can chose any out of around 20 onsen ryokans in walking distance. It's very relaxing and peaceful little town and they do great job to keep the nice... More 

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Ispra, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

very nice region where it is very relaxing, pleasant and peaceful. We were there during the peak fall foliage and it is wonderfull to walk around and see the mapple leaf. On evening the experience of the onsens will be more delightful.

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This should be on every Kyushu itinerary. The little town is magical and a great place to come an relax, especially after a lot of travel. I came in August and was worried it'd be too hot for Onsen, but it felt a lot cooler in Kurokawa than all the other places I had been. It's tucked away in a... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were staying at Takefue and decided to pay this charming little town a visit. It was raining that day, and slightly chilly, and the atmosphere was absolutely magical. The wooden houses were charming, there is a lovely patisserie, pottery shops, cafes and nice souvenir shops dotted along the quaint streets, and it was lovely listening to the rushing sound... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Having never experienced Onsen before, a Japanese friend recommended we go to Kurokawa, a favourite of hers and her Mothers. It is simply wonderful. We arrived by bus from Aso station and were immediately entranced. There are baths along the river, in the woods, in caves and overlooking the mountains. The majority are within walking distance and there is a... More 

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Address: Address: Manganji Kurokawa Sakuradori, Aso-gun, Minamioguni-machi 869-2402, Kumamoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 967-44-0076
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Kumamoto Prefecture  >  Aso-gun  >  Minamioguni-machi

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