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Address: Okuhidaonsengohirayu, Takayama 506-1433, Gifu Prefecture

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Hirayunomori

Many people stop by at Hirayu Onsen to get a dip into the Onsen pool. I am specifically writing about this specific Onsen which my friends and I (8 of us) had a wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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Melbourne, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The onsen in the 3F of the bus station building is TERRIBLE. The water in the showers was freezing cold! I saw an old woman who didn't even wash before stepping into the onsen baths because the shower was too cold for her to use.The outdoor baths looked dated and dirty and the female changerooms only had 1 working hair... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Many people stop by at Hirayu Onsen to get a dip into the Onsen pool. I am specifically writing about this specific Onsen which my friends and I (8 of us) had a wonderful experience and vouch that we must let the wider public know about this gem in this area. Hirayunomori is a public Onsen where walk-in patrons pay... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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36 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Hirayu onsen is about two third the way to Shinhotaka ropeway. It is best visit when u came back from Shinhotaka en route to Takayama. Its a compulsory bus stop. If u bought the combo ticket of 6690yen, u will have that service coupon for free entry to hotspring bath here together with a meal voucher u can use to... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Stop at Hirayu for a wonderful Onsen experience on the way back from Shinhotaga to Takayama. It was really relaxing after a half day hike. Onsen after a good hike is a must. Love it there

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Bangkok, Thailand
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30 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We love the Hirayu because it's a remote place without crowded. It's surrounded with mountain ranges with snow on top in Spring. The temperature is really good and is lower that any city nearby. If you drive from Takayama to Hirayu, You will enjoy very good snow and mountainous view. There are a few attractions around also and there are... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

We stop at Hirayu Onsen while on the way back from Kamikochi to Takayama, we just want to relax our body after half day walking in the national park, we walked in to one of the onsen and the owner told us the price which is 5000 Yen ! no way... and we just walked up further, and we found... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

DONT go to the bus station onsen... go here - it's only 100m away from the bus station & world famous. Slightly weird experience but great great fun!

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NYC
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

I had all 8 rotenburo baths to myself for an hour before some local japanese woman came. It is a must if you are in the region and want to experience a traditional onse wiht outdoor pools. I would say earlier in the morning is best before people staying at the property check in the early afternoon or before a... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Hirayu Onsen is a nice brief stopover on a day trip to shin hodaka. We stop here after visiting shin hodaka for the sole purpose of the onsen at Hirayuno-mori which is just 5 mins walk from the bus station. With our pass, we got a discount and paid Y400 instead of the normal rate of Y500. They dont provide... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

It is just a small outdoor onsen with limited mountain view.But they do have everything u need like towel, toiletries and hair dryer.Winter seems like low season, today I was lucky to enjoy alone.

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Address: Address: Okuhidaonsengohirayu, Takayama 506-1433, Gifu Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Gifu Prefecture  >  Takayama

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