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Hirayu Onsen

Okuhidaonsengohirayu, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-1433, Japan
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Ranked #3 of 12 Activities in Takayama
Type: Onsen Resorts
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Bangkok, Thailand
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103 reviews 103 reviews
26 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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105 reviews 105 reviews
20 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 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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94 reviews 94 reviews
23 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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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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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106 reviews 106 reviews
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59 helpful votes 59 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 via mobile

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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