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Address: 833 Arimacho, Kitaku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 78-904-0680
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Welcoming dip after shopping in Kobe

The Kansai Thru Pass allows access to Arima Onsen, one of the region's premier onsen towns. We went to the Kin no Yu for a short dip rather than shelling out on the admittedly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

There is a normal Onsen I think but I still feel comfortable and related! Maybe I am foreign and walked harder! It's a great experience and good memory this year!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is first onsen that we visited, we had visited the sento when we are in Nara and kyoto Last year. But this experience is of a different quantum. Partly because it's fed by natural hot spring that is "gold" in colour (sulphuric) i presume. But the experience is a truly Japanese experience that we would definitely return for another... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

The Kansai Thru Pass allows access to Arima Onsen, one of the region's premier onsen towns. We went to the Kin no Yu for a short dip rather than shelling out on the admittedly more expensive ryokans and hotels there by staying overnight. Kin no Yu is a short way from the train station (closer than the Gin no Yu)... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We were a bit disappointed, since it's just like a normal Japanese onsen, and a bit on the small side. We didn't see any milk sold there, though. Nice for a short soak. The onsen was very hot, and we couldn't stay in there for too long.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

genuine japanese experience, I was the only foreigner. very helpful staff. Incredibly clean. Don't forget to drink onsen water from the fountain just outside.

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