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Address: 828 Arimacho, Kitaku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture

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Great Water a little tight

The bath part of the hot springs are all in door. They have a free foot soak outside. The only spring open when I visited Nov 2014 was the iron water based spring. The water... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2014
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Danbury, Connecticut
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Pune, India
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I visited there in June, 2011. After climbing Mount Rokko (六甲山), it was very much relaxing to go to this hot spring(温泉). Charges are also OK. They have not only the onsen but sauna and other facilites are also available. If you feel its very hot during your bath, you can have a cold drink available in vending machines there.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Went with my 2 boys, aged 8 and 13. Separate areas for guys and girls. There is an interim pool without minerals that we soaked in and got used to the temperature first. Then graduated to the 2 mineral pools. The 2 pools were around 41-43 degree celsius, muddy colour due to the iron minerals. If you bring towels from... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The bath part of the hot springs are all in door. They have a free foot soak outside. The only spring open when I visited Nov 2014 was the iron water based spring. The water was good and felt great on the skin. The facilities are a little small. It was really packed inside. I loved the water, but not... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Arima onsen is a nice city break from Osaka. The town is not so big easy to walk. There are many local interesting shop. Too bad that I didn't have time to try their public bath. But I did try the onsen at hotel. The gold water is really interesting. So surprise that the temperature is not as hot as... More 

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Jakarta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A great day trip to escape the hustle and bustle of Kobe or Osaka. Easily accessible by train or bus from both Kobe and Osaka. It is one of the oldest in the country and very popular with locals. Hotels seem to get expensive during weekends. There are free foot bath, as well as several paid onsen, which are said... More 

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Autin Texas USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

One of my best onsen ever . Been with a friend by car recently about 30 mn from Kobe sannomiya . The ansen it's self is located in a small village on a mountain side . Very popular tourists attraction . It costs about 600 yen to enter . Clean and well organized inside although it kept its authenticity of... More 

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Oslo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We chose the long way to get there with cable car and gondol. It took some time but was definitely worth it. The city is cute with many nice shops. We hade been recommended to go to the Taikou no Yu. It cost 2470 yen. There were many baths both indoor and outdoor (well separated for men and women). It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Such a beautiful place. We stayed at a ryokan there for one night. One of the highlights of our trip to Japan.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I went to Arima for the sole purpose of taking a quick dip in an Onsen to restore my energy. I looked up the public Onsen's online and headed out with my two towels. I live in Japan and have been to a variety of different Onsens. They can be pretty intimidating if you're not familiar with the whole "process".... More 

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Uncasville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The onsen was one of my favorite parts of my trip to Japan. It was so relaxing and so different from America. You had to wash in a bath house before going into the springs and each spring had different minerals in the water and everything smelled so nice. I wish I could go to something like this again!

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