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Ko no Yu

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Furthest but the oldest

No 7 on the onsen map and the furthest from Kinosaki Onsen Station . The oldest of the seven One... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
Western Australia, Australia
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Nice outdoor pool

The furthest of the onsens in Kinosaki, I loved how it wasn't overcrowded (I could be wrong as I... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2017
Seremban, Malaysia
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

No 7 on the onsen map and the furthest from Kinosaki Onsen Station . The oldest of the seven One indoor pool and one outdoor pool which has manicured tree . The temperature is just nice I guess 42 C and very comfortable for us...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2017

The furthest of the onsens in Kinosaki, I loved how it wasn't overcrowded (I could be wrong as I came here early in the morning). Standard indoor pool but it's outdoor pool is nice as you're right next to nature.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Kou no yu located at the end of kinosaki onsen and far away from all other onsen If you doesn't have much time i prefer to skip this one because there was only indoor onsen available and you have to walk too long way to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank hoonameya
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Ko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2016

Dear Hoon M, Thank you very much for your feedback. We appreciate your view which makes us understand that you are more interested in outdoor onsen. Kou-no-yu actually has one. Set in a quiet location, it is the best place for visitors who wish to...More

Reviewed October 5, 2016

That’s what the onsen brochure said. This onsen is the one end of town, across from Osenji Temple and the Kinosaki ropeway. It is about a 15-min walk from the train station. A very nice onsen with a nice outside bath (RO-TEN-BURO). You get a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank DYA717
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Ko no Yu, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2016

Dear DYA717, Thank you very much for your comment. As you said, the water here is said to bring happiness, especially in your marriage and longevity. There is a legend that an oriental white stork healed its wounds in the waters of Kono-yu about 1,400...More

Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I used the outdoor pool. It's non peak hour at about 12.50pm. Not over crowded at all. Peaceful and calm.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank AdelineSingapore
Reviewed February 18, 2016

It is somewhat older than the other baths and there were only two grannies when I went, which meant I had the outdoor bath ALL TO MYSELF! It was awesome. The other 2 baths to which I went before were crowded and noisy. Perhaps due...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Larissa C
Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

This was our second favourite onsen in Kinosaki after Satonoyu...it has lovely outdoor baths with views of the mountainside behind Kinosaki. A little harder to get to than the other baths as it's at the end of town away from the station, but worth the...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank lordbuttongrass
Reviewed April 25, 2014

You should consider this onsen if you are going to the Ropeway. This makes a very good side trip after the hike up the peak. This one is the furthest away from the train station. It is not as glamor as the other onsens as...More

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Gracie-Oreo
Reviewed July 8, 2012

Ko no Yu (鴻の湯) is the furthest public onsen from Kinosaki station, and nearest to the ropeway entrance. Its exterior is very charming with 2 Japanese stork statues, and there's a mini garden for photo-taking enthusiasts. This onsen is said to bless its visitors with...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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