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Address: 9328 Toyosato, Shimotakai-gun, Nozawaonsen-mura 389-2502 , Nagano Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 269-85-3155

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Perfect onsen experience

This beautiful bath house is very intimate and simple. The ladies from the village were welcoming and concerned that the water might be too hot for me, but it was just fine, They... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2016
Scruffy A
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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72 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

This beautiful bath house is very intimate and simple. The ladies from the village were welcoming and concerned that the water might be too hot for me, but it was just fine, They helped me out when I was unsure where to wash before soaking inside the basin. It was a great experience. Would love to come back.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

After trying another onsen by myself I took our girls (aged 5 and 8) to Oyu because of the beautiful architecture and very high ceilings (which let some fresh air into the room). We only tried the first pool (as the second looked too hot) and we returned on the cold water tap to "cool" it somewhat. Both our girls... More 

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South Moravian Region, Czech Republic
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

This place is for somebody who loves hot showers, but still be careful, you can burn yourself in hotter pool.

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Noosa heads qld
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

HOT!!!! This is one of the hottest onsen in Nozawa. Very pretty and a must visit right in town. TIP: sit next to the cold water tap!

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Helsinki, Finland
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50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

This is the most authentic onsen in the village. Hot water and water containing sulfur, soften your skin.

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Thank Macharza
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Fantastically atmospheric old Onsen. A must visit. If only to experience what a lobster feels after being thrown in the pot. Worth doing once. Then heading elsewhere for a more relaxed experience.

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

I thought I would try this as I was staying almost next door, but actually really enjoyed it and came back every night. Great way to really warm up after the snow. Be careful of the second pool, though, it is really hot, I only saw one person get fully in and even he didn't exactly look relaxed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Decided to brave this village onsen of natural spring water. Please be sure to read up on onsen etiquette before you go. I believe this onsen is the coolest of all the others but it was scolding and hotter than the one in my lodge which is damned hot! Best advice is to immerse yourself in the corner with the... More 

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Sydney
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146 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

You can't come to an Onsen town and not Onsen, this is the biggest and on the Main Street but Nozawa has plenty, very relaxing and soothing on those muscles after a hard day skiing!

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