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Kurokawa Onsen

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Address: Manganji Kurokawa Sakuradori, Aso-gun, Minamioguni-machi 869-2402, Kumamoto Prefecture
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A charming place for onsen, onsen and more onsen

Came for a day trip and bought a onsen hopping pass to try three different onsens in an afternoon, which could be quite an interesting experience. One should first go to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Came for a day trip and bought a onsen hopping pass to try three different onsens in an afternoon, which could be quite an interesting experience. One should first go to the visitor centre to buy the pass and get a map to select the three hotels. While there are some shops, there is no really that much to see.... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

If you are planning to have a quiet and peaceful moment, this is the right place. Take your time in a ryokan and took a bath in an onsen..

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Bangkok
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

a multitude of onsens. be sure to book a good one for a night. you can also buy an onsen-hopping pass for 1300 yen and try three different onsen.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

You feel the zen as soon as you stop the car engine and open the door. The cicadas are deafening along with the rushing of the river that runs through this quaint little onsen town. Love a town where walking around in your yukata is status quo. I would definitely recommend a stopover here for a nite or two depending... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at this hotspring town during 6-7 June 16. The town was very quiet probably coz we were there on weekdays. We drove out to the surrounding areas to visit farms and walking trails in the morning and only return to explore the town in the afternoon. It was a little tiring climbing all the stairs... More 

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

When we stayed here it was very quite because of the recent earthquake in Kumamoto. We saw no impact at all. I hope that business is not damaged for too long. This is a very pretty spot with great onsens and a brilliant patisserie.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Last month was not the best time to visit this beautiful and quaint onsen village. They are just recovering from 2 major earthquakes in Kumamoto and some shops are closed because of the disaster. We will be back again thou.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Ryokans joined connected by cobble stone street resembles corridors of an great Inn where individual ryokan resembles guests rooms. Fantastics idea of Onsen hopping ( Nyuto Tegata) is practised in this area. The 1,300 Yen Pass will enable one up to 3 visits to any of the 25 different rotenburo ( outdoor baths) There are caves bath, riverside and mountainside... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Kurokawa Onsen located approx 3 hours from Fukuoka by the Nishitetsu Bus service (Tenjin Station) is a wonderful, peaceful piece of Japan. Far from crowded touristy areas, a river runs peacefully through the town, with old ryokan lining both sides of the river. Each ryokan will have it's own onsen, but the town has a system of "tegata" or wooden... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

A Very lovely onsen town. Unspoiled. The fact that it is not conveniently accessible by public transport from major cities helped to preserved its timeless charm. The 30+ onsen ryokans offer plenty of options for onsen hopping. The Yamamizuki which is up in the hill has a gorgeous out door onsen by the stream is stunning. Own transport is not... More 

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