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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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+81 967-44-0076

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Charming hotspring village

We visited Kurokawa Onsen in December. Other then the cold weather, we enjoyed walking around visiting various shops and hot springs. We found a small inn that offered onsen egg... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 18, 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

We visited Kurokawa Onsen in December. Other then the cold weather, we enjoyed walking around visiting various shops and hot springs. We found a small inn that offered onsen egg for 50 yen and free foot bath, which was great in such a cold day.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Kurokawa Onsen is the best thing for our trip. It is such a nice small village. Kurokawa Onsen is only accessible by bus. There are direct bus from Hakata, Kumamoto, Yufuin and Beppu and other places. Onsen Pass is Awesome!! It allows you to enter 3 different Onsen at 1300 yen. Yamamizuki and Kurokawaso is popular, yet beautiful, be prepare... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

This place is a bore unless you are obsessed with spa hoping. It can be easily completed in less than an hour maybe even 30 mins. I mean how many spa can you really go in? Likely your hotel has a spa waiting for you at the end of a tiring day. So you wouldn't want to waste your precious... More 

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Laval, Pays de la Loire, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

I wanted to write Something about the tourist information center in Kurokawa Onsen because many people talk about where they stay but I wanted to add this information... the tourist information center is very helpful, patient...they have a kind of a boutique to sell product...and about the story, I had a problem with my credit card and they booked &... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

A lovely area with the river and geothermal activities around. The village itself is small so this can be done in half a day. Stroll and wander along the river and check out all the small shops as well as the ryokans. The main street of the village is small but cars do come up along here. It was pessimon... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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