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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't impressed. I guess this place's popularity is due to its proximity to Osaka and Kobe. There's not much to do. During the day, you would go up the mountain, which has more interesting, touristy stuff. But, at night, even walking around is boring....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul7878
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

One of our most memorable visit during our maiden trip to Osaka. Bought a Taiko-No-You + Hanshin pass without even checking the background & history of this place since my wife wanted to have a good onsen experience. We did a day trip from Osaka,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2019

This is the oldest and most famous hot spring town near Kobe, Japan. It is located in the northern district of Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. The many sightseers of the elegant hot springs have resulted in a concentration of hotels to meet the needs of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
63  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed May 13, 2019

Visiting Arima Onsen village was a fun and different experience from the other cities we saw during our trip to Japan. Arima village is very small, and is famous for the Onsens. There are public onsens, but we stayed at a ryokan hotel with a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 491mettek
Reviewed April 16, 2019

Travel routes are not difficult. You can travel both bus and train, the author travels by bus, which is cheap and of course destination. because i cab watching the atmosphere on the side, it takes only 45 minutes to reach the surrounding atmosphere. There are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

If you have read mangas you will recognize this very nice and typical town of the south of Japan with it’s hot Spring water. You must go beginning of April to see the « Sakura » cherry blossom but be careful the weather is cold don’t forget...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bilu11
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Took the ropeway from Mount Rokko over to Arima Onsen and really enjoyed my visit. It was a real contrast from the bustling city and nice to see a smaller Japanese town. Well worth a visit. We got the bus back to Sannomiya which cost...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank janethejock
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

It’s a small town with the famous gold and silver onsen. There are many public onsens within the ryokan. Can come for a day trip here buses from Osaka, Kobe and the airport too. Not too touristy place just nice to walk around.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Nicoleng23
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

This is a cute town to wander around before or after a spa. But be mindful that in winter the surrounding mountains can make the walk quite cold. There are a number of cafes, shoe and fashion stores all selling expensive items or charging prices...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WendyM884
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Passing through this onsen town en route to Rokko mountain. We had a quick walk round the onsen street. There was a free foot onsen outside the gold onsen. We spent 20min enjoying having our feet in hot water, it was about 10 degree c...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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March 6, 2019|
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Response from swloo_sg | Reviewed this property |
You can do a day trip there. Buy a return bus ticket from Osaka or Kobe. You can also take a train there. You can enjoy the famous onsen bath.
August 12, 2018|
Response from Mabel L | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Taiko No Yu is the 2400 yen for a day pass onsen. I went there as well and enjoyed it! Consider looking online for package deals with Taiko No Yu as well. :)
Hien T
July 18, 2018|
Response from bucketlisttravellers | Reviewed this property |
I’ve seen people do it, but you’re not supposed to and they have signs at the entry forbidding it. If it’s small enough to put a bandaid on it, then I suggest doing that.