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We based ourselves in Kinugawa for our Nikko trip, Thurs-Saturday. It was very quiet.
As much as we appreciate the serenity and the beautiful views, it was too quiet for our liking.
We took a walk around in the afternoon and there was barely anyone...More
We visited Kinugawa-Onsen to check out the fameous Japanese hot-springs and to enjoy the lush green scenery. The nature surrounding the Kinugawa-River is breath taking. Be aware of bears(!). You can also go on different hikes or try a trip in the river. We encountered...More
Most of places in Kinugawa onsen station, are nice hotels. To enjoy onsen, people stay over night in those hotels. Since I already booked to stay in Nikko, I could not enter ti onsen after 18:00 in this area. I did not know if I...More
Just a few train stations from tobu nikko station, this onsen town may be rejuvention spot for locals, esp. Elderly and good for family activities. There are many activities offered to the tourist, such as outdoor onsen, rafting along kinugawa river; best local sweets:-Hachiya baum...More
I only stayed in the town for one hour while waiting for my train back to Tokyo, but this town was so cute that I wish I had more time there. There are maps everywhere to tempt you into trying new things, and you can...More
Easy access from central Tokyo to Nikko, Kinugawa hot spring town, Ryuokyo valley with waterfalls! Take Tobu limited express from Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, Asakusa etc.. and directly take you to Kinugawa onsen station. most of the hotels and ryokan are located in a walking distance from...More
Kinugawa is just a separate stop from Nikko however if you are no going to any of the theme park & you are on a limited schedule then you might just consider to skip this place:-
1. Normal Japanese town without much attractions. However I...More
We bought the two day Kinugawa Theme Park Pass from Tobu railways office in Asakusa.
The train took about two hours to get there, as the city gave way to farmlands and countryside.
We arrived in the town of Kinugawa Onsen at about 9am in...More