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Address: 828 Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
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Private Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains, Gardens and Hot Springs from Osaka
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Loved the Town and Beautiful Scenery

Loved the town and the few shrines we saw. Of course the hot springs are the draw, and they did not disappoint. We enjoyed the local beer, cider, and numerous other treats as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Livermore, California

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the town and the few shrines we saw. Of course the hot springs are the draw, and they did not disappoint. We enjoyed the local beer, cider, and numerous other treats as well as a nice lunch. If you do not want to commit to the full hot springs dip, there is a small stream going through town which... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bus ride to Arima from Shin-Kobe Station is about 40 minutes and might be considered a "schlep;" however, it's totally worth it. The town is quaint and gorgeous, very easy to walk. There are several excellent traditional Japanese restaurants serving Kobe beef. The main attractions: architecture, the bubbling hot springs and these cookie/biscuits made from Arima's waters which are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the public bath house which only cost 6 a person. I have to admit that i was very impressed with how well kept everything was and how clean and organized their system was. Highly recommend unless you want more lrivacy then pay more for another place. This place is full nudity but split to have a female side and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good day trip to get away from Osaka, small town Soh lot of culture and you have to try the two types of onsen, the clear one and the dirty one. You can get a coupon for both, plus a museum.

Thank Angus L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Took the trip from Kobe here in mid January. It sprinkled snow on us in the outdoor baths. Nice, clean facilities and lots of onsens to choose from. Also good food and not too expensive, highly recommend for a day trip, I've heard overnight is really nice too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

With an easy access from Osaka and Kobe by train, by bus (one hour or less) or by car. It makes a very pleasant day trip or weekend trip to experience the mood of strolling around a hot-spring (onsen) town. Even though being on a hilly slope Arima Onsen is easily explored on foot. There are a couple or more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Enjoy the hot spring and calm life in this little hot spring town. There are many small shops and restaurants in town as well. Many hotel establishments. Life is very relaxed and everyone in the town live a very lay back life. There are a few temples to look around in the town. Not much else to do other than... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

If you happen to be in Kobe and you have already tried the beed just go to Arima Onsen. Its a good place to relax and disconnect from the big city. Also public onsen like golden and silver are great and cheap (there's a offer to enter in both for 850 yen) and also the town its very quiet and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Small hot spring town, the economical way is day trip either by bus or train.There are 2 types hot spring ,gold water or silver water.I tried the gold water bath, there are two soaking pools, temperatures 40 cels.and 44 cels.to choose which you like, more people soaked in 40 cels.and came out within 30 mins, staying too long time in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Arima Onsen is located at Kobe Japan. It is a very popular hot spring that both locals and tourists love. As you arrive by train, you see main street with restaurants and shops selling souvenirs and snacks. Getting a bit commercial but it is still lovely. Some hotels or Ryokans might be far from train station. Make pick up arrangement... More 

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