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Arima Onsen

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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“hot springs” (23 reviews)
“onsen town” (14 reviews)
“small town” (11 reviews)
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Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arima Onsen is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, in Japan. It is near Osaka (about 1 and a half hours by train) and Kobe (about 30min). The place is tranquil and picturesque, and the town has quite a number of hot spring...More

1  Thank Celebr8_8
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Aroma Onsen using Public Buses from Kobe. You can also get Buses from Namba and Osaka.Stations they take about 1 to 1.5 hours. For the Express Bus from Sannomiya Station you will need a reservation.Tickets are available at the Bus Ticket Counter in...More

1  Thank Lynne L
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you love hot spring bath ..must visit. The town is on the hillside so it involves walking up and downhill with narrow street. There are a few small shrine and temple around town. There is a free foot hot spring to try if you...More

2  Thank 685chin
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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Had one incredible opportunity to see this mind blowing spot in the mountain side behind Kobe. Everyone who enjoyes hot springs and a very tradional japanese atmosphere shall take a daytour to Arima Onsen!

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

We had an incredible time in Arima. We stayed at one of the traditional hotels and enjoyed an incredible experience not to mention the food. The town itself is gorgeous with mineral water available to try right from the ground. It was simply stunning in...More

1  Thank Barbara T
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

This onsen town is one of the oldest onsen towns in Japan. It's a pretty little village surrounded by mountains. We spent the day here hopping between a few different onsens. There are heaps of Ryokans in the where you can stay for the night,...More

4  Thank JonHSydney
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

A visit to Arima Onsen is part of our tour package from Yokoso/Club Tourism (1 day Kobe Port Cruise Buffet Lunch, Arima Onsen Town, Kobe-Sanda Premium Outlets). We were given 1.20 hrs to stroll around in the area. Really nothing to see in here, just...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful hotels that offer onsens with different mineral water for health care.Lots walks up hill to get to town.Good for Onsen lovers!Most enjoyable!

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Some rank it as the third best onsen town in Japan . Located only 30 minutes by JR Express Bus from Sannomiya Kobe. The quaint onsen town is well known for its 2 types of spring water . Kinsen ( gold ) is brown in...More

1  Thank Happy258
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Onsens are good quality And it’s close from the city center But unfortunately the accommodations and the foods are disappointing to the price we pay Just go to take a onsen and eat at Kobe downtown Not worth staying there

1  Thank としのり 神
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aleka K
June 18, 2018|
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Response from JonHSydney | Reviewed this property |
Bring a small towel (hand towel sized). No swimwear. No clothing is allowed. The bigger places provide robes to wear in comminal areas. Read up on onsen ettiquette before you go. Some 100 yen coins are handy for paying for... More
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Lizzy R
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Response from JonHSydney | Reviewed this property |
I saw a few people with tattoos in various onsen around Japan. There are signs up forbidding tattoos, but I didn't see anyone being kicked out for it. That being said, I only saw two western looking women in onsen in the 20... More
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