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Address: 828 Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
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Nice short travel get away from the city

A small quaint city an hour plus away from Osaka city. Onsen all around and relaxing feel after all the hectic tour we did in Kyoto and Osaka. Nice wrap up of the vacation we did.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2016
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

A small quaint city an hour plus away from Osaka city. Onsen all around and relaxing feel after all the hectic tour we did in Kyoto and Osaka. Nice wrap up of the vacation we did.

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Thank Ogijebby
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Arima Onsen is very old and famous, but now the whole town looks tired. Nothing much is exciting. Onsen is ordinary and both dinner and breakfast are so so.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

If you are a lover of Onsen (hot springs), you should go to Arima. It is easily accessible by train from the center of Kobe. There are two public baths: Kinnoyu (golden spring) and Ginnoyu (silver spring). The former contains iron and appears to be yellow, while the latter contains radium. Besides, there are many hotels that welcome guests who... More 

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Thank Kimitaka S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The hot springs were very nice and hot, especially the "golden" baths, however we were a bit let down by the size of the onsen we went to, however even though it is quite small it is very nice and worth the visit

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Key West, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Ariana Onsen is Foreigner friendly. For those wishing to experience te real Japan, take a visit here. After bathing, you can enjoy the onsite restaurant. The kids will love the KARAGE ( friend chicken ) There are separate gender sides. You can steam yourself in the Sauna or have Perfumed air permeate your pores in the Sweat box. Then cool... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I took a day trip here from our base in Nishinomiya. There are more expensive hotels with their own hot springs which accept day visitors, but I went to the public baths. The public baths are a fantastic experience (there are two of them in the town -- with different mineral contents, "gold" and "silver" -- I liked the "gold"... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is how old style live in Japan was and a view old Restaurants with real authentic food are left. The Onsen is real Hot spring Water and and not as very often with Minreals added.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay very much! We visited the onsen in our hotel after checking in and at around 7pm. There was no one there. Restaurants & shops in town close too early!

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Aroma Onsen is a good location for a day trip. The old temple with a couple of hot springs in its undulating surrounding makes it interesting. However, there were not enough attractions besides the run of the mill shops.

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