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Address: 828 Arimacho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
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$288.00*
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Private Day Trip to the Kobe Mountains, Gardens and Hot Springs from Osaka
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Alette N

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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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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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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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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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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