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Kusatsu Onsen

3-9 Kusatsu, Agatsuma-gun, Kusatsu-machi 377-1711, Gunma Prefecture
+81 279-88-0800
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Really a special onsen area

Having visited many onsen in Japan, this one provided a very different feeling, not only because of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Peter C
Beautiful Escape

Visiting Kusatsu Onsen is an experience perfectly suited for relieving stress and escaping the... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2017
Petra T
Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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Mar 28, 2017
“Beautiful Escape”
Feb 13, 2017
“Very strong onsen”
3-9 Kusatsu, Agatsuma-gun, Kusatsu-machi 377-1711, Gunma Prefecture
+81 279-88-0800
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Reviewed yesterday

Having visited many onsen in Japan, this one provided a very different feeling, not only because of the significant amount of spring water gushing out right in the middle of the onsen street, but also the amount of ryokan around. Certainly busy because of its...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Visiting Kusatsu Onsen is an experience perfectly suited for relieving stress and escaping the hectic hustle and bustle of city life. The atmosphere is welcoming and the people very helpful. My husband and I had no trouble navigating the town with limited Japanese and enjoyed...More

Thank Petra T
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Kusatsu onsen is very famous and indeed very strong, compared to others I've been in Japan. Be careful not to let it get into your eyes as it may hurt a bit! The best is to get into onsen after skiing

Thank Sophia M
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

At Kusatsu you can find several public onsens both indoor and outdoor. You have to pay few hundreds yens to enjoy the hot bath and also pay extra for towel. Unlike onsens in the hotels, some public onsens do not have shower, people only go...More

Thank Beau K
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Cutest japanese public bath city that is surrounded by little mountains. It is like being in another world. You will walk the city (that is just 3 miles in radius) in your getta and yukata during the day. At night, find a a corner ,smell...More

2  Thank sandra n
Reviewed November 3, 2016

The smell of sulphur is everywhere in this little town but you get used to it after a while. The main square is at Yubatake, which is surrounded by some interesting shops and a couple of onsen hotels. It's within walking distance to the bus...More

1  Thank Lotuspocus
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely time walking around Kusatsu. There are plenty of restaurants, shops and cafes to wander in and out of. It was really cool to see the source of the hot springs and dip our feet in the foot hot water bath beside...More

2  Thank ksinwonderland
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

The town was great with the central area dominated by the flowing hot water. Great for photo opportunities. Great park just on the edge of town and no shortage of places to eat. Do avoid the local zoo though it's just a very sad smelly...More

1  Thank Terry B
Reviewed December 16, 2015

Yubatake is spectacular. There's free foot bath which's great for winter. The Yubatake area surrounded by many shops and restaurants.

Thank Thansara
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Nice place with smoking hot spring water oozing out from the source. Should go when in Kusatsu. There are lots of shops nearby too.

Thank Calvinta
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