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Onsen Fields!

It was quite a sight to see the onsen fields. It looks just like rice fields on the hillside but... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lilian F
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Rated No. 1 hot springs in Japan

Kusatsu Onsen is a wonderful place to visit any time of the year. We have been to Kusatsu and... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Atascadero, California
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3-9 Kusatsu, Kusatsu-machi, Agatsuma-gun 377-1711, Gunma Prefecture
+81 279-88-3722
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was quite a sight to see the onsen fields. It looks just like rice fields on the hillside but only flowing with hot water. It is a real tourist spot. There is even a tourist bus that will take you around the city. There...More

1  Thank Lilian F
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Kusatsu Onsen is a wonderful place to visit any time of the year. We have been to Kusatsu and Agatsuma-Gun many times and so many things to do there beside enjoying the world famous hot spring baths. Hiking, Golfing, Fishing, Ski/Snowboarding(winter) and we have recently...More

Thank wthinc
Reviewed 3 May 2018

On the face of it, Kusatsu Onsen town seems a very ordinary place When visited in the spring after the snows have gone. However first appearances can be deceiving. Kusatsu is the home of large number of onsen driven by the volcanically heated waters that...More

2  Thank MC_Baz
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place. Best to go in winter when everything is surrounded in snow and you get to soak in outdoor onsen. I loves soaking in 48 degree water when the outside temperature was -5. Its a traditional Japanese onsen which means clothes are not allowed....More

Thank WorldWanderer186
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I went to Japan with a winter-themed itinerary and I initially planned my day in Kusatsu Onsen to be in Nagano for the snow monkeys but I saw this onsen town's photos and thought maybe I should try a more "japanese experience" than visiting monkeys...More

2  Thank Justine A
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Was here this morning. Just like the rest of Japan, this place also has its unique food culture. It is very enjoyable walking around little town. There are so many eye inviting desserts. Wish we could spend more time to chill out here here and...More

Thank passiontravellet
Reviewed 22 January 2018

It is a beautiful place and there is a foot-onsen for you to soak your feet in for relax after a long journey to come here. The foot-onsen is free. There are also lots of souvenir shops all around with lots of yummy snacks and...More

2  Thank Nitsajit D
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Kusatsu Hot Spring, Gunma Prefecture This place is heaven! I’m told it is the ski and onsen get-away place for people in Tokyo. It’s very beautiful but very cold at -11 deg today. Heavy snow started to fall yesterday afternoon! Perfect place for onsen! If...More

4  Thank ChrizLim
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

There are many eateries around the Yubatake area. You can smell the whole town covered with sulphur. The best time to hang around is night time. The steam from hot spring , in combination of rock color due to sulphuric, and the stream of water...More

1  Thank GintamaZ
Reviewed 20 December 2017

No 1 onsen in Japan,There are a lot of hot springs in the village, they are free of charge for everyone,The village is surrounded by full of nature. and very beautiful .but very smell from hot sring

2  Thank XiaoQ86
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Response from 一銘 津 |
Hello I hope your so skin condition will be better by Touji. Usually onsen is for curing or healing body purpose so no body will not be allowed to soak onsen. What I am a little bit concern is the Kusatsu onsen Ph is very... More
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