RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Gekkoen Yugetsusanso in Arima Onsen (Hyogo)— A traditional wooden Japanese inn that stands three stories tall. Listen to the babbling of the river that flows nearby. The structure has a bridge that crosses over the river. The two types of hot spring waters that can be enjoyed are brown (“gold spring”) or transparent (“silver spring”).
Access: 1 hour by bus from Hankyu Highway Bus Osaka Umeda Terminal (Hankyu Sambangai) to Arima Onsen
Private Onsens (For couples, families, tattoo wearers)
Rooms with open-air hot spring baths available
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Chloride spring, Radioactive spring
Tourist spots nearby
Mt. Rokko Tenran Observatory, Akashi Kaikyo Ohashi Bridge, Kobe
Top hot spring resort – Arima
One of Japan’s oldest hot springs, and one of the three most famous hot springs in Japan. The “Nihon Shoki” (a collection of ancient myth) it was recorded to have been discovered by two deities. Many past Emperors of Japan have visited here since some 1,500 years ago. The hot spring combines a plentiful amount of components, and is rare even on the worldwide scale.
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