RYOKANS providing rooms with private open-air baths
Book Osakaya in Kusatsu Onsen (Gunma) — A historical and prestigious hot spring ryokan graced with the tranquil ambiance of pure Japanese design.
Access: around 2h 30 min by JR Limited Express from Ueno Station to Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi Station, then 25 min by bus to Kusatsu Onsen
Spring quality/qualities (Please refer to this page for the health merits)
Acid spring, Sulfate spring, Chloride spring
Ryokans with traditional Japanese architecture
Ryokan with a 150 year history. It was built using a traditional architecture format that integrates the geometrical patterns of white walls and black columns. Some areas have been renovated to add modern elements.
Top hot spring resort – Kusatsu
An acidic bath. It has been known as a popular bath from days of old, and is one of the three most famous hot springs in Japan. With an output that is the largest in Japan amongst naturally occurring hot springs, this hot spring boasts a potent disinfectant power. This acidic bath has been known as a popular bath from days of old, and displays incredible potency in hot spring therapy effects. The water is good for neuralgia, fatigue, skin problems, etc.
Tourist spots nearby
Kusatsu Onsen, Yubatake, Mount Shirane (Yugama), Karuizawa
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