Hot spring

We would introduce what hot spring is, today.(In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

An onsen is a term for hot springs in the Japanese languages, though the term is often used to describe the bathing facilities and inns around the hot springs. Onsen were traditionally used as public bathing places and today play a central role in directing Japanese domestic tourism.

Onsen is not just for bathing facilities. It has various effect.

For example, it is effective for injuries, gout, stiff shoulder, low back pain and so on. The effectiveness is different from one to another, so please check it before visiting.

If you have not decided which ones you would go, we recommend you to visit “Kinosaki Onsen”. There are many reasons for recommendation.


We could enjoy a variety of hot springs. All you need to do is to buy one-day ticket. It is 1,200yen and you could enjoy 7 hot springs all day.


There are some entertainment facilities around the spring. One example is “Kinosaki Marine World”. It is aquarium and takes 15 minutes to go by bus from the nearest station. Also, a lot of souvenir shops around there. So, some of the tourists walk along the shops and enjoy shopping.


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