Kinosaki Onsen (Hyogo Prefecture) is a traditional hot spring town located on the Sea of Japan side of central Honshu. It takes about 2.5 hours by JR limited express train from Kyoto Station. At Kinosaki Onsen, you can experience various hot springs while walking around the city. In spring, cherry blossoms are wonderful. In summer, you can enjoy fireworks and Toro Nagashi (floating lanterns). And in winter, you can appreciate the crab caught in the Sea of Japan. Please refer to the following article for details.
Japanese Onsen especially recommended for foreign tourists
Because Japan is a country with so many volcanoes, groundwater is heated by the magma of the volcano, Onsen (Hot springs) springs out here and there. Currently, it is said that there are more than 3000 spa areas in Japan. Among them, there are many places popular among foreign tourists. On ...
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Map of Kinosaki Onsen
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