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Fufu no yu

Open Now: 12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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Great onsen

Great onsen with a lovely outdoor bath as well! It was quiet when we went, thoroughly enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Johannesburg, South Africa
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You can never get enough onsens

Fufu no yu is great, it's in an easy location to reach in Arashiyama - perfect after a day of... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
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  • Average16%
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  • Terrible8%
5 days ago
“Great onsen”
3 Jan 2018
“You can never get enough onsens”
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1 Kamikawaracho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 616-0001, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
+81 75-863-1126
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great onsen with a lovely outdoor bath as well! It was quiet when we went, thoroughly enjoyed it here! Bath towels can be purchased at 200 yen for a big one. Be sure to cover tattoos if you have any as they do not allow...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Demi2303
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

It is our first onsen. Surprising easy going. With minor help from staffs, we completed the purchasing process. You rent towels before going in. Nice water and sauna.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chung-Pei
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We visited in winter and it was really comfortable soaking in the onsen and a good relief from the cold. The onsen itself is very clean and the atmosphere is very relaxing. When we visited, there were not many others so it was nice to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank vickyng2810
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Fufu no yu is great, it's in an easy location to reach in Arashiyama - perfect after a day of siteseeing or just to rest your mind.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank hiart
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

If you are tired from walking around Arashiyama this is a perfect place to relax. It is a large facility, so the atmosphere improves when it's crowded. I have been alone in off season and it felt a bit lonely LOL. The outdoor bath is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful experience to try onsen at this place. After walking around the bamboo forest and togetsukyoi bridge i went to fufu no yu onsen. Only 2-3 minutes walking from the bridge. The facilities are great - got 4 different types of baths and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Syafiq I
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Separated by gender. Staff is helpful to set you up. Everything is clean and welcoming. Very convenient: there are shampoos, conditioners, lotions, sterilized combs, hair dryers. Towels for rent. Lockers included in price. Hot and cold pools. Inside and outside ones. The outside pool is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Gdjecemo
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful to relax after a hectic afternoon exploring the area (tourist galore!) Great location - straight off the bridge and not at all as busy as we were worried it would be (the crowds in the town outside were immense!) Very relaxing hot and cold...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Rachel M
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

This modern, but still traditional onsen is in a beautiful setting along the river. We came here rather late in the evening. One does not need to bring anything, all you need can be rented (towels) or is being provided. I particularly enjoyed the sauna...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank oliverst42195
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

After the hot day and 8k walking through wonderful temples, is the best to relax , take some freshness, and start again! Never invested 10€ in a better way Super suggested!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ClaudioPuntiglio
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lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The
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May 12, 2018|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
No. It is a fully separated public onsen. It's a very nice place. I often take visitors there. Couples have enjoyed comparing their experience afterwards. It's a chance for them to try something a bit same and a bit... More
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August 31, 2017|
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Response from hiart | Reviewed this property |
When I was there last, absolutely not.