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Nice onsen town.

The Kusatsu onsen is the small town in Gunma prefecture. It is not so far from Tokyo by Shinkansen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nonthaburi Province, Thailand
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Wonderful new experience

I came to Kusatsu onsen with a friend who lives in Gunma, which was a couple of hours drive from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Kusatsu-machi, Agatsuma-gun 377-1711, Gunma Prefecture
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 10, 2015

My wife and I decided to make a trip to Kusatsu Onsen during our trip to Tokyo as we saw that it was rated as the number 1 onsen in Japan for more than 10 years in a row. To get to Kusatsu Onsen, we...More

17  Thank teebs2593
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Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

It seems that most people that like kusatsu most probably have arthritis. We could not visit the volcano cause there was no bus line due to fear of eruption. Also the city didn't seem it had anything to offer other than ryokans with spas.

2  Thank biribilis
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Kusatsu onsen is the small town in Gunma prefecture. It is not so far from Tokyo by Shinkansen and can use the Tokyo wide area pass. Nice and cosy town. Awesome.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Kusatsu onsen with a friend who lives in Gunma, which was a couple of hours drive from Takasaki station. The drive was scenic and although it was a chilly day, soaking in the hot springs outside was a wonderful experience. It is...More

Thank srisnh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was quite a sight to see the onsen fields. It looks just like rice fields on the hillside but only flowing with hot water. It is a real tourist spot. There is even a tourist bus that will take you around the city. There...More

1  Thank lilianf838
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Kusatsu Onsen is a wonderful place to visit any time of the year. We have been to Kusatsu and Agatsuma-Gun many times and so many things to do there beside enjoying the world famous hot spring baths. Hiking, Golfing, Fishing, Ski/Snowboarding(winter) and we have recently...More

Thank wthinc
Reviewed May 2, 2018

On the face of it, Kusatsu Onsen town seems a very ordinary place When visited in the spring after the snows have gone. However first appearances can be deceiving. Kusatsu is the home of large number of onsen driven by the volcanically heated waters that...More

3  Thank MC_Baz
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place. Best to go in winter when everything is surrounded in snow and you get to soak in outdoor onsen. I loves soaking in 48 degree water when the outside temperature was -5. Its a traditional Japanese onsen which means clothes are not allowed....More

Thank WorldWanderer186
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

I went to Japan with a winter-themed itinerary and I initially planned my day in Kusatsu Onsen to be in Nagano for the snow monkeys but I saw this onsen town's photos and thought maybe I should try a more "japanese experience" than visiting monkeys...More

2  Thank justinea207
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Was here this morning. Just like the rest of Japan, this place also has its unique food culture. It is very enjoyable walking around little town. There are so many eye inviting desserts. Wish we could spend more time to chill out here here and...More

Thank passiontravellet
Reviewed January 21, 2018

It is a beautiful place and there is a foot-onsen for you to soak your feet in for relax after a long journey to come here. The foot-onsen is free. There are also lots of souvenir shops all around with lots of yummy snacks and...More

2  Thank nitsajitd
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Kusatsu Hot Spring, Gunma Prefecture This place is heaven! I’m told it is the ski and onsen get-away place for people in Tokyo. It’s very beautiful but very cold at -11 deg today. Heavy snow started to fall yesterday afternoon! Perfect place for onsen! If...More

4  Thank ChrizLim
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Response from 一銘 津 |
Hello I hope your so skin condition will be better by Touji. Usually onsen is for curing or healing body purpose so no body will not be allowed to soak onsen. What I am a little bit concern is the Kusatsu onsen Ph is very... More
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