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Arima Onsen, Kita

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#1 of 1,367 in Baths in Japan
Take a dip in one of Japan’s oldest bathhouses, Arima Onsen, a hot spring resort in a scenic mountain setting. Mentioned in documents for the past millennium, the resort offers two public bathhouses and a number of inns that feature baths for non-staying visitors. Explore the small town, check out the hot springs museum, or sample cookies made with mountain spring water. Have a traditional onsen experience and bathe in two types of hot spring waters: the “gold,” which is rich in salt and iron, and the “silver,” which contains radium and carbonate. Using our custom trip planner, Kobe attractions like Arima Onsen can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Arima Onsen is one of three major hot springs in Japan. This area has various types of springs, springs in a dark brown color called Kin-no-yu, springs in clear color and having an efficient for skin....  more »
  • Went arima onsen for a half day trip. The onsen town is not very big. Tried both gold and silver onsen. There is a toy museum around but did not enter as there is a entrance fee. The salted caramel...  more »
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