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Arima Onsen, Kobe

4.2
#1 of 1,452 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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  • Very relaxing Onsen after a long walk the staff are very friendly and if you don’t bring a towel it cost ¥500 for large towel and ¥200 for a small towel. The Onsen is tattoo friendly and it can be...  more »
  • Just half an hour by bus from kobe, tickets costing 700 yen, its a worthwhile visit to this small and quaint spa town. Just pick any ryokan in this area and stay for 1 or 2 nights and you will be...  more »
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