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Kurokawa Onsen

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Address: Manganji Kurokawa Sakuradori, Aso-gun, Minamioguni-machi 869-2402, Kumamoto Prefecture
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A visit to Japan will usually involve visits to shrines, natural outdoor beauty and great food. And of course a visit to the onsen is also a must to rejuvenate your body and soul... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Yeefatt C
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

A visit to Japan will usually involve visits to shrines, natural outdoor beauty and great food. And of course a visit to the onsen is also a must to rejuvenate your body and soul. My visit to Fukuoka, followed by Takachiho gouge and Kurokawa onsen deserved all the ticks if you are looking for a memorable family holiday which won't... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

We visited Kurokawa Onsen in December. Other then the cold weather, we enjoyed walking around visiting various shops and hot springs. We found a small inn that offered onsen egg for 50 yen and free foot bath, which was great in such a cold day.

1 Thank jfu276
Phuket, Thailand
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Kurokawa Onsen is the best thing for our trip. It is such a nice small village. Kurokawa Onsen is only accessible by bus. There are direct bus from Hakata, Kumamoto, Yufuin and Beppu and other places. Onsen Pass is Awesome!! It allows you to enter 3 different Onsen at 1300 yen. Yamamizuki and Kurokawaso is popular, yet beautiful, be prepare... More 

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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a bore unless you are obsessed with spa hoping. It can be easily completed in less than an hour maybe even 30 mins. I mean how many spa can you really go in? Likely your hotel has a spa waiting for you at the end of a tiring day. So you wouldn't want to waste your precious... More 

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Laval, Pays de la Loire, France
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

I wanted to write Something about the tourist information center in Kurokawa Onsen because many people talk about where they stay but I wanted to add this information... the tourist information center is very helpful, patient...they have a kind of a boutique to sell product...and about the story, I had a problem with my credit card and they booked &... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely area with the river and geothermal activities around. The village itself is small so this can be done in half a day. Stroll and wander along the river and check out all the small shops as well as the ryokans. The main street of the village is small but cars do come up along here. It was pessimon... More 

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Hong Kong
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Came for a day trip and bought a onsen hopping pass to try three different onsens in an afternoon, which could be quite an interesting experience. One should first go to the visitor centre to buy the pass and get a map to select the three hotels. While there are some shops, there is no really that much to see.... More 

1 Thank Apple_HK
Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

If you are planning to have a quiet and peaceful moment, this is the right place. Take your time in a ryokan and took a bath in an onsen..

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

a multitude of onsens. be sure to book a good one for a night. you can also buy an onsen-hopping pass for 1300 yen and try three different onsen.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

You feel the zen as soon as you stop the car engine and open the door. The cicadas are deafening along with the rushing of the river that runs through this quaint little onsen town. Love a town where walking around in your yukata is status quo. I would definitely recommend a stopover here for a nite or two depending... More 

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