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Hottarakashi Onsen

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Address: 1669-18 Yatsubo, Yamanashi 405-0036 , Yamanashi Prefecture
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Mt. Fuji-view Hot Springs

Top of the mountain location gives a great panoramic view. We went into the smaller area, right side. Changing area and washing area are covered. The onsen baths are in the open... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 August 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This place had a lovely great view of mount fugi and also of kofu. If you have tattoos then don't be afraid to come here as this is the only place I would say is that they don't mind. I think the thing that really bothers me is the place is sooooo old! There was no conditioner to wash your... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Top of the mountain location gives a great panoramic view. We went into the smaller area, right side. Changing area and washing area are covered. The onsen baths are in the open. Pick up a Vietnam-hat, and check bath temperature (only labeled in Japanese), one is quite hot! Going Down the path on the left leads to a third bigger... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We had a little trouble finding an onsen that would allow my partner to bathe due to his tattoos. This place was perfect! We got there by car and it was well worth the trip. The onsen was clean and quiet with an amazing view. Spent a little time after just relaxing and taking in the view with a beer.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

"Hottarakashi onsen "is a nice hot spring. It takes 15 minutes from Yamanashi-shi station by car. You can see the beautiful view of Mt.Fuji and Kofe basin taking a bath because it is located in near the top of the mountain.The night view is better!! Most rare point of Hottarakashi onsen is opening before dawn!So, a lot of people visit... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014

You can go to here to use Chuo Line and taxi. There are two big bath in here,and You can see Mount Fuji. I want you to eat buckwheat noodles. This price make you hot and happy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

You can reach Hottarakashi Onsen (Yen700) from Yamanashishi JR Station by either taxi (Yen2,150) or bus (Yen100, 1030/1340/1645hrs <> 1040/1350/1500hrs) getting off at the Fujiya Fruit Park Hotel terminus. From here follow the road uphill, past the go kart circuit; it is a 30min walk uphill to Hottarakashi. You will be rewarded with a delightful onsen in rustic surroundings and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

I heard tons about this onsen, so it was the first one I went to. It does indeed have a gorgeous view, but it was also very crowded. Maybe because it was a Saturday during festival season when it was just starting to get cold out. I also marked it down one point because the facilities were not as clean... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2011

One of the most memorable onsen experiences ever, once in the rotenburo (outside hot spring bath). Imagine Mt Fuji appearing in front of you as the sun rises, while immersed in a therapeutic hot spring at dawn. We stayed at the Chisun Inn Kofu Isawa and left a little after 5:30 am. Only a 10-15 minutes drive up the mountain,... More 

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