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Nikko Yumoto Onsen

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Address: Yumoto, Nikko 321-1662, Tochigi Prefecture
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Good starting point for a trip

Take the bus from Nikko to Yumoto Onsen and start a trip along the Yuno lake. It is a town with nice onsens.

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Daniel N
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Take the bus from Nikko to Yumoto Onsen and start a trip along the Yuno lake. It is a town with nice onsens.

Thank Daniel N
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65 reviews
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Reviewed 8 December 2015

My husband I and spend two nights in Okku-Nikko after spending several days in Nikko to visit Toshogu. We traveled there in early December hoping to avoid the crowds that Nikko is renowned for. Yumoto onsen which is the hotsprings that feeds the various ryokans in the area is wonderful, the water is slightly milky and sulfuric in fragrance .... More 

3 Thank okoshi2002
Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

Nikko Yumoto Onsen (origin of hotsprings) is a unique and tranquil little valley town , flanked on one side by beautiful Lake Yunoko which appears to be very popular with anglers, and on another side by a marsh area with pockets of hot springs literally bubbling up from the ground. We enjoyed walking along the wooden platforms at the marsh... More 

4 Thank juliacP4382FE
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Reviewed 26 April 2015

A deserted village on the bank of the Yunoko lake. Not many people roamed around. We walked around to see, a hot spring shrine, according to the guide book you can stay and take a onsen but was close as many hotels. We walked the footbridge over the pond with hot springs and this was really an enjoyable walk accompanied... More 

1 Thank duhoz
South Korea
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2014

I went there in the holiday season in December. When I arrived after 2 hour bus ride to the top of the mountain (quite bad if you have carsick), it appeared as a ghost town. Literally no one is on the streets and all buildings and hotels are closed for the season. I had to walk alone in this scary... More 

6 Thank Rosemary120
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688 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2014

Yumoto is just up the road a bit from the great shrine in Nikko. If you make the (rather easy) trek to Nikko, take a day or two to make the slightly less easy drive - or better still bus ride - up the hill to the Nikko Yumoto Onsen. (The bus, by the by, is very inexpensive and easy... More 

5 Thank hfulghum
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Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

If you have extra time on your time, definitely come for an onsen experience here. it is quite far from the Tobu-Nikko Station, therefore taking the bus would be thebest idea .It is because the drive could be very very steep especially during winter. It's a winter dream with ot spring, the scenery is fantastic

4 Thank Rabiatul Adawiy... A
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 24 July 2012

By far the highlight of the trip. Sacred Bridge was stunning; temples were very nice, and the people were very friendly. Best weather aswell!

2 Thank Peter M
Johor Bahru
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Reviewed 2 March 2012

Visited Yumoto Onsen on February, so it was very cold. The town is too quiet. Although many resorts and onsen building around, most of the onsen are closed. Not sure if I went there on the wrong season but after walking around the street and searching for a few onsen, I noticed that mostly are closed down. Finally find one... More 

1 Thank Kookaaq
Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed 25 October 2010

Taking the bus all the way from Nikko station to Yumoto onsen will save you time, but you're missing all the fun. Make time to get off the bus at Ryuzu Falls and walk yourself thru the Senjogahara Path. Wonderful sceneray! It's so beautiful that the 2.5 hr walk will fell like 30 min. The path is a easy walk,... More 

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