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Address: 292-2 Ikenojiri, Arima-cho, Kita-ku, Kobe 651-1401, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 78-904-2291

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Good for english speakers and realy nice

This onsen is really nice and friendly. It has English subtitles everywhere. The springs are clean and there is great variety of pools. You just pay entry money and that allows... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This onsen is really nice and friendly. It has English subtitles everywhere. The springs are clean and there is great variety of pools. You just pay entry money and that allows you to stay as long you want. Their kitchen is also delicious. My favorite spa around Kobe.

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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I try to visit as much as Onsen when I go to Japan and this was one of the biggest. It has several outdoor and indoor pools. The day before I have been to the place, hearing that I was planning to Taiko no Yu the owner of a ramen restaurant in Arima gave me a voucher for Taiko no... More 

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Ube, Japan
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130 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Bit more expensive than most places but this place really gives you a taste of saunas, gold spas, silver spas, inside and outside spas and everything in between. Good food hall. Great fun.

Thank tes108
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Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely, More 

Singapore, Singapore
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89 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Taiko no Yu is probably the most popular amongst visitors to Arima Onsen, it is certainly the largest in the town, with clean facilities and updated. The entry fee is ¥2,400 per person, you pay at the counter and they will issue you with your choice of yukata. You also get your locker key which is in the form of... More 

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Ashmore, Australia
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I'm staying in Osaka so I caught the bus from Umeda - 1 hour. My return bus ticket included entry (optional) to Taiko no Yu Onsen. It cost ¥3,770 which was a good price. If you visit the Information Centre in Arima Onsen town, you can get a discount voucher book and can use it here if you choose. This... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Made a day trip to Arima Onsen town and this onsen came recommended by the tourism office in Arima (which they were extremely helpful in providing us the information we needed). This onsen was big and spacious, had both indoors and outdoors baths and different special pools to dip in. It was an extremely relaxing experience (much needed relaxation after... More 

1 Thank Trevor S
Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Took the chance to go out to Kobe from Osaka to the above. It was a wonderful outing experience. Arima is a small town located in Kobe and the air is fresh. The experience at Taiko was wonderful. Because it is a paid experience, you do not get the experience of the free public baths. Things were clean, organized and... More 

2 Thank Jasonpeanuts
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

From Pretty much anywhere in Kansai this is an easy and well worthwhile day trip. A huge selection of baths and different types of hot stone saunas. Combining the Onsen with a hike up Mt. Rokko or Rokko Gaden is a must (However, the latter requires finishing at Okamoto Station to catch a bus or train to Arima - unless... More 

1 Thank John P
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46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Came here because of a Arima Onsen Taiko No Yu package with kansai360°. Simply love their beautiful open air bath. A very relaxing and clean place. Mostly frequented by the locals . They have a huge sofa areas for patrons to relax after soaking in the hot baths. They do offer different massages and for food, you can dine in... More 

3 Thank Caroline Alexan... J
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758 reviews
413 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Taiko no Yu is a leisure facility, which is composed of hotel, restaurants and bath. Even if you do not stay the hotel, you can just use their thermal bath. The entrance is a little bit expensive, but it is really worth its price. You can enjoy two different Onsen waters in one place, and in addition there is free... More 

1 Thank Kimitaka S

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