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Yubatake

Kusatsu, Kusatsu-machi, Agatsuma-gun 377-1711, Gunma Prefecture
+81 77-552-3040
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Very beautiful and quaint.

Visited Kusatsu in the middle of our Japan trip. We had already did a lot of walking before we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sak05
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Rowland Heights, California
Kusatsu Yubatake

I have been here 3 times in the past and still find the sulfphuric smells of the onsen too much but... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
eTaka
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Tokyo, Japan
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Kusatsu is recognized along with Gero and Arima as one of Japan's three most famous hot spring resorts. The Yubatake (Hot Water field) is a central meeting and sightseeing spots in Kusatsu Onsen. This is the source water field for the bubbling Onsen water supplied throughout Kusatsu village. An abundant quality of hot water with a strong acidity of pH2.1, gives the water strong anti-bacterial powers with superior therapeutic and spiritual qualities, and has attracted many people for hundreds of years. The Yubatake (hot water field) is the symbol of Kusatsu Hot Spring. Located in the center of the spa resort, Yubatake is the source of hot springs that gush some 4,000 liters of hot water per minute amid clouds of rising steam. This so-called "hot water field" is surrounded by a promenade made of ceramic roof tiles and there is even a bench in the shape of Mt. Shirane, a nearby volcano. Here, visitors can stroll after taking a bath and relax while enjoying the unusual and very warming atmosphere of this unrivaled resort.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kusatsu, Kusatsu-machi, Agatsuma-gun 377-1711, Gunma Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Kusatsu in the middle of our Japan trip. We had already did a lot of walking before we arrived and was so happy to see the hot foot baths. Ahhhhh……...

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KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for visited to Kusatsu Onsen And I am so glad that you put it in foot bath! Did you have a good rest at Kusatsu Onsen? I hope so! Hope to you come again soon:)

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

I have been here 3 times in the past and still find the sulfphuric smells of the onsen too much but after a while, one gets to momentarily forget about it and enjoy the other sights and sounds of this out of the way traditional...More

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KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for visited to Kusatsu Onsen And Thank you for your wonderful comment! We are so glad to you spend a good time to Yubatake. Hope to you come again soon!

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

It's impressive to see hot water fall. This is a must place to go when you visit Kusatsu. Very beautiful.

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KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thanks for visited to Kusatsu Onsen And Thank you for your wonderful comment!! We are so glad to you spend a good time to Kusatsu-onsen. Hope to you come again soon!

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

The shots form this place going around the internet convinced me to visit Kusatsu Onsen and I'm glad I did. I owe my visit to this place for that

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KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks for visited to Kusatsu Onsen and Yubatake. Hope to you come again sooooon!

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

It provides us a view on how the extremely hot water is being 'harvested' for us to have great onsens bath. Very real and very impressive, with the sulfuric smell permeating the air.

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KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thanks for visited to Kusatsu Onsen And Thank you for your wonderful comment!! We are so glad to you spend a good time to Yubatake Hope to you come again sooooon!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We visited Yubatake late in the evening. It was very interesting to see the sulphuric hot water flowing, which is the symbol of Kusatsu and the source of the nearby hotel’s onsen water. Really pretty in dark when the multicolored lights come on. Around this...More

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KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write about Yubatake and light up. I hope to you have a wonderfl and fun time to Kusatsu onsen. We looking forward to welcoming you again so soon and you should stay here for a few days:)

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Kusatsu's heart and soul is centered around Yubatake, and it's such an interesting place to watch the super hot sulphur-smelling waters flow down from the active Mt Shirane. Viewing at night is great as the steam from the cooler evening and if you have rain...More

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KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about Yubatake. I hope to you have a wonderfl and fun time to Kusatsu onsen. We looking forward to welcoming you again so soon!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Walked from our hotel to Yubatake (Hot Spring Field). It's a nice place to visit and besides seeing the Yubatake and smelling the sulphuric waters and seeing the steam rising from the hot waters, can visit the many shops surrounding the Yubatake, visit the buddhist...More

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KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks for visited to Kusatsu Onsen. We are so glad to you spend a good time to Yubatake:) Hope to you come again sooooon!

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

It was really interesting to see the onsen farm in the city center! It's even better and feels mysterious at night with all the lighting!

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KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Thank you for your posting. We are glad to read you enjoyed Yubatake. I was interested you described Yubatake as onsen farm! Because the word "Yubatake" means onsen field in Japanese! We looking forward to welcoming you again.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

literally the only thing you can do in Kusatsu but its amazing. Im never seen anything like this... free flowing onsen organized in channels. must see

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KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about Kusatsu onsen here. We are so happy you enjoyed Yubatake and the flowing of onsen! We appreciate you very much and hope we can serve you again soon!

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vlvl1
18 November 2017|
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Response from KusatsuonsenKK | Property representative |
it's about 4 or 5 ours. You can take bus from Shinjuku or Shibuya, or train from Tokyo or Ueno. Yes, you shoud back to Tokyo. December is very cold. Sometimes it is snowing. Have a wonderful tirp! :)
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Response from Kristine H | Reviewed this property |
If you want to stay over night, its better to make a hotel reservation. But just for a day trip, the town is open at all time free of charge, as well as parks.
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