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Arima Onsen, Kobe

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Take a dip in one of Japan’s oldest bathhouses, Arima Onsen, a hot spring resort in a scenic mountain setting. Mentioned in documents for the past millennium, the resort offers two public bathhouses and a number of inns that feature baths for non-staying visitors. Explore the small town, check out the hot springs museum, or sample cookies made with mountain spring water. Have a traditional onsen experience and bathe in two types of hot spring waters: the “gold,” which is rich in salt and iron, and the “silver,” which contains radium and carbonate. Put Arima Onsen at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kobe vacation trip planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    With the already thousands of reviews, it's a must. Had to take several trains to get there from Kobe. Then we were met by their free bus from the station that took us to the door. You leave your shoe...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Of no wind day & LU will use the shuttle bus of each slope slowly stopped only in the food, the hot springs, which was refreshing because the weak physique
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  • August 12, 2017
    A fantastic Japanese onsen area. I've tried about 6 of the onsens and they were all very relaxing. Love walking the streets and going to the shops and restaurants. The cable car ride is a great way to...  more »

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