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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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  • loved arima. its a small village with small streets. very quaint, good for a day trip or 1 night stay. lots of information available about this town so its easy to go around.  more »
  • 車で行きました。駐車場は1時間300円です。有馬温泉の中は結構道も狭かったです。Uターンするのも場所をさがさないといけなかったです。すぐ近くに神戸電鉄の有馬温泉駅があるので電車でもいいかも。どちらでも、神戸や大阪から行きやすいところだと思います。 有馬温泉は金泉といって、赤褐色色のお湯と、ラジウムが成分の透明な色の銀泉の2種類のお湯で有名です。ホテルに泊まるのもいいけど、日帰りで温泉を楽しむことも...  more »
  • Arima located on the north side of "Mount Rokko", Kobe is on the South side, is one of the oldest Spa villages in Japan. Even in ancient times Samurai came to Arima to cure their battle injuries.  more »