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Zao Hot Spring, Yamagata

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Thermal Spa Onsen Resort
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  • Zao Onsen's public outdoor bath is great. The volcanic hot springs flow from the mountain and into the pools. The stream running by is hot. The water is strongly acidic, with whitish emerald green col...  more »
  • This place used to be beautiful naturally. Now they have built tunnels in full view in order to hide the men's section . This totally destroy the ambience of the place. Such a pity because the onsen i...  more »
  • Sitting in the mountain and see the beautiful red leaves in Autumn. A good place to chill and relax.  more »
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  • Great ski village, not that much variety on the mountain though. Go to see the snow ghosts.
  • Great little onsen town with good hiking in the spring, summer and autumn and great skiing in the winter
  • July 2013
  • And, it was cold. We went by bus. Cold as you said in the fall, but go on, enjoyed my light aerial tramway was dying (laughs). Tama and Genghis Khan is good. Hot Springs is feeling good and is good. Day is not effective overnight this time not
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  • In one of Japan's leading acidic spring.
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