Onsen: A Guide To The Onsens In Japan

Onsens are hot springs where you can bathe in hot water, it is an incredibly relaxing experience. Japan has thousands of onsens all over the country. There are indoor and outdoor baths, and they are often indicated on a map with this symbol ♨, or in Japanese with "ゆ” or ”湯”.

Onsen: A Guide To The Onsens In Japan

Another Area You Need to Add to Your Bucket List: The Blue Pond in Hokkaido

"Aoiike"(青い池), which means the blue pond is a stunning area to visit while you're in Hokkaido! The area isn't so touristy yet, which makes you feel like you've discovered a secret paradise. It is outside of Shirogane Onsen, so be sure to check this place out while you're in the area!

Lili Wanderlust
Lili Wanderlust

Jindaiji Temple And Its Surroundings: You'll Feel Like You've Been Thrown Back To The Edo Era!

Jindaiji temple, located in Chofu city (part of the Tokyo metropolitan area) is a popular tourist destination for many reasons. First, there is the beautiful temple and its surrounding edo-style townscape with tons of soba shops! Then there are the huge Jindai Botanical Gardens right next to it. And to top that off, you can even enjoy going to an onsen near the temple's premises!

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tabikamome

Have You Ever Been to Snow Monkey Park in Nagano?

Is this a dream or what! Onsen and monkeys! What else can you possible ask for! In Nagano, you can take a trek in Snow Monkey Park, and you will be surrounded by onsens and monkeys. I think this should be on your bucket list if it isn't already!

Lili Wanderlust
Lili Wanderlust

How About A Relaxing Stroll In A Traditional Japanese Town In The Yufuin Onsen Resort in Kyushu?

Yufuin Onsen is a beautiful onsen resort in Kyushu that has a lot of nice cafes, boutiques and art museums. So it's a nice area to take a stroll in after relaxing in the onsen. You'll be so happy that you visited!

Lili Wanderlust
Lili Wanderlust

Yunokawa Onsen in Hokkaido For A Healing Experience!

Hokkaido is a beautiful travel destination as much for its breathtaking scenery as for the delicious local cuisine. When in Hokkaido, you should definitely make the detour to one of the best onsen areas of the region. It'll be unforgettable! We suggest where to go, what to visit and where to stay.

Lili Wanderlust
Lili Wanderlust

Mountains & Hot Springs - Find Real Japanese Charm & Beautiful Food In Nozawa Onsen

Nozawa Onsen is a small village in the Northern part of Nagano prefecture, Japan. If you've ever been to Japan in the winter or planning a trip here you might have come across the name, but for most it's been a pretty well-kept secret for decades! Come an enjoy traditional Japanese charm, mountain culture, and the healing hot springs in Nozawa Onsen!

Jonathan
Jonathan

5 Places To Eat Amazing Seafood & Enjoy An Onsen In Atami City, Izu Penisula

Ready for fresh seafood and a relaxing onsen? Get down to Atami! The small city lies at the northeastern base of the Izu Peninsula, less than an hour west of Tokyo by shinkansen. Due to its close proximity to Tokyo it's very popular with tourists on weekends and international visitors alike! Check out these 5 smashing places for a hot onsen and delicious seafood!

Jonathan
Jonathan

Wakura Onsen Area: A Region that has been beloved for its Onsen for over a Millenium!

Japan is known as an island country with many hot springs called onsens. Wakura is one of the country's best places to enjoy a great onsen experience! In Wakura, the region has preserved its traditions such as its unique Noto dialect, its traditional lacquerware, and its salt-making by the traditional method.

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CafeHopper