Kusatsu Onsen In Gunma, One Of The Most Famous Onsen Regions In Japan!
Gunma is an onsen lover's dream come true! Gunma is famous in Japan for being a beautiful onsen region. You definitely need to stop by at least once! We suggest where to go, what to visit and where to stay.
Kusatsu Onsen 草津温泉
Since this region is located in the mountains, it is also famous for skiing in winter, and for hiking during the other seasons.
What can possibly be more relaxing than entering a hot bath after a long day of skiing!
The region has an onsen resort, which is pretty much an onsen lover's dream come true!
Since the Edo period, they use the traditional way of cooling the water. In fact, you can watch performances held daily, where people are singing and dancing as a form of ritual.
-From Tokyo station: The journey takes around 3 hours and is around 6,000 yen for a one-way trip. You can either take the Joetsu Shinkansen or the Hokuriku-Shinkansen and then switch to the Agatsuma Line and then hop on a bus from Naganohara-Kusatsugushi station.
-From Shinjuku station: You can either take the Chuo line to Tokyo station or the Yamanote line to Ueno station. Then the journey is the same as the one mentioned above.
There are many JR buses you can take to Kusatsu. The journey takes approximately 4 hours and costs about 3,300 yen.
The wooden conduits are used to cool down the water.
The Yumomi Performance is the traditional way to cool down water and can be seen every day!
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- I love traveling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.