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Kuma no Yu

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Hot hot hotspring under maple trees with great view of Rausu

I first went to Kumanoyu in February 1989 and again in September of 2017. It is a wonderful hot... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
John D
Leavenworth, Kansas
Secret hotspring

Kuma no yu is one of the famous secret hot springs in the area. Many locals, no matter residents... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
H. C
Hong Kong
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Kumanoyu is a secret hot spring made in the forest of a riverbank of the Rausu River, managed by local lovers. Because of the good quality and heat of hot water, Kumanoyu is popular among local fishermen as well. ●Hot spring water quality...more
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Yunosawacho, Rausu-cho, Menashi-gun 086-1822, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

I first went to Kumanoyu in February 1989 and again in September of 2017. It is a wonderful hot spring that is taken care of by citizens of Rausu. Admission is free. There is a separate women’s area that is completely enclosed, and another spring...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Kuma no yu is one of the famous secret hot springs in the area. Many locals, no matter residents nearby or tourists, drive to enjoy the hot spring by the river. You can feel the joy of nature around the hot spring. The water may...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We past this onsen by car on our trip through Shiretoko. We went to our hotel to get some towels and went back. There is a section for men and a section for women. You can wash yourself outside the bath and then enter the...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely natural hot spring, very hot. You have to understand Onsen rules before entering the bath. Biggest pool is mixed but was only used by mostly men and one women. There is a little tiny pool for women only beside but without any view on...More

Thank fredelort
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Kumanoyu onsen, is a public hot spring by the road from Shiretoko to Rausu (after Shiretoko pass, closer to Rausu). It is very close to Rausu visitor centre on the other side of the road (west, or uphill from the visitor centre, maybe 500m). There...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2014

If you want to take this bath, DO make sure to understand how to take Japanese bath. It’s not difficult, quite same as Japanese hot spring or Sento , i.e. wash your body, rinse well, after that entering a bath tab without put your towels...More

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