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Kurokawa Onsen

Manganji Kurokawa Sakuradori, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun 869-2402, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 967-44-0076
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Cute little Japanese town

Kurokawa onsen can be accessed using the highway express bus from hakata (takes 2.5 hrs). When you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emillaja
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Marrickville, Australia
via mobile
Nice compact retro-feel onsen village

Although it is fairly hilly, it is easy to walk from end-to-end and from top-to-bottom because of... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
DYA717
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Honolulu
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“hot springs” (7 reviews)
“the river” (8 reviews)
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Manganji Kurokawa Sakuradori, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun 869-2402, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kurokawa onsen can be accessed using the highway express bus from hakata (takes 2.5 hrs). When you arrive there is a feeling of calmness. Cute little shops to explore. You can purchase an onsen pass which allows you to visit the onsens in the town.

Thank Emillaja
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Although it is fairly hilly, it is easy to walk from end-to-end and from top-to-bottom because of its compactness. They have a 1300-yen onsen hopping pass which allows you to visit 3 onsens outside of your own. The pass is good for 6 months. Kurokawa...More

1  Thank DYA717
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

It's fun to walk around this small resort town and see the traditional-ish buildings and shops. If you come here, you should stay at least one night (and preferably two) at a ryokan.

1  Thank Richard271828
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

A quiet and has a variety of good ryokans. We did a short walk around and look at the shops. Due to its location, the prices at the shop are slightly higher than bigger town but reasonable.

1  Thank Nicholas Y
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

A visit to Japan will usually involve visits to shrines, natural outdoor beauty and great food. And of course a visit to the onsen is also a must to rejuvenate your body and soul. My visit to Fukuoka, followed by Takachiho gouge and Kurokawa onsen...More

1  Thank Yeefatt C
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We visited Kurokawa Onsen in December. Other then the cold weather, we enjoyed walking around visiting various shops and hot springs. We found a small inn that offered onsen egg for 50 yen and free foot bath, which was great in such a cold day.

2  Thank jfu276
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Kurokawa Onsen is the best thing for our trip. It is such a nice small village. Kurokawa Onsen is only accessible by bus. There are direct bus from Hakata, Kumamoto, Yufuin and Beppu and other places. Onsen Pass is Awesome!! It allows you to enter...More

4  Thank TheNayzer
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a bore unless you are obsessed with spa hoping. It can be easily completed in less than an hour maybe even 30 mins. I mean how many spa can you really go in? Likely your hotel has a spa waiting for you...More

1  Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I wanted to write Something about the tourist information center in Kurokawa Onsen because many people talk about where they stay but I wanted to add this information... the tourist information center is very helpful, patient...they have a kind of a boutique to sell product...and...More

1  Thank milane53
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely area with the river and geothermal activities around. The village itself is small so this can be done in half a day. Stroll and wander along the river and check out all the small shops as well as the ryokans. The main street...More

1  Thank Tweetcoz
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zeeoice
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It is easy to get to - however you can only take the train as far as Aso, from them you need to take a bus from Aso station to Kurokawa Look on the web for the Sanko Bus portal site, and the Odan bus line to Kurokawa... More
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gus0128
23 March 2015|
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Hi Gus Check the Odan bus website for the timings, look at the 2nd bus line - Kyushu Odan bus. It is better to get a reservation, but when we tried to reserve online the site was not working so the staff at our ryokan made... More
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