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Yubatake

Kusatsu, Agatsuma-gun, Kusatsu-machi 377-1711, Gunma Prefecture
+81 77-552-3040
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Tourist spot

Didn't expect much from it as it's just a large natural hot spring. However, they made it more... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
risxlene
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Singapore, Singapore
Large hot spring center the town

The impressive large hotspring was located at the center of the town. You can smelt sulfur gas in... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Hwasal
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Kusatsu is recognized along with Gero and Arima as one of Japan's three most famous hot spring resorts. The Yubatake (Hot Water field) is a central meeting and sightseeing spots in Kusatsu Onsen. This is the source water field for the bubbling Onsen water supplied throughout Kusatsu village. An abundant quality of hot water with a strong acidity of pH2.1, gives the water strong anti-bacterial powers with superior therapeutic and spiritual qualities, and has attracted many people for hundreds of years. The Yubatake (hot water field) is the symbol of Kusatsu Hot Spring. Located in the center of the spa resort, Yubatake is the source of hot springs that gush some 4,000 liters of hot water per minute amid clouds of rising steam. This so-called "hot water field" is surrounded by a promenade made of ceramic roof tiles and there is even a bench in the shape of Mt. Shirane, a nearby volcano. Here, visitors can stroll after taking a bath and relax while enjoying the unusual and very warming atmosphere of this unrivaled resort.
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25 Apr 2017
“Tourist spot”
6 Apr 2017
“Large hot spring center the town”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kusatsu, Agatsuma-gun, Kusatsu-machi 377-1711, Gunma Prefecture
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+81 77-552-3040
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Didn't expect much from it as it's just a large natural hot spring. However, they made it more accessible by placing walkways and bridges over it for unique view points. Best viewed on a sunny day. Beware of the smell if the wind changes directions....More

Thank risxlene
KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us your comment. We are glad that you enjoyed walkways and bridges around Yubatake, a characteristic sight, and the traditional atmosphere. We very much look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The impressive large hotspring was located at the center of the town. You can smelt sulfur gas in this area. Around yubatake, there are many variety shop such as art and food. Your can spent all one day at this town.

Thank Hwasal
KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about Yubatake. I'm so glad to you like KUsatsu-Onsen and Yubatake. I hope to you will back here so soon! Thank you again!

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This charming little onsen town is only two hours away from Tokyo. Though it's quite commercial, the onsen culture has been kept and attracts millions of people each year. Walking around the down center's commercial steers, you could find arts and crafts from local and...More

1  Thank Kristine H
KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about Yubatake and Thank you for explaining about Kusatsu. Your writing is full of love for Kusatsu-Onsen. I do love it! I'm look looking forward to you come again here! Thank you again.

Reviewed 22 March 2017

I gave Yubatake a 5-star review as it is a place with a special atmosphere that is unique and unpretentious. There's not actually much to do here other then wander round, take photos and soak in the atmosphere. And it's definitely worth visiting during both...More

Thank AndrewShuttleworth
KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about Yubatake and give a 5-star review! I'm glad you enjoyed the special atmosphere of Yubatake, wondering with Yukata and Geta, puplic hot spring, and so on. The lighting illumination of Yubatake was renewed in last December....More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Immediately upon arriving, Yubatake (the central source of the sulphrous hot spring water) sets it apart from any other onsen town. Yubatake is an attraction on its own with the hot water being distributed to town through the wooden containers.

Thank thelonious22
KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about Yubatake! I'm glad you enjoyed the characteristical atmosphere of Yubatake. Please come back and visit us again some time.

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Great natural spring in the city centre. Strong smell of sulphur. Surrounded by good restaurants and shops.

Thank Arnaudyoyogi
KusatsuonsenKK, 広報担当マネージャー at Yubatake, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about Yubatake. We hope that you enjoyed Onsen! Please come back and visit us again some time.

Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a lovely "central square" of the tiny town of kusatsu. The hot water flows through the town here and is channeled into different viaducts for the various resorts around town. It is unique and cool to see but doesn't take more than 15...More

1  Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Hmm, when we looked at the images on the Google Image or website, it looks so splendour and superb. But it is not as big as I thought it would be and definitely not as many waters. There are some like shown in my images...More

Thank carnellin
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Kusatsu's yubatake (hot water field) sits in the center of this hot springs down. Hot water from various sources around the town is channeled here to flow down wooden sluices, causing it to cool to a manageable temperature and also collecting minerals which are gathered...More

Thank Banda-in-Japan
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Seeing the abundant flow of onset water and the steam, one will get to know why this town is so famous for the onsen.

Thank Apple_HK
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Maventy
may i know how to go there? im going early march but cant seem to find on google on how to go there from tokyo, its so confusing.. thanks so much for all the answer, appreciate it! :)
4 February 2017|
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Response from RRla | Reviewed this property |
There is no direct way to get there if you don't drive. See below extract from Japan Guide website. By train and bus via Naganohara Trains travel as far as Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi Station, from where there are JR buses to... More
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petkana
How to get there from Ueno,Tokyo?
1 August 2016|
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Response from dor66 | Reviewed this property |
Take train to Takasaki, change train to Naganohara Kusatsuguchi, then bus to Kusatsu
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