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Street of Kinosaki Onsen

Kinosakicho Yushima, Toyooka 669-6101, Hyogo Prefecture
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This is the main reason to come...

.... we loved wandering the streets and seeing all the wonderful old structures that have been... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
wing6rider-Australia
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Australia
Step back in time

This was such a lively Street to explore. The building have an old world charm and the side streets... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
EHFWarwick
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Warwick
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Kinosakicho Yushima, Toyooka 669-6101, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

.... we loved wandering the streets and seeing all the wonderful old structures that have been mostly kept in a way that reflects the traditional theme. I have posted a couple of striking photos to provide a sense of what is on offer! YMMVMore

1  Thank wing6rider-Australia
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear wing6rider-Australia, Our apologies for the late reply. Thank you very much for giving us your kind message about Kinosaki Onsen. The town’s concept is to consider it as “one large ryokan (Japanese inn)”where the station is the entrance; the streets are the hallways; the...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This was such a lively Street to explore. The building have an old world charm and the side streets are host to a number of small local bars and restaurants. There is an amazing array of shops, restaurants and cafes along the street as well...More

Thank EHFWarwick
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear EHFWarwick, Our apologies for the late reply. Thank you very much for your kind message about Kinosaki Onsen. We are glad to know that Kinosaki Onsen brought you back in time to the beautiful old days of Japan. To tell you more about leather...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

It took us around 40 minutes to walk from Nishimuraya Honkan to Kinosaki Station. Along the winding narrow street, there are many specialty stores worthwhile to visit. We've tried local beer, snack as well as ice cream. Also we bought local souvenirs including saki. It's...More

Thank 翊 李
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear翊 李, Our apologies for the late reply. Thank you very much for your comment. We are glad to know that you tried some of the town’s delicacies. If traditional Japanese dishes is what you are looking for, Kinosaki Onsen offers the best winter food,...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

The entire town is extremely charming for its ideal size, the laid back small village atmosphere, the food and of course the 7 onsens. The food in the eateries we ate at were all really good. We ate at Mikuni specializing in Tajima beef, Masuya...More

1  Thank jonathangohyongsing
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear jonathangohyongsing, Our apologies for the late reply. Thank you very much for extending your journey in Kyoto to Kinosaki Onsen and staying here for two nights. We are glad to know you enjoyed many charms of the town including food, ryokan, onsen, yukata, geta,...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Kinosakionsen's claim to fame is its 7 onsens (hotspring spas). Most ryokans give you an onsen pass so you can soak in any of the spas you choose around the small town any time of day and lend you a yukata (cotton kimono), a tanzen...More

1  Thank joelle d
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear joelle d, Our apologies for the late reply. Thank you very much for giving us your kind comment about Kinosaki Onsen. We are surprised to learn that you are familiar with onsen manners! We hope Kinosaki Onsen took you back in time to the...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

The entrancing beauty of this natural hot springs town is only enhanced with the architecture that makes up the aesthetics of the town. Many amazing opportunities to take pictures of various angles along this street and only a short distance away from the mountain and...More

Thank Emad S
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Emad S, Our apologies for the late reply. Thank you very much for your kind message about Kinosaki Onsen. We are glad to know you found this town beautiful. With a history of 1,300 years, people in Kinosaki have been working together to preserve...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

You can visit the entire town in a day and if you want to see it more quickly you can rent bikes for 500 yen for 2 hours and every additional hour is 200 yen at the information centre beside the train station...in 2 hours...More

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Dear FibreFil, Thank you very for your comment. Kinosaki Onsen is famous for its seven public hot springs, with a history of 1,300 years. If you have time to explore the area surrounding Kinosaki Onsen, cycling to the Kei Beach (approx. 15 min) or to...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The street is beautiful and the food was delicious too. We ate the most amazing crab there. The highlight of Kinosaki is the many onsen that you can visit. Unfortunately I had a reaction to the water, so I could only visit one. I think...More

Thank Bauabu
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Dear Bauabu, Thank you very much for your comment. We are sorry to hear you had a reaction to the water. The water of Kinosaki Onsen includes sodium, calcium, and chloride. The water quality is hypotonic, neutral, and high temperature. It is thought to be...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived on the day Kinosaki saw the most snowfall of the season (we were told by staff at our hotel), and got to enjoy its main street, with the river, bridges, and onsens covered in a 40cm white blanket. Very nice!More

Thank Irina H
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Dear Irina H, We appreciate your comment. We are very glad to know that you enjoyed your snow experience in Kinosaki Onsen. For sure, that timing was the best snow of the year. Just for a bit of information: There is a ski resort, Kannabe...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

make sure you look at the manholes cover, you will be surprised and you will like to take a picture of it.

Thank Myra T
VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Dear Myra T, Thank you very much for your comment. We are surprised to learn that you noticed this small detail and that it surprised you! We hope you had a good time in the town and look forward to welcoming you again.

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ladancingirl
29 February 2016|
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Response from sessiehiker | Reviewed this property |
The peak times are late-March to early-April, so it may be too late. Any time in Spring should be very pretty there, though. Enjoy.
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