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Sainokawara Park

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Address: Sainokawara, Agatsuma-gun, Kusatsu-machi 377-1700, Gunma Prefecture
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+81 279-88-6167

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Nice park in Kusatsu

Sainokawara Park is a 10-minute leisure stroll from the town centre. There are many shops along the way. The famous open air onsen, Sainokawara Rotenburo, is located at the end of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 November 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sainokawara Park is the highlight of the town where you can get the best view of the town’s geothermic activity. The 15 minute walk from the town center is through a narrow street lined with shops and restaurants. The outdoor onsen of the same name is probably the largest onsen pool in a natural setting that I have been in.... More 

Thank thelonious22
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The park has a great view in winter. The hot spring streams through out the park. It's about 15 mins walk from Yubatake. There is a large public open air bath house in the middle of the park. There are also small hot springs where visitors can soak their feet.

Thank Erwin E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is a BIG onsen. The water comes out at one end and cools down as it reaches the other end, so you can choose the temperature you most like and stay there. Another amazing fact is that in the men's section, people who walk along the side path can actually stop and enjoy the view of what the men's... More 

Thank Deja C
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We were lucky enough to visit the onsen in the park first thing in the morning after waking up to a fresh blanket of snow. I was the only woman at the facility and I had the giant outdoor pool to myself for a full 45 minutes of glorious silence and peace and tranquility, with cool snowflakes falling and absolutely... More 

Thank Leslie S
Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This park features man-made pools collecting the hot springs water as it flows out of the ground and down the hillside. It's great fun to wander among the pools and watch how the water flows. During our December visit, the amount of steam generated by the contrasting temperature of the water and the air gave the place an eerie feel,... More 

Thank Banda-in-Japan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Sainokawara Park is a 10-minute leisure stroll from the town centre. There are many shops along the way. The famous open air onsen, Sainokawara Rotenburo, is located at the end of the park. The autumn foliage is very beautiful there, with different shades of red, orange, yellow, magenta brown and green. It's definitely worth a visit while in Kusatsu.

Thank cittabella
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The weather made it very conducive for a walk to this park where you can visit and view and Autumn Foliage - we were a little too early but managed to catch a glimpse. The walk was a refreshing one and in the middle of the park, there is a foot batch and you can soak your feet in there.... More 

Thank ChiaJoyce
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place is a dream to walk around at night, with the lanterns scattered here and there, a small dimly lit shrine in the middle and the sounds of running water and steam coming up from the hot water running through the park. Truly a unique experience. During the day it is still quite impressive, but I would recommend definitely... More 

Thank hylianloach
los angeles, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A short walk from Yubatake, this is a nice park where one can take a short hike up the hill, enjoy the sight, a small shrine and a small visitor center. But the main attraction is of course the openair bath. We bought a 3 bath package which include Gozan and otake bath, which saves you a few hundred yens.... More 

Thank RRla
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This is such a beautiful area with all the hotspring water running through the forest next to the walking path. It was raining and we loved it.

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