Welcome to Kinosaki Onsen

Michelin 2-starred Onsen Town in Japan

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Exploring the Area

Getting Here

Located in a luscious mountain valley with beautiful beaches to the north. A quick train ride from Kyoto, Kobe, Himeji, Osaka and the coast. Kinosaki Onsen can be accessed by JR express trains.

*Times by express train

3 Hours


2.5 Hours


2.5 Hours


2 Hours

travel from Kyoto Osaka Kobe Himeji
Stay the Night, or Two

Stay the night in one of over 50 traditional Japanese ryokans. Each with its own history, story and charm.
Experience old world charm and hospitality of Japan that is still alive today in Kinosaki.

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Kinosaki Onsen at night

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Pure White Snow in the Town
Winter is approaching to the town. Snow most likely to fall in Kinosaki in January and February. The best scenery would be at night when the lights of the town shine onto the blanket of snow creating a winter fantasy.   Read More