Welcome to Kinosaki Onsen

Michelin 2-starred Onsen Town in Japan

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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


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2 Hours

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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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Let`s Go to the Beach!
It`s officially swimming season at Takeno beach, so don`t forget your swimsuit! The beautiful Takeno beach is located just a ten minute train journey away from Kinosaki Onsen. If you`d like to relax on the white sands and take a dip in the crystal clear waters, now is the time!  There are a... Read More