Welcome to Kinosaki Onsen

The best hot spring 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


2.5 Hours


2 Hours

travel from Kyoto Osaka Kobe Himeji

Exploring the Area

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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Yukata Rental Service Available
One way to enjoy Kinosaki Onsen is to walk around the seven public baths in yukata. Ryokans (Japanese inns) at Kinosaki normally equip yukata. But for those who don’t stay overnight, there is a yukata rental service at “Iroha” shop. The shop is next to Gosho-no-yu bath house. Th... Read More