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

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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

SOZORO offers original tours and more.

Our friendly English speaking staff can tell you about popular sightseeing spots and help you sign up for our original tours. Relax in our sitting area, access free Wi-Fi and enjoy a cup of coffee while you wait for the train or bus. There’s also a small gift corner, bicycle rentals and place for currency exchange (select currencies only).

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One Day Pass for Traveling around Kinosaki Onsen
Zentan Bus, a local bus company, offers you the one day pass for all its routes in the city of Toyooka. If you would like to take a half day trip from Kinosaki Onsen by bus, using the pass is cheap and convenient. It costs 500 yen for adults and 250 yen for children. There are some recommended de... Read More