Kusatsu-onsen is one of the most famous hot springs in Japan. The amount of hot water discharge are more than 32,300L per every single minute! The “Yubata” located center of this Kusatsu-onsen area.

The tempereture of the hot water that well up from ground is hotter than 60 degrees and people need to adjust them to take a bath.
You can see very traditional way to cool down the temperature by stir. We called it “Yumomi” and you can see what those look like for the picture below. “Yubata” is same mechanism of “Yumomi”. Good hot spring waters can enjoy hotels and public bathhouse around this area.

Night viewing of illuminated “Yubata” is also popular. Every one can enjoy walk this area with wearling “Yukata”, Japanese style of pajamas.

You can experience this “Yumomi” show in the Netsu-no-yu near the “Yubata”. If you do this “Yumomi”, will gets special award certificate and towel!

There are many Japanese traditional styles in Kusatsu-onsen. If you likes hot springs and Japanese styles should go there! Have a nice bath!

written by kyonn on 2010-08-08 #places #trip #landmark #bath #location #hot-springs #lc-a #travel-destination #kusatsu-onsen #yumomi #yubata #japanese-traditinal-style #onsen #personal-story


  1. plasticpopsicle
    plasticpopsicle ·

    Very interesting! Makes me want to go to Japan and try these hot springs!

  2. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    me too!

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