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Water pouring into a outdoor cooling pool in Kasatsu Onsen

Kusatsu Onsen

Kusatsu Onsen is one of Japan's most famous hot spring resorts. Located in Gunma Prefecture, north-west of Tokyo, it attracts onsen lovers all year round. 


Kusatsu Onsen

Nestled in the picturesque mountains of Gunma Prefecture, Kusatsu Onsen is a rare gem among Japan's spas. One of Japan's most famous spas, it attracts hot-spring enthusiasts all year round.

Nozawa onsen


This village in the Japanese Alps, renowned for its ski area, has above all good onsen maintained by the locals, which is part of the appeal!

Kanaguya Onsen, la source chaude qui inspira les décors du Voyage de Chihiro

Kanaguya Onsen

Nestled in the heart of Shibu Onsen Village in Nagano Prefecture, Kanaguya Onsen is a lovely 250-year-old ryokan .

Hot Spring Maguse, located in a park near Nagano in the Japanese Alps.

Maguse Onsen

A popular establishment in the Nagano region, where  people are used to letting themselves go and admiring the neighboring slopes from the large pool surrounded by cypress trees.

An outdoor bath (rotemburo) of Osawayama Onsen in the Japanese Alps.

Osawayama Onsen

A family ryokan lost in the Northern Alps, between Nagano and Niigata. You can bask in the heat of the outdoor baths (rotemburo) and contemplate the snow-capped mountains...

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Ikaho Onsen

Ikaho Onsen, near Takasaki in Gunma Prefecture, is a popular onsen resort town with its waters popular with women with fertility problems.