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Hot Springs
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Currently, there are more than 3,000 hot spring resorts in Japan.No matter where you go in Japan, you can find hot springs. Sotoyu outdoor baths, also known as rotenburo, are highly popular.
While bathing in a roten-buro you can enjoy the beautiful nature, the seasons and the weather all at the same time.
The following hot springs are well‐known places.A public bathhouse exists much at a Japanese hot spring village, and it's possible to visit a public bathhouse and the day trip bathing is also possible.

Kusatsu Hot Springs (Kusatsu Onsen)


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One of Japan's three top hot springs Kusatsu Onsen boasts the largest natural water flow of all hot springs in Japan. More than 32,300 liters of spring water gush out every minute ? the equivalent of some 230,000 barrels per day!
It is thanks to this incredible volume of water that the inns and spa facilities in Kusatsu enjoy free flowing spring water. What you should be surprised at more is the Onsen quality! In acidity eminent Japan pH level Nantes 2.1 (Yubatake Spring source). Disinfection such as various germs is outstanding.Kusatsu Onsen has long been a favorite place for people to come and relax, recuperate, and refresh body and soul.(Japan's three most famous hot springs: Gero Onsen, Arima Onsen, Kusatsu Onsen) Situated in the heart of the hot spring precinct, Yubatake is the symbol of Kusatsu Onsen.With 4000 liters of hot water gushing out of the spring every minute, the air is constantly filled with rising steam. Around Yubatake, the paved streets, stone fences, and benches shaped like Mt. Shirane form a park around which you can enjoy a stroll after your bath.

Yufuin Hot Springs (Yufuin Onsen)


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The hot spring amount of discharge is 38,600 liters per every minute large and is the amount of the 3rd place of whole country.
852 of this exists in the number of the source, and it's the 2nd place of whole country following Beppu hot springs .
The surrounding riverside, between woods and hilltop which came off from cheerful streets are dotted with each accommodations.
For hot water to spring in the area with the rich and wide volume of hot water, there was little need a Japanese-style hotel piles up on one point. Therefore one site is also wide relatively, and the make of the town is comfortable. Moreover the landscape of the town leaves the country-like vestige without high-rise huge Japanese-style hotel and hotel by development restriction. Further, there are no entertainment areas where a neon signature flashes.

Gero Hot Springs (Gero Onsen)


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Gero Hot Springs are famous springs in the world called "one in Japan three famous springs" as well as Arima Hot Springs in Hyogo Prefecture and Kusatsu hot spring in Gunma Prefecture. The simple hot spring by which that place is a high temperature, 6,000 liters per every minute gushes. It has a fountain pond where it can also be said a symbol in Gero Hot Springs (outdoor hot spring bath) in a riverbed, and there are no dressing rooms, and the open taste which is also fenceless becomes popular. It's possible to enjoy hot spring bathing in each Japanese-style hotel by a visit to hot spring resorts draft.

Beppu Hot Springs (Beppu Onsen)


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Hot springs in Beppu consists of eight hot spring villages called a common name "Beppu eight hot waters (BEPPUHATTOU)".
(The hot spring village called Beppu , Kannawa , Kankaiji, Myoban, Kamegawa, Shibaseki, Hotta,Hamawaki) The place where it's different in the feature of the hot spring village respectively and is in the town and the hot springs villages in the nature are various, there is how to enjoy oneself. The bathing method is also various. (The biggest open-air muddy hot springs, the humid hot springs in Kannawa hot springs, sand bath in the coast). The biggest feature of the Beppu hot springs are abundance of the resources.
The Beppu hot springs are biggest in the world by the amount of discharge of the hot spring where a person can take a bath.
(100,000 liters per minute). The number of sources are the first place of whole country, and there are also about 2,600 (about 9 % in the whole country). The hot springs of 10 kinds of hot-spring quality except for the radioactivity spring are springing here (There are 11 kinds of hot-spring quality in all over the world.) There are about 400 points of hot spring facilities where day trip bathing is possible at the inside in a large indoor bath in a public bathhouse, a hotel and a Japanese-style hotel, and there are also 154 public bathhouses.

Arima Hot Springs (Arima Onsen)


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One of Japan's three top hot springs Kusatsu Onsen boasts the largest natural water flow of all hot springs in Japan. More than 32,300 liters of spring water gush out every minute ? the equivalent of some 230,000 barrels per day!
What you should be surprised at more is the Onsen quality! In acidity eminent Japan pH level Nantes 2.1 (Yubatake Spring source). Disinfection such as various germs is outstanding. Kusatsu Onsen has long been a favorite place for people to come and relax, recuperate, and refresh body and soul.
(Japan's three most famous hot springs: Gero Onsen, Arima Onsen, Kusatsu Onsen)

Noboribetsu Hot Springs (Noboribetsu Onsen)


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Noboribetsu hot springs are the hot spring village which has formed in a formed huge caldera area by an active volcano. It takes pride in the volume of hot water of 10,000 tons a day and is the very rare location with the various spring kind in 1 hot spring village in Japan. This thing can also visit a hot spring with various effect over the night. This is one of charm in a hot spring. It's circled by rich nature in Hokkaido, and there are a lot of good hot-spring hotels. The source is excited from everywhere in Noboribetsu hot springs village, but the much is gush from Jigokudani (the Hell Valley). Jigokudani is the site of explosion crater made of large-scale eruption about 10,000 years before. A mountain still also keeps coming into action as an active volcano now, a hot spring as much as 3000 liters per minute, It keeps gushing. There are many gush mouths and fumaroles in Jigokudani, and the smell of the sulfur and heat* are steamy. Indeed that's the landscape of the hell. There are "demons" who exist in the hell in everywhere in Noboribetsu-onsen.