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A beautiful street

This place is amazing and to walk the whole street in winter is the most peaceful experience. We... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Gan_Intl_Travel
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Postcard perfect

A beautiful stream runs through the main street of the town; bridges crossing every 100... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
randy_mullock
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Kinosakicho Yushima, Toyooka 669-6101, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing and to walk the whole street in winter is the most peaceful experience. We stayed overnight in Kinosaki and Visited 2 public onsens. And then the next day, we visited another 2 onsens. Although we didn’t try all 7 onsens, we...More

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Gan Intl Travel, Thank you for your kind feedback. We are glad to hear that you would like to come back to Kinosaki to test the last 3 onsen! They all have their uniqueness, so the fun part of a trip in Kinosaki is...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

A beautiful stream runs through the main street of the town; bridges crossing every 100 feet...stores and restaurants line each side.

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VisitKinosaki, オーナー at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Dear Randy Mullock, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to know you found this town beautiful. We are looking forward to welcoming you again!

Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Walking along the streets you hear the click clacking of Geta in the cobbles. It’s very easy to find your way about whisky walking along the canalMore

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VisitKinosaki, オーナー at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Dear Lovehols4, Thank you for your comment. Please do not hesitate to come again to Kinosaki Onsen and visit also its surrounding area, like Izushi with its castle ruins, Toyooka with its oriental white stork story, or Takeno with its turquoise beach ! A lot...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Even if it's raining, the streets are charming. You can see a lot of people walking around, many wearing traditional yukata although seeing this on western people seem quite off, sometimes even clumsy. Nevertheless you can experience all and the calmness of the onsen town....More

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VisitKinosaki, オーナー at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Dear Bárány B, Thank you very much for you comment and your great pictures of Kinosaki. When it is rainy, it becomes another reason to go to the hot springs, no more excuses ! You are right, Kinosaki is a little city town, around 3400...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Very pretty riverwalk, great for pictures and for a stroll, there are a lot of spuvenir and traditional crafts stores around the area, as well as public baths.More

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VisitKinosaki, オーナー at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Dear Angélica O, Thank you for your kind comment about Kinosaki. Yes, we have some stores where you can find traditional crafts like “Mugi wara zaiku”, which is straw craft. You can see this craft only in Kinosaki, where a few craftsmen are still making...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

The best Onsen Town in all japan! Take the trains from Kobe, Osaka, or Kyoto. Leave your luggage behind and take an overnight bag to bring back Tajima Sake!More

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear Julie C, We apologize for the late reply. Thank you very much for your kind comment about Kinosaki Onsen. The town has good access from Kobe, Osaka, or Kyoto. We hope you enjoyed the contrast between the city life and the beauty of the...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely place. It's not as other onsen towns that are only pedestrian, but in Kinosaki Onsen cars are allowed in almost every street. Still, everything is beautiful, peaceful and photogenic. Lovely town.More

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear PanamanianWanderlust, We apologize for the late reply. Thank you very much for your review. There are some traffic in the town in spite of the town’s narrow streets. In fact, almost all the streets of the town are set as “Zone 30” that doesn’t...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

The small streets near the river stream and the arched bridges are soo beautiful! I loved to walk the streets of Kinosaki Onsen with a yukata and geta stopping at a onsen, then going to a restuarant and then on to another onsen. Lovely experience.More

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear DPVogler, Apologizes for the late reply. Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very delighted to know that you loved the townscape and tradition of wearing yukata. We hope your experience in Kinosaki Onsen made your journey unforgettable. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

.... we loved wandering the streets and seeing all the wonderful old structures that have been mostly kept in a way that reflects the traditional theme. I have posted a couple of striking photos to provide a sense of what is on offer! YMMVMore

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear wing6rider-Australia, Our apologies for the late reply. Thank you very much for giving us your kind message about Kinosaki Onsen. The town’s concept is to consider it as “one large ryokan (Japanese inn)”where the station is the entrance; the streets are the hallways; the...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This was such a lively Street to explore. The building have an old world charm and the side streets are host to a number of small local bars and restaurants. There is an amazing array of shops, restaurants and cafes along the street as well...More

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VisitKinosaki, Owner at Street of Kinosaki Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear EHFWarwick, Our apologies for the late reply. Thank you very much for your kind message about Kinosaki Onsen. We are glad to know that Kinosaki Onsen brought you back in time to the beautiful old days of Japan. To tell you more about leather...More

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The peak times are late-March to early-April, so it may be too late. Any time in Spring should be very pretty there, though. Enjoy.
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