Kurokawa Onsen, Kumamoto Prefecture Kurokawa Onsen, Kumamoto Prefecture

Kurokawa Onsen, Kumamoto Prefecture


2019.03.10

NAVITIME TRAVEL EDITOR

Kurokawa Onsen, Kumamoto Prefecture

Kurokawa’s residents have worked hard to keep it free from the massive hotels that have been known to invade and dominate a once-quaint onsen town, and its decided lack of electric light makes it an ideal escape from urban Japan. Some of Kurokawa’s best offerings are its open-air baths, which can be enjoyed in bulk by purchasing a three-bath discount pass for a mere 1300 yen. Some smaller baths charge as little as 100 yen in exchange for a dip, meaning a little bit of cash goes a long way in this charming onsen town.

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