Tour Kinosaki Onsen Hot Springs

Stroll the onsen town befitting of yukata

Kinosaki Onsen is renowned for its seven bath houses. Possibly the one place in Japan with such a
unique onsen hoping atmosphere.
A truely lovely town to stroll through in your traditional yukata and wooden sandals.
Why not indulge yourself in the hot springs here in Kinosaki Onsen.

Satono-Yu
Open: 1:00pm~9:00pm
Closed: Mondays
Entrance Fee: Adult 800yen, Child 400yen
Jizou-Yu
Open: 7:00am~11:00pm
Closed: Fridays
Entrance Fee: Adult 600yen, Child 300yen
Yanagi-Yu
Open: 3:00pm~11:00pm
Closed: Thursdays
Entrance Fee: Adult 600yen, Child 300yen
Ichino-Yu
Open: 7:00am~11:00pm
Closed: Wednesdays
Entrance Fee: Adult 600yen, Child 300yen
Goshono-Yu
Open: 7:00am~11:00pm
Closed: Every 1st & 3rd Thursdays
Entrance Fee: Adult 800yen, Child 400yen
Kouno-Yu
Open: 7:00am~11:00pm
Closed: Tuesdays
Entrance Fee: Adult 600yen, Child 300yen
Mandara-Yu
Open: 3:00pm~11:00pm
Closed: Wednesdays
Entrance Fee: Adult 600yen, Child 300yen
Satono-Yu Footbath
Yanagi-Yu Footbath
Ichino-Yu Footbath
Spring Source Footbath
Culture Center Footbath
Marusan
TEL:0796-32-2352
Open:8:00〜22:00
Holiday: Irregular
HP:http://marusan406.com/
Sukeroku
TEL: 0796-32-2487
Open:11:30〜14:00 17:00〜21:30
Holidays: Wed., Nat.Holidays, Day before nat. holiday
HP:http://www.sukeroku.jp/
Kamiya Mingei
TEL:0796-32-3259
Open:10:00〜22:00
Holiday: Irregular
HP:http://www.kamiya-mingei.com/
Soft Koubou
TEL:0796-32-2260
Open:9:00〜22:30
Holiday: Irregular
Iroha
TEL:0796-32-0168
Open:10:30〜18:00 20:00〜22:00
Holidays:Thursday
HP:http://iroha168.net/
Kiyamachi Koji
TEL:0796-32-0001
HP:http://www.kiyamachikoji.com/
Minatoya
TEL:0796-32-2014
Open:8:30〜17:30 19:30〜21:30
Holiday: Irregular
HP:http://kinosaki-miyage.com/
Manpeidou
TEL:0796-32-2452
HP:http://www.manpeidou.com/
Sorella
TEL:0796-32-2059
Open:9:30〜17:30
Holiday: Irregular
HP:http://ameblo.jp/cafeesorella/
Masuya
TEL:0796-32-2642
Open:10:30〜22:00
Holiday: Irregular
Kachouan
TEL:0796-32-3811
Open:7:30〜22:30
Holiday: Irregular
Koyume
TEL:0796-32-2695
Open:11:30〜14:30 17:30〜23:30
Holiday: Irregular
Tsukimotoya Ryokan
710 Yushima, Kinosaki-cho, Toyooka-shi, Hyogo 669-6101
TEL:0796-32-3121

The Seven Bath Houses

  • Satono-Yu
    Situated next to Kinosaki Onsen Station with baths and saunas. Enjoy the scenic view from the 3rd floor open-air bath.

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  • Jizou-Yu
    The large stone lantern in front of the entrance is this bath’s symbol. Featuring a spacious bath, a cascading water stream and more.

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  • Yanagi-Yu
    The facade is reminiscent of the early 1900’s . There is a cypress wood bath with ultrasonic waves、this is the closest onsen to Tsukimotoya.

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  • Ichino-Yu
    This onsen is located in the center of town and has a large and spacious bath as well as a bath in a cave made with slabs of natural rock.

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  • Goshono-Yu
    This onsen has a large and spacious bath with an expansive glass wall and ceiling, hot spring mist sauna, garden style open-air bath with a natural stone waterfall.

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  • Kouno-Yu
    The oldest and first public bath house in Kinosaki Onsen. The open-air bath set outside in the garden and surrounded by greenery is especially nice.

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  • Mantara-Yu
    This onsen is surrounded by beautiful greenery. Relax in the outdoor barrel style Japanese bath while enjoying the fresh air.

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The Five Footbaths

  • Satono-Yu
    Footbath
    A popular footbath, used by many located next to the station.

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  • Yanagi-Yu
    Footbath
    A footbath with a nice street view and a nice spot to people watch.

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  • Ichino-Yu
    Footbath
    Watch the weeping willows along the river from this footbath in the center of town,

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  • Spring Source
    Footbath
    Try an egg cooked in the hot springs while enjoying this footbath.

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  • Culture Center
    Footbath
    Soak not only your feet but your hands as well.

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Tsukimotoya’s art of walking

Introduction to some popular spots as chosen by Tsukimotoya Ryokan

  • Master of SouvenirsMarusan
    Small Japanese style gifts, crab goods, and plenty of items popular with ladies.

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  • Master of Crab SushiSukeroku
    Sukeroku’s crab sushi is among the finest. Perfect for lunch or gift.

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  • Master of Straw CraftKamiya Mingei
    This local folk art can only be found here in Kinosaki, all of these straw works are hand craft here.

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  • Master of Soft ServeSoft Koubou
    Enjoy an abundant assortment of flavors including black sesame and roasted soy flour. A perfect after bath treat.

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  • Master of YukataIroha
    A yukata rental and retail store. Chose your favorite yukata to wear on your strolls through Kinosaki.

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  • Master of ExcitementKiyamachi Koji
    A relaxing atmosphere with 10 different specialty stores. A great place to stop by on your walk through town.

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  • Master of SweetsMinatoya
    Here you can buy specialty Japanese sweets and straw craft goods. This store is also recommended for souvenirs.

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  • Master of AntiquesManpeidou
    Tea ceremony goods and antique artwork is this store’s focus, but the gallery has other rare goods as well.

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  • Master of CafésSorella
    Located in front of the station, a relaxing café to enjoy a cup of coffee and sweets while you wait for your train.

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  • Master of SobaMasuya
    Traditional hand made soba. A good place to enjoy delicious soba as well as various types of rice bowls.

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  • Master of SouvenirsKachouan
    The store feautres a souvenir shop in the front and a Japanese style cafe space and gallery in the back.

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  • Master of SakeKoyume
    A Japanese style pub where you can enjoy delicious sake and various mini dishes.

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Photos courtesy of: Kinosaki Onsen Free Photo Collection