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Arima Onsen Taikounoyu Spa

Dip in to Japan's oldest onsen with 1300 years of history

Osaka 151 Booked

Take a dip in the oldest onsen in Japan and discover the area's unique golden and silver springs

  • Discover the ancient streets of Kita-ku with a history spanning over 1400 years

  • Take a dip in the Arima Onsen's largest springs at the Taikou-no-yu spa

  • Travel conveniently to the onsen from Kobe just a short train ride away

  • Choose the Arima Onsen Taikou-no-yu admission only ticket, or choose the extra skin treatment and sauna zone package for added luxury

What We Love:

At the base of a scenic valley, Arima Onsen, Japan's most famous hot spring town, lies deep in the north of the Rokko Mountain range behind Kobe city. It is the oldest onsen (hot spring) town in Japan, founded 1300 years ago. Since the days of old, it has been well known as a timeless spa resort where Emperors, court nobles, samurai, and other great minds visited. Furthermore, the town's classic Japanese architecture and its numerous historical temples, shrines, and houses have fortunately been well preserved and make a great place to stroll through some of Japan's oldest streets and to take a dip it some ancient hot springs at the fantastic Taikou-no-yu spa. With access from Kansai International Airport and Kyoto within two hours, Arima Onsen makes for a great day trip with convenient access to the nearby cities.

Activity Details

Duration
1 Day

Language
JP

Travelers
Min 1 Traveler(s)

Transport
Meet Up With Guide

Confirmation
24 Hours

Refund
Conditional Cancelation*

Confirmation:

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email

Inclusive Of:

  • All fees included in the package
  • A selection of beauty products including shampoo

Not Inclusive Of:

  • Transportation fees
  • Meals on site

Package Options:

  • Arima Onsen Taikou-no-yu admission ticket
  • Arima Onsen Taikou-no-yu admission ticket + Steam bath & stone sauna zone + Fish skin treatment + Ice cream

Additional Information:

  • Pregnant women will need to show evidence of doctor's consent
  • Children and infants are not allowed to enter some of the facilities on site
  • According to the regulations, people with tattoos or who are under the influence of alcohol will not be allowed to enter the onsen

Insider Tips:

Golden Spring (Kinsen):

  • Make sure you visit the darkish-red spa waters rich in iron content. High in thermal insulation and moisturising effects

Silver Spring (Ginsen):

  • In direct contrast to Kinsen, the waters here are silky and translucent
  • Health benefits include helping accelerate metabolism and stimulating one's appetit

How To Use

How To Get There:

  • From Osaka:

Hanyu,Hanshin Railway Umeda StationSannomiya Station→Hokushin Kyūkō Electric RailwayTanigami Station→Kobe Electric RailwayArimaguchi Station→Kobe Electric Railway Arima LineArima Onsen Station

  • From Kobe:

Sannomiya Station→Hokushin Kyūkō Electric RailwayTanigami Station→Kobe Electric RailwayArimaguchi Station→Kobe Electric Railway Arima LineArima Onsen Station

A shuttle bus runs between the Kobe Railway Arima Onsen Station and Taiko-no-yu. From the station, it takes 10 minutes on foot to reach Arima Onsen. The boarding point is the bus stop for the loop bus. The shuttle bus times may change depending on the season.

  • Get to Arima Onsen Taikounoyu Spa with a Kansai Thru Pass which also offers unlimited rides on privately owned subways and buses. Click HERE to buy

Cancelation

  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 72 hours prior to the activity and each booking will be charged JPY300

Reviews (5)

4.2
Hoi***

Good!the place is so beautiful

Nee***

It was a bit away from the city, and have to make a few transfer to get there. Generally it is well facilitated. If u only buy the admission ticket, you can't really do much there. So it would b more logical to buy package.

Xin***

Shuttle bus provided at arima onsen station to the spa! Had a very relaxing time at the onsen, not too many tourists in this area too.

Marcu*

Hassle free booking process with Klook. Onsen was a bit crowded as it was a public holiday but definitely a novel experience worth trying. Loved the outdoor section & multi colored robes u can choose from, as well as soft serve ice cream after the Onsen! Thanks Klook ;) PS - don't forget that there's free shuttle services provided at arimaonsen station.

She*

Smooth check-in to the spa. Receptionists are very warm and accommodating on our queries

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    US$ 23 US$ 20

    • Admission only
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    US$ 27 US$ 25

    • Admission + sauna + treatment + ice cream
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