Kusatsu Onsen Area
Regularly cited as one of Japan’s best hot spring towns, Kusatsu Onsen is home to many hotels and guesthouses. Blessed with the largest volume of flowing thermal water in Japan, the volcanic water of Kusatsu is known for its heat and curative properties. A visit to Kusatsu reveals a dramatic yet beautiful landscape.
Located in Gunma Prefecture, Kusatsu places you nearby several other fantastic onsen towns, the attractions of Joshinetsu Kogen National Park including Shiga Kogen, and many other unique destinations in Nagano and Central Japan. As one of Japan’s most famous hot spring towns, it’s worth booking well in advance when traveling on weekends and public holidays including summer (August) and over the New Year period.