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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Kanto - Gunma
Kusatsu Onsen 
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Kusatsu Onsen (É) is one of Japan's most famous hot spring resorts and is blessed with large volumes of high quality hot spring water said to cure every illness but lovesickness.

Well known as a hot spring resort for many centuries, Kusatsu's fame was further boasted by German doctor Erwin von Baelz, who served at the imperial court in the late 1800s and recommended Kusatsu for its water's health benefits.

Kusatsu is situated at an altitude of 1200 meters above sea level in the mountains of Gunma Prefecture, and offers skiing in winter and hiking during the rest of the year to be enjoyed in combination with hot spring bathing. Kusatsu is also located along Japan's Romantic Road.

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Attractions
 1  Kusatsu Hot Springs
About Kusatsu's hot spring baths.
User rating: 86/100 (111 votes)
Visited by: 269 users
 2  Mount Shirane
Active volcano above Kusatsu.
User rating: 82/100 (38 votes)
Visited by: 73 users
 3  Yubatake
The hot water field, the symbol of Kusatsu.
User rating: 81/100 (67 votes)
Visited by: 151 users
 4  Sainokawara Park
Park with hot streams and ponds.
User rating: 78/100 (32 votes)
Visited by: 71 users
 5  Yumomi Performance
Traditional way to cool down hot spring water.
User rating: 76/100 (28 votes)
Visited by: 62 users
 6  Kusatsu Ski Resort
A relatively small resort with an 8 km long run.
User rating: 70/100 (12 votes)
Visited by: 55 users
Side Trips from Kusatsu
 1  Manza Onsen
Hot spring resort with Japan's most sulfuric waters.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 22 users
  

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English Links
Kusatsu Onsen Resort
Official English website.

Japanese Links
Kusatsu Town
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