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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Kanto - Gunma - Kusatsu Onsen
Yumomi
# 5   of 6 most visited sights
in Kusatsu Onsen

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Yumomi (湯もみ) is a traditional method of cooling down hot spring water to bathing temperature by stirring the water with large wooden paddles. The process is accompanied by the singing of a local folk song.

A yumomi performance for tourists is held daily in the Netsunoyu Bath House just next to the yubatake. The performance includes a yumomi and dance performance, and several people from the audience have the opportunity to partake in yumomi.

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How to get there
Netsunoyu, the site of the yumomi performances, is located directly next to the yubatake.

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Hours and Fees
Hours:Three to six performances per day depending on season and day of the week.
Admission:500 yen

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