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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Kanto - Gunma
Ikaho Onsen
# 92   of 177 destinations
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Ikaho Onsen (ɍۉ) is a hot spring town located on the eastern slopes of Mount Haruna. Known for its reddish brown, iron-laden thermal waters, Ikaho Onsen joins Kusatsu, Minakami and Shima Onsen as the four most famous hot spring resorts of Gunma Prefecture.

The atmospheric old town area of Ikaho centers around the 300 meter long stone stairs which lead up through the middle of town and are lined by ryokan, old fashioned game arcades and shops.

A few kilometers outside of Ikaho stands Mizusawa Kannon, a popular temple, well known for the udon noodles sold at restaurants along its approach. Mount Haruna with its beautiful caldera lake can also be easily combined with a visit to Ikaho.

Attractions
 1  Hot Spring Baths
Featuring iron rich thermal waters.
User rating: 76/100 (50 votes)
Visited by: 153 users
 2  Hara Museum ARC
Intriguing museum for contemporary art.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 6 users
 3  Ikaho Town
Well known for its stone stairs.
User rating: 71/100 (32 votes)
Visited by: 102 users
 4  Mizusawa Temple
Temple famous for udon noodles.
User rating: 69/100 (17 votes)
Visited by: 36 users
 5  Mount Haruna
Attractive volcano above Ikaho Onsen.
User rating: 69/100 (21 votes)
Visited by: 61 users
 6  Green Bokujo
Amusement park offering farm related activities.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 13 users
Special Interest Guides
  Ikaho Museum Guide
  A list of some of Ikaho's museums.

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User Rating (by 76 users):
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English Links
Shibukawa City
Official English website of Ikaho Onsen's parent city.

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Shibukawa City
Official website of Ikaho Onsen's parent city.

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