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The station is the entrance, the street is the corridor, the inn is the guest room, the outside bath is the large bath, and the restaurant is the dining room....
Please enjoy walking around town in ryokan yukata because the entire town is one inn.

Kinosaki Onsen: One Ryokan

Kinosaki Onsen can be thought of as one Japanese inn (a ryokan): the station is the entrance, the streets are the hallways, the hot springs are the baths, and the shops are the boutiques. Wear your yukata outside in Kinosaki Onsen and enjoy the town's atmosphere.

  • Hot Spring Hopping

    • A must-experience pastime in Kinosaki Onsen is hot spring hopping. Upon checking in, you will receive a free pass to all of Kinosaki's seven public hot springs. Until 15:30 on the day of checkout, you can show this pass to hot spring staff and enter all seven baths an unlimited amount of times. All of the baths also sell memento stamp booklets for 50 JPY each.
    • Note: some baths may be closed on certain days.
    Check Visit Kinosaki's website for more information.
  • Strolling the Town in Yukata

    • Yukata are light cotton kimono perfect for hot spring hopping. Wear a yukata during your stroll through Kinosaki Onsen, souvenir shopping and enjoying local sweets like gelato and hot spring eggs with family and loved ones.
    • Also be sure to visit the top of the Kinosaki Ropeway!
  • 4 Hot Spring Baths

    Enjoy Shinzan's 4 hot spring baths.

    Mio no Yu (Granite Bath)
    Kiri no Yu (Garden Bath)
    Shizuku no Yu (Cypress Bath)
    Open Air Bath

    During morning and evening, the baths will be interchanged for the opposite gender.

  • Exploring Kinosaki Onsen at Night

    Try your hand at some retro Japanese arcade games or go shopping for souvenirs as the town comes alive in the moonlight.
    Shinzan also has bicycles for guests to rent.

Strolling the Town in a Yukata

Shinzan yukatas for guests are inspired by lush forests, a perfect compliment to Kinosaki Onsen's mountainside scenery.

Nearby Sightseeing

Even after check out, we encourage you to visit other nearby sightseeing spots!

  • ロープウェイ

    Kinosaki Ropeway

    Ride the Kinosaki Ropeway to the top of Mount Daishi, its view rated 1 Michelin Star in the Michelin Green Guide Japon. Kinosaki Onsen down below was rated 2 Michelin Stars!

    Official Site
  • 玄武洞公園

    Genbudo Park

    5 beautiful basalt caves where visitors can experience the mysteries of nature.

    Official Site
  • 城崎マリンワールド

    Kinosaki Marine World

    An aquarium with dolphin shows and penguin walks, just 15 minutes by car and bus from Kinosaki Onsen.

    Official Site
  • 久美浜(小天橋海水浴場)


    A 6 kilometer stretch of white sandy beaches with 4 swimming areas: Hakoishi, Kazurano, Shotenkyo, and Kamai beaches.

    Official Site
  • 竹田城跡

    Takeda Castle Ruins

    Originally built by a feudal lord, Takeda Castle fell during Toyotomi Hideyoshi's advance on the area. The current castle ruins are listed as one of Japan's top 100 castles.

    Official Site
  • 神鍋高原

    Kannabe Highlands

    An outdoor and sports mecca boasting three ski resorts. 1 hour by car from Kinosaki Onsen.

    Official Site
  • こうのとりの郷公園

    Hyogo Park of the Oriental White Stork

    A sanctuary and education center focusing on the preservation of the Oriental White Stork, a national natural treasure of Japan.

    Official Site
  • 城下町「出石」いずし

    Izushi Castle Town

    A charming castle town known for Izushi Sara Soba, buckwheat noodles served on five porcelain plates. 40 minutes by car and bus from Kinosaki Onsen.

    Official Site

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