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Last updated: December 21, 2020
An atmospheric onsen town
Ikaho Onsen is a historic hot spring resort town located less than an hour by train from Maebashi. The town centers around a 300-meter long path with steps, lined with restaurants, souvenir shops, and traditional inns.
The town is halfway up Mt. Haruna, and many of the hot springs have sweeping views across the nearby mountains. A short bus ride will take you to the beautiful caldera lake at the summit of Mt. Haruna. Mizusawa Kannon is a popular temple near Ikaho Onsen, and the many Mizusawa udon noodle restaurants lining its approach are nearly as famous.
76-5 Ikaho, Ikahomachi, Shibukawa ( Map)
About 25 minutes by bus from Shibukawa Station
About 20 minutes by car from Shibukawa-Ikaho IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
0279-72-3151 (Shibukawa Ikaho Onsen Tourism Association)
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