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Last updated: December 21, 2020
Cozy onsen with different temperature baths
Otakinoyu is an onsen in Kusatsu. Bathe in baths of gradually escalating temperatures. These "awaseyu" style baths are unique to Kusatsu. They range from a comfortable 38 degrees to an intensely hot 46 degrees Celsius. Each is filled with sulfur-rich water from the nearby Nikawa spring. This method is purported to be the secret to clear, healthy skin.
This beautiful wooden facility also houses open-air baths and a sauna, partitioned for men and women. Private baths for families and couples are available for an extra charge.
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