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Interesting onsen street with a long flight of steps

The Ikaho onsen is a famous one in Gunma, though maybe not compared with Kusatsu. However, it has... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Peter C
Hong Kong, China
Worth a vist

Idaho onsen is not as famous as some of the other onsen within a few hours drive but it's worth a... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to spend 2 nights at an onsen outside Tokyo and somewhere less touristy. Googled for a good location and found this charming onsen town that is recommended for its autumn colours. And boy we are not disappointed, in fact the town is more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PingAshlyn
Reviewed 7 April 2018

This hotspring is behind the flight of steps. The bath is probably the size of a living room in a common apartment in Japan. When 10 people inside the pool basically you wait for your turn. Well, i waited my turn and turned off the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Chie C
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Ikaho onsen is a famous one in Gunma, though maybe not compared with Kusatsu. However, it has an onsen street which is built along a long flight of steps, and along the way there are different ryokan. At the top there is the Ikaho...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Idaho onsen is not as famous as some of the other onsen within a few hours drive but it's worth a visit. One of Japan's oldest onsen. The rusty brown waters which run through the town and many of the hotels are the town's standout...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank AndrewShuttleworth
Reviewed 25 January 2015

We stayed overnight at an onsen hotel in Ikaho Onsen in the winter on our way from Kusatsu Onsen to Tokyo. Ikaho Onsen is famous as an onsen town and has a 365 steps stone staircase which leads to a lovely shrine at the top...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed 19 September 2014

Ikaho Onsen is acually a hot springs “area” with many inns, hotels and “spas” or onsens. Ikaho is famous for its 360 stone steps (see the pictures) and the hot springs. We were there in the fall, so the colors and views were amazing. We...More

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Eurmac
Reviewed 13 August 2013

great place for fresh air and feel the Japan! Onsen = the natural hot spring. nice food there, especially, u walk up the hill through the road, then heading back to the shrine and stone steps, there is a small stall selling some grill stick,...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Gin8_8Lim
Reviewed 16 April 2013 via mobile

There is nothing much to do on the stair steps attraction but enjoying some preserved shops and great scenery of hill and Mountains. You may spend only 1-1.5 hours exploring the area. I think the more interesting thing is about Spa. Staying a night and...More

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank yongyes
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