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Netsu-no-Yu Bathhouse

Travel Guide - Netsu-no-Yu Bathhouse


Netsu-no-Yu Bathhouse is a place where you can experience "Yumomi". Yumomi is a method of cooling down hot spring water which is a unique feture of Kusatsu. Onsen workers cool very hot bathwater by stirring it with 1.8 meters long wooden planks in response to commands issued by a leader (Yu-cho). While stirring, the workers sing Yumomi-Uta folk song to maintain a rhythm. After the Yumomi, bathers pour 30 or 40 buckets of water over their head to prevent dizziness before entering the hot bath for three minutes. It is called "Jikan-Yu" and is repeated four times a day at bathhouses in Kusatsu. You can watch the Yumomi performance, or try it yourself and receive a certificate and souvenir.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Yumomi Performance: 9:30, 10:00, 10:30, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30 *varies according to the season
  • Yumomi Experience: 11:30 - 14:00 (Saturdays, Sundays and National holidays of April through November)


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 500 yen (General, Adult)
  • 250 yen (Child)
  • Yumomi Experience: 200 yen

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 25 minutes from JR Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi by the bus bound for Kusatsu Onsen. Get off at Kusatsu Bus Termilal.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 414, Kusatsu, Kusatsu-machi Agatsuma-gun, Gumma, 377-1711


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