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Yubatake

Travel Guide - Yubatake

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It is a historical fact that the first Tokugawa Shogun Ieyasu, the eighth Shogun Yoshimune, and the tenth Shogun Ieharu, had hot spring water brought from Kusatsu Onsen to Edo Castle in today's Tokyo in barrels for bathing. Throughout history, Kusatsu Onsen has been visited by numerous feudal lords, military commanders, and literary figures.
Located in the center of Kusatsu Onsen resort, the hot spring source called Yubatake gushes over 4,000 liters of hot spring water every minute. The Yubatake, which literally means "field of hot water", is a symbol of Kusatsu Onsen and the site is beautifully lit up after dark. Here, you can smell the intense odor of sulfur and watch billowing clouds of steam coming off from one of the largest natural springs in Japan. The hot spring water, which is an extremely hot 55 degrees Celsius when it comes out of the ground, passes through a series of wooden channels and is then sent to individual Ryokan inns in the town, cooling it along the way. The sinter accumulated here is a popular souvenir called "Yu-no-Hana (Hot Water Flowers)".

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 25 minutes from JR Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi by the bus bound for Kusatsu Onsen. Get off at Kusatsu Bus Termilal, then walk 5 minutes.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

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

TweetsTweets

be gay do arson @lyrratic - 2019-11-30
We also bundled up real good after dinner and went to check out the Yubatake illumination 💖 came back, boiled ourse… https://t.co/nEsmPWVlei
🔺 Lucio 🔻 @ 東京 @lyrratic - 2019-11-30
We also bundled up real good after dinner and went to check out the Yubatake illumination 💖 came back, boiled ourse… https://t.co/nEsmPWVlei
尻焼き風呂の桐島屋旅館(Kirishimaya) @Kirishimaya932 - 2019-11-29
New Yunohana bath powder was supplied today♨️
If you like the water from Kusatsu hotsprings, let's bring it to your… https://t.co/ax2t6sByHt
Sébastien + Japan @sebastienplus - 2019-11-23
Top memory near Tokyo, Japan: Yugama crater on Mount #KusatsuShirane, Yubatake at #KusatsuOnsen hot spring resort..… https://t.co/C0KDvlPD8T
life in japan is strange (Ebi) @hannari_eri - 2019-11-23
Yubatake photos. The Yubatake is used to regulate the temperature of the Onsen water and to collect insoluble compo… https://t.co/kOwqtrdxHN
𝓲𝓷𝓼𝓽𝓪𝓯𝓵𝔂.𝓶𝓮 @instaflyme - 2019-11-10
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Ken @Ken67909634 - 2019-09-25
This picture is ‘Yubatake’ in Kusatsu. Yubatake is hot water field, the symbol of Kusatsu and one of the resort's m… https://t.co/8ioTKDETGN
湯畑 @yubatake_wo2 - 2019-09-22
Reverse https://t.co/iL7csLYSHm
clairee @_c1aire8 - 2019-08-22
Leg cramps after a few strolls around #yubatake and a headache, due to the smell of sulfur https://t.co/Shy9BnMuaa
湯畑 @yubatake_act2 - 2019-08-19
The world of only you…and me. https://t.co/fFJx1GBrj7
湯畑 @yubatake_act2 - 2019-08-19
The world of only you…and me. https://t.co/fFJx1GBrj7
endora @EndoraDiaphragm - 2019-08-09
♨YUBATAKE Super Slow https://t.co/ZSmN3hV4AQ
Karla @Karlagollanes - 2019-07-30
#Yubatake, #Kusatsu. It was nice to see how the water flows, but I had forgotten how strong this water smells.… https://t.co/RwO4ASlqRr
Karla @Karlagollanes - 2019-07-30
#Yubatake, #Kusatsu. The water, the smell... #Aguastermales #Hotsprings #Japón #Japan https://t.co/Gshow2kVTw
湯畑 @yubatake_wo2 - 2019-07-25
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湯畑 @yubatake_wo2 - 2019-07-24
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湯畑act2 @yubatake_act2 - 2019-07-02
#うちの子に幸運でありますようにと言わせてみる

「Good luck!Dig yourself grave with a smile!!!!」
JApedia @Japantraveler2 - 2019-06-28
[Hot spring]
Kusatu is the one of the most famous hot spring in Japan. Many people visit there to cure their sick s… https://t.co/ikIaGs9uPk
YUBATAKE☆act2 @yubatake_act2 - 2019-06-07
It’s magical!!!!
trip.culture.jpn @TripJpn - 2019-05-23
#Japan #tokyo #trip #culture #KUSATSU #ONSEN #GUNMA #hotspring #SAINOKAWARA #YUBATAKE
Here is a KUSATSU ONSEN.
KUSA… https://t.co/bMhlzseSjl
Nataliya In Motion @Nataliya_Motion - 2019-04-17
New Video on Kusatsu Onsen is up! Link in my bio~
#kusatsuonsen #yubatake #japan #traditional #hotsprings #nature… https://t.co/XDHhuP7CnU
◼唐傘◻ @KRKS_1000 - 2019-04-07
Thank you!
@metya_aoi
@rain00001019
@karluys8810
@yubatake_sozoro
ホノルル大騒ぎスペシャリスト( ˇωˇ ) @KRKS_1000 - 2019-04-07
Thank you!
@metya_aoi
@rain00001019
@karluys8810
@yubatake_sozoro
らうら✨ @MayonakaMahou - 2019-03-28
Some more photos from Kusatsu!





#japan #kusatsu #kusatsuonsen #onsen #gunma #yubatake #yumomidance #yumomi… https://t.co/fJBZvyciuH
Jennifer :3 @shoubear - 2019-03-22
Ahh, I'm 2 days late but HAPPY BIRTHDAY LAITO! 🎉 I couldn't celebrate on his actual birthday, so I brought him to G… https://t.co/CWExZqF2iE
SnowAction Magazine @snowactionmag - 2019-03-22
Kusatsu is our favourite ski onsen town in Japan - sure, the ski area is half the size after the eruption last year… https://t.co/V8jpHDJJIe
そぞろ @yubatake_sozoro - 2019-03-03
Oliver Woolley

STR 9
CON 12
POW 13
DEX 11
APP 12
SIZ 11
INT 18
EDU 7

SAN 68
Rack 65
IDEA 90
知識 35
HP 11.5
MP 13
そぞろ @yubatake_sozoro - 2019-03-03
Oliver Woolley

STR 9
CON 12
POW 13
DEX 11
APP 12
SIZ 11
INT 18
EDU 7

SAN 68
Rack 65
IDEA 90
知識 35
HP 11.5
MP 13
ナカダ ヒビキ @NljAPniKUTMTpaj - 2019-02-20
yubatake night ver. https://t.co/ESVsiKNrcb
Play in the Snow!! @PowderySnow1 - 2019-01-31
It's a video of a morning scenery. It was #snowing and beautiful.
(9:00am on Thursday,24 January 2019 )… https://t.co/p8nX8RCtCa
Play in the Snow!! @PowderySnow1 - 2019-01-31
It's a video of a morning scenery. It was #snowing and beautiful.
(9:00am on Thursday,24 January 2019 )… https://t.co/p8nX8RCtCa

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