Yubatake

Travel Guide - Yubatake

Information

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 Hours

  • Open 24 hours

Closed

  • No closing days

Access / 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 / Location

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Tweets

IM @iamapen1234 - 2021-09-19
Today I'm at Kusatsu Onsen in Gunma prefecture.
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Kanpai! Japan @KanpaiJapan - 2021-09-02
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Visit Japan @Visit_Japan - 2021-06-10
Kusatsu Onsen opened its first hand-washing station, called “Tearai no Yu,” near the famous yubatake hot water fiel… https://t.co/SAmRko8CG6
Puga | Manifesting Kirio wedding @cacg0220 - 2021-05-24
@sidemaitarus Gunma is famous for its many hot spring towns, especially Kusatsu (which has like. 100+), and the maj… https://t.co/JsMfybpcLD
nishiaki7502 @nishiaki75021 - 2021-05-24
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左藤ばく @sato_baku - 2021-03-20
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Oona McGee 🇯🇵🇮🇪🇦🇺 @OonaMcGee - 2021-01-30
Hot spring water from Yubatake in Kusatsu was found to reduce the infectivity of coronavirus by 90% or more compare… https://t.co/FGDRlqFGrH
Visit Japan @Visit_Japan - 2021-01-01
Kusatsu onsen’s natural spring water is too hot for bathing but the Yubatake hot water fields lowers the temperatur… https://t.co/rW6vdnxALc
Swift Package Index Firehose @PackageFirehose - 2020-12-23
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BR @raj65025523 - 2020-12-21
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I'm in Yubatake, Kusatsu Onsen, Gunma Prefecture.
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BR @raj65025523 - 2020-12-20
A huge tree appears at Kusatsu Onsen! !!
It seems to be lit until February 16th.
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ALO JAPAN @alojapan - 2020-12-08
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Travel JAPAN Youtube Channel with Google Map Links @recordtravelyk - 2020-11-26
'Kusatsu Onsen' Yubatake dusk After seeing 4 types of illumination, go around the Yubatake and take a walk in the i… https://t.co/q1qPGuuCsg
Travel with you ✈️ Online Trip @IdeaMap_Japan - 2020-11-25
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湯畑@主にイラストを描く人 @yubatake_wo2 - 2020-11-14
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ATM @ATM_HNT - 2020-10-24
YUBATAKE, the center of Kusatsu. Amazing! https://t.co/9zcOPPv4Bq
尻焼き風呂の桐島屋旅館(Kirishimaya) @Kirishimaya932 - 2020-09-24
Now, Yubatake is fantastically illuminated in multiple colours!You must take a photo📷️
Kirishimaya-Ryokan is just t… https://t.co/46O66AYu5o
ミルシュタイン @st_milstein - 2020-09-23
I bathed in Kusatsu hot spring with kinsfolk. Because I search for a mysterious power. Yubatake filled with the sce… https://t.co/Oijq20erLM
Sanako Saito @SaitoSanako - 2020-09-21
For the third video, I am going to talk about Kusatsu and onsen. This place is one of the best onsen place in Japan… https://t.co/BC7RsIZ7wc
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Liberate Japan @Liberate_japan - 2020-07-08
This is Kusatsu Onsen, one of the ''Sankosen (three old and most famous springs in Japan)''. This is a photo of ''… https://t.co/47ggo95dhp
尻焼き風呂の桐島屋旅館(Kirishimaya) @Kirishimaya932 - 2020-06-05
A couple stayed at Kirishimaya-ryokan to celebrate birthday. They gave us this photo in which you can see a box of… https://t.co/NC077jPsNz
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