What is a Ryokan? Ryokans are the best way to experience Japanese culture and enjoy the true comforts of Japanese hospitality and service.
Hot springs have a very long history in Japan, and they are an intimate part of Japanese culture. There are over 3,000 "onsen" ,or hot springs, in Japan. Many can be found at the ryokans available on Japanese Guest Houses.
From Tokyo Train Station: Take a Joetsu Shinkansen Bullet Train to Jomokogen train station a 75 minute train ride. Next, take a bus bound for Sarugakyo Onsen a 40 minute bus ride. When you arrive at the last stop, take another bus for 15 minutes or a taxi for 15 minutes to Hoshi Onsen.
From Ueno Train Station: Take a Minakami Limited Express train to Gokan train station. From Gokan train station, take a bus bound for Sarugakyo Onsen a 40 minute bus ride. When you arrive at the last stop, take another bus for 15 minutes or a taxi for 15 minute to Hoshi Onsen.
Hoshi Onsen ,Minakami-machi
Hyogo-ken Chijitoroku Ryokogyo 3-609
(Hyogo Prefecture Travel Agent License Number 3-609)
10-5-401-1-(2) Sakae-machi, Kawanishi-shi, Hyogo-ken Japan
Part of the Rediscover Group of Travel Companies Rediscover Japan Co., Ltd. (Japanese Guest Houses)
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