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BEPPU, ŌITA

Beppu is a city in Ōita Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan, at the west end of Beppu Bay. As of March 31, 2017, the city had a population of 122,643 and a population density of 980/km2 (2,500/sq mi). The total area is 125.13 km2 (48.31 sq mi). Beppu is famous for its hot springsREAD MORE

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HAKONE

Hakone (箱根) is part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, less than one hundred kilometers from Tokyo. Famous for hot springs, natural beauty and the view across Lake Ashinoko of nearby Mount Fuji, Hakone is one of the most popular destinations among Japanese and international tourists looking for a break from TokyoREAD MORE

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GERO, GIFU

Gero (下呂市 Gero-shi) is a city in Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The city is famous for its hot springs. The Hida River runs throughout the city. As of July 2011, the city has an estimated population of 35,906 and a population density of 42 persons per km². The total area is 851.06 km².

Gero Onsen is one of Japan’s most popular onsen along with Arima Onsen and Kusatsu Onsen. It is located in the Hidagawa River valleyREAD MORE

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KUSATSU, GUNMA

Kusatsu (草津町 Kusatsu-machi) is a town located in Agatsuma District of far western Gunma Prefecture in the northern Kantō region of Japan. As of February 2015, the town had an estimated population of 6,537 and a population density of 131 persons per km². Its total area was 49.75 km². Kusatsu is one of the most famous hot springs resorts in JapanREAD MORE

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MATSUYAMA, EHIME

Matsuyama is the capital city of Ehime Prefecture on the island of Shikoku in Japan and also Shikoku’s largest city, with a population of 516,459 as of December 1, 2014. It is located on the northeastern portion of the Dōgo Plain. Its name means “pine mountain”. The city was founded on December 15, 1889READ MORE

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NOBORIBETSU, HOKKAIDO

6 km inland from Noboribetsu City in the river valley is the smaller town of Noboribetsu-onsen (登別温泉). The town has a range of onsen for bathing as well as other hot springs formed from different minerals for scenic viewing, and is also known for its bear park. Noboribetsu-onsen is one of many well-known resorts in Japan, with many hotels and ryokan, and is the largest “hot spring town” in HokkaidoREAD MORE

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KINUGAWA ONSEN

Kinugawa Onsen (鬼怒川温泉) is a hot spring resort in the city of Nikkō, Tochigi, Japan. The place is named after the Kinugawa River (literally “angry demon river”), which flows through it.

Located two hours by train from Tokyo, hot springs were first found in the area in the early Meiji periodREAD MORE

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