Kurokawa Onsen is one of the most popular hot spring resort, located on the northern
side of Mt. Aso .
Widely known for its open-air baths, it is one of the best places to enjoy the atmosphere of
old town in Japan, where more than 20 inns（Ryokan）and gift shops standing in a row
along the Tanoharu River, a headstream of the Chikugo River.
Wander about Onsen town
With an “Onsen Tegata”, a pass made of cedar, travelers can make the rounds of three
different open-air Onsen.
Location of Kurokawa
|Address||Kurokawa, Minami-Oguni-cho, Aso-gun, Kumamoto-prefecture|
1 hour and 50 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kumamoto Station
1 hour and 20 minutes by a vehicle from Kumamoto Airport
2 hours by a vehicle from Fukuoka Airport
2 hours by a vehicle from JR Hakata Station