Yubatake (Kusatsu Onsen)4.7
The Yubatake ('hot water field') is one of the main source of hot spring waters in Kusatsu Onsen. The waters run through many wooden conduits, at 4000 liters per minute, lowering the water temperature before sending them to ryokan inns and public bathhouses. The view of waters coming out of the conduits like waterfalls is spectacular. The mineral sediment, collected every two months from the Yubatake, is sold as Yu-no-hana ('flowers of hot water'), the bathing power Kusatsu is well known for.
People gather and amble in twos and threes in benches, walkways and plazas around the Yubatake. At one corner there is a roofed pool, which Minamoto Yoritomo, the founder of the first warrior government in Kamakura, is said to have dipped in on his way to hunting.
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5.04 months ago
Holiday resort for Japanese and tourists alike. This place has so much heritage and awesome things to do. Be sure to try out the free onsen beside the ticketing centre.
5.02 months ago
After dinner we strolled to. Yubatake to catch the lights on the Hot Springs.
5.02 months ago
THE YUBATAKE is the symbol of Kusatsu and one of the resort's main sources of hot spring water. In fact, with an output of 5000 liters per minute, the yubatake ranks among Japan's single most productive hot spring sources.
5.03 months ago
It is spectacular that hot water comes out more and more.
5.07 months ago
Great photo opportunity and an interesting display of how the hot water is prepared for bathing. There is a pretty strong sulfur smell. The yumomi show is worth going to.