highlights and activities

highlights and activities

We Win 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award !

We, Shima Onsen Kashiwaya Ryokan, ranked 7th out of the 25 best Japanese Ryokans, was awarded the Traveller's Choice Be...
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The “Shima Onsen Guide” WEB was launched !

We were  launched the "Shima Onsen Guide" WEB in September 2019. Goal of this WEB is to have the Shima Onsen become k...
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10 Best Places for Autumn Leaves in Kanto 2021

Contents: - Kanto’s Top 10 Locations for Fall Foliage - Shima Onsen Town and Autumn Leaves - Things to Keep in Mind fo...
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The Natural AC of the Riverbank! Enjoy the Cool Nature of Shima Onsen

For the past several years, Japan’s summers have been incredibly hot. In fact, from the end of the rainy season in lat...
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Shima Onsen’s Breath-taking Starry Night Sky

Step away from the lights of the central Shima Onsen area and National Highway 353 on a clear night, and you can see a...
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All You Can Eat Apples! Apple-picking in Japan’s Countryside

In Japan, there are fresh seasonal fruits you can eat during any time of year. Apples, grapes, tangerines, strawberrie...
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Shima Onsen by Bike! Who Knows What New Encounters Await

Shima Onsen is a sprawling hot spring (or onsen) town located along the Shima River. The town area covers about 3km no...
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Nakanojo Biennale , Contemporary Art Exhibition

Nakanojo Biennale is a big contemporary art festival held once in two years at Shima Onsen and it’s around town, Naka...
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Autumn leaves. The Japanese natural highlights, along with cherry-blossom viewing

Oku-shima area Japan has distinctive four seasons of spring, summer, fall and winter. In addition, Japanese people have...
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Let’s enjoy Shima Onsen with free bike rentals!

It will be about 6km (3.8 Miles) from the most famous sport "Shima Ouketsu (potholes)" that is at the very front to ...