Shima Onsen

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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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Let’s go to Shima Onsen by a rental car! You’ll have more fun!

Overview If you're good at driving a car, how about renting a car to go to an onsen resort near Tokyo? There are often...
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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...
Customer Voice

Customers’ voice by video

We are Shima Onsen Kashiwaya Ryokan, a traditional Onsen Ryokan (inn) in Gunma prefecture, Japan. We're so happy to se...
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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...
Kashiwaya Ryokan

The Perfect Spot for the Last Night of Your Trip to Japan: A Country Onsen Ryokan

When you come to Japan, where would you like to go? Maybe to Tokyo, one of the biggest cities in the world. Or to Kyot...
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Shima Onsen and Spirited Away – a Surprising Connection

Did you know that right here at Shima Onsen, there is a building said to be have inspired the setting for the famous a...
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Shima Onsen Ale, Shima’s Original Craft Beer

Many of us enjoy travelling all around the world, and there's one drink you can find just about anywhere you go. Tha...