Discover Yamaga Onsen

Yamaga Onsen is the ideal destination for those looking to spend some time in world renown Japanese hot springs, for it has over a dozen of establishments. Kumamoto Prefectural Ancient Burial Mound Museum and the Omiya Shrine are definitely worth a visit for those in the area.

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Getting around in Yamaga Onsen

The easiest way to get around in Yamaga Onsen is by car, but most major sights and attractions are accessible by a combination of trains and busses. Though, travelers will have to rely on single tickets or a prepaid card, since no special train or bus passes are provided within this area.

If you decide to rent a car, it is advised to do so from one of the bigger cities in the vicinity. You can check-out our listings for car rentals nearby, in the FAQ menu below. 

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How long to stay in Yamaga Onsen

We recommend staying here between half a day and one day. 
 

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Day trips from Yamaga Onsen

Kumamoto hosts one of the most famous castles in Japan, the Kumamoto Castle, which is sought after all around Japan for its beauty and majestic posture. Furthermore, you can stroll around some ...

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Distance, km: 22.77

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The Yanagawa Canals are the main point of interest here and a great way to get around and explore the city.

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Distance, km: 31.31

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Experience a traditional, peaceful Japanese way of life and enjoy some of the best hot quality springs in Japan. This historic town offers breathtaking views of the mountains and the ...

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Distance, km: 36.97

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The Aso Area offers some of the most pristine nature in all of Japan. Go to the top of the largest volcano in Japan and enjoy some breathtaking views. The area ...

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Distance, km: 37.87

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Although being a small town, Hita has much to offer those visiting. Head down to Mamedamachi shopping street to buy some local souvenirs, book a tour with the Sapporo Beer ...

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Distance, km: 41.65

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Located in Nagasaki, Unzen Onsen is the first geopark in Japan. Surrounded by a breathtaking volcanic landscape,  you can bathe in the rich warm waters of the springs while enjoying ...

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Distance, km: 50.42

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Dazaifu is famous for its awe-inspiring shrines. Many Japanese students pray here for academic success. The Kyushu National Museum is also worth visiting. Hikers can go up to Mount Hōman and ...

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Distance, km: 58.70

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Takachiho Gorge is an experience you will not want to miss. Either row through the gorge to see the Minainotaki Waterfall thundering down or walk along the top to view ...

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Distance, km: 65.75

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Relax at one of the many hot springs in this quaint town or walk up to Mount Kokuzo, which overlooks Ureshino. If you have some extra time, visit Saga Ninja ...

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Distance, km: 67.08

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Yufu is another pristine hot spring town, close to Beppu. The town is home to some captivating scenery and also a great place to wander through some historic shopping streets. 

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Distance, km: 68.44

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