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BY PLANE
From Haneda International Airport(Tokyo International Airport)
Haneda International Airport / Monorail (about 17 min) → Hamamatsucho Station / JR Yamanote Line (about 13 min) → Ueno Station / new express Kusatsu issue (about 2 hours 9 min) → Nakanojō Station
From Narita International Airport
Narita International Airport / Narita Express (about 60 min) → Tokyo Station / JR Yamanote Line (about 7 min) → Ueno Station / new express Kusatsu issue (about 2 hours 9 min) → Nakanojō Station
BY CAR
From the Tokyo area
Nerima IC/Kan'etsu expressway → Shibukawa Ikaho IC → Route 353 → Yoshimoto
From Niigata district
Niigata Nishi IC/ Kan'etsu expressway → Tsukiyono IC → Route 145 → Route 353 → Yoshimoto
From Nagoya district
Komaki JCT/Chuo express way → Okaya JCT/Nagano expressway → Koshoku JCT/Joshin'etsu expressway →Ueda Sugadaira IC → Route 144 → Route 145 → Route 353 → Yoshimoto
BY TRAIN
From the Tokyo area
Ueno Station/New limited express Kusatsu → Nakanojo Station
Tokyo Station/Joetsu Shinkansen → Takasaki station/JR Joetsu line → Shibukawa station/JR Agatsuma line → Nakanojō Station
From Niigata district
Niigata Station/Joetsu Shinkansen → Takasaki station/JR Joetsu line → Shibukawa station/JR Agatsuma line → Nakanojō Station
From Nakanojō Station
30 min by taxi (18.1km).
Or take the fixed route bus from Nakanojo Station to the last stop "Shima Onsen", then walk 10 min. (timetable here)
BY BUS
This is expressway bus from JR Tokyo station, Yaesu-dori bus terminal to Shiman Hot spring. To reach our inn, get off the bus at the last stop "Shiman Onsen" and then walk about 10 min. They have additional bus services in winter.
[Departure] Depart 9:00 at Tokyo
Station Yaesu-dori Bus terminal Arrive 12:30 at Shiman Onsen
[Return]Depart 13:45 at Shiman Onsen
Arrive 17:30 at Tokyo Station Yaesu-dori Bus terminal
[Fees] One-way 3,100 yen Round-trip
5,100 yen (half price for children under primary school)
[Contact] Kanetsu Transport Co., Ltd.
TEL 0120-12-8805 (Click here for details)

TOURIST GUIDE

Shima Onsen has some sightseeing spots such as "the Lake Oku Shima" famous for its blue water, and a historical temple called "Hinatami Yakushi-do." There is the River Shima with beautiful jade color behind the inn.
TOURIST GUIDE
Okushima Lake
1.Lake Okushima
This is an artificial lake with about 5km circumference. This lake is known for its color curiously changing many times a day, and is compared with Goshiki-numa (five-colored pond) in Urabandai. This lake is good for walking and fishing.
Hinatami Yakushido
2.Hinatami Yakushido
Hinatami Yakushido, which is the only National important cultural property in Gunma prefecture, is a small thatched temple build in 1598 in the Muromachi era. There is "Gomuso (dreaming) Hot spring" just next to the temple.
Ouketsu
3.Ouketsu
Ouketsu (Giant's kettle) is a round hole created in a rock at the bottom of a river by erosion with swirling in the river. You can see eight of the art created by the nature in several ten thousand years.
Gomusou no Yu
Gomusou no Yu
You can enjoy the source of spring, which founded Shiman hot spring. According to the legend, a god gave the hot spring, saying "I give you a holy spring for caring 40,000 kinds of sickness." [Open 9:00 to 15:00]
Hinatami Yakushido no Yu(Foot Bath)
Hinatami Yakushido no Yu(Foot Bath)
This is footbath next to Gomuso hot spring. Please relax your tired foots, maybe after walking.
Kawara no Yu
Kawara no Yu
This is located at the end of Hagi-bashi Bridge, from which you can enjoy the view of the river in front of you. You can enjoy the atmosphere of a cave bath from the outer look and inner walls of the bath. [Open 9:00 to 15:00]

STAY PLAN

Our sister Inn Yoshinoya in Kusatsu.
Shima Onsen Association
http://www.shimaonsen.com/en/