FREE bathing at Kurokawa Onsen on June 26th!!!

Once a year,on JUNE 26th, you can bathe in the public outdoor baths at any of the 24 ryokan belonging to the Kurokawa Onsen Ryokan Association for FREE!  If you are a day-tripper you may use the baths between 10am and 3pm,ryokan guests however may bathe from 8:30am to 9pm. Pick up an English map from the Visitor Center and of course,don’t forget to pop into the reception of the ryokan first before heading off to use the baths!






Summer Event: Firefly- viewing tour (for guests staying at Ryokan in Kurokawa)

If you are staying at a ryokan in Kurokawa between now and the end of July,it`s the perfect chance to join an evening firefly- viewing tour. Just make a reservation before 4pm at the reception of the ryokan where you are staying,as places are limited. Meet at the Visitor Center at 7:50pm for an 8pm departure,the tour is free and lasts about an hour. You are advised to wear shoes rather than sandals and requested not to take flash photographs or leave litter. If the weather is too wet or cold there may not be  many fireflies ,but most evenings there should be quite a show! The tour is cancelled in case of rain.