Steam rises from the water behind a rope and 'Keep Out' signs (Photo: Cathy Cawood)

Soak Your Feet at Sainokawara Park

Hot river and foot bath at Kusatsu Onsen in Gunma

Cathy Cawood   - 1 min read

When I went to Kusatsu Onsen Town in Gunma, I paid a visit to Sainokawara Park. A river of hot water flows there, so hot that up-river is roped off, and cold water is piped in to cool the water. Visitors can enjoy the large public foot-bath in the park, or paddle in the warm stream.

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Cathy Cawood

Cathy Cawood @cathy.cawood

 I came to Japan in 2003 to teach English. I lived in Shiga prefecture for 1 year, and it still holds a special place in my heart. I lived in Kyoto for 9 years, then moved to Machida, Tokyo in 2014 after meeting my Japanese partner. I love to take photos, and my Japan in Pictures Facebook page ha...