Top ‘Onsen’ prefecture in Japan is Oita with high popularity to Beppu and Yufuin, followed by Gunma with Kusatsu

The latest research on ‘onsen (hot spring resort)’ in Japan, conducted by travel information magazine ‘Jalan,’ finds that the most-imaginable prefecture as an onsen resort is Oita with high popularity to Beppu and Yufuin.

The second prefecture is Gunma, where Kusatsu is popular nationwide because it is frequently exposed on various media. The third prefecture is Hokkaido with different types of onsen resorts. 

Top 10 prefectures are as follows:

1 Oita

2 Gunma

3 Hokkaido

4 Shizuoka

5 Kanagawa

6 Hyogo

7 Gifu

8 Tochigi

9 Nagano

10 Kumamoto

Let us hear your VOICEPlease feel free to leave any comments or opinions.