A ranch located in Aso, Kumamoto, where you can enjoy the nature and horses, and experience peace of mind.



A ranch where you can really enjoy yourself, bursting with animals and featuring the Cosmos Garden, auto-camping sites, etc.

Aso Nature Land


You can enjoy the outdoors and the large-scale nature of Aso.
Paraglider, hot air balloon, trekking, horse riding, etc.

Kujuu Flower Park


A park that is a recipient of the “Hana Tourist Area Creation Grand Prize.”
View the beautiful flowers and feel satisfied and healed.

Kujuu Highland Craft Beer Village


With an attached restaurant, and a factory where local beer is brewed using clear Kujo Kogen water!
Please be careful to not drink too much.

Cuddly Dominion


With “Pan”, a chimpanzee who has become famous after an appearance on a Japanese news channel.
The “Miyazawa Theater” uses animals and is very popular.

Kurokawa Onsen


Here is a popular hot spring resort in Japan.
It is located in the valley along the Tanoharu river. Small Ryokan are built next to each other in the spa town.
Buildings of unified appearance with mud walls and Kawara* roof lined together. Coupled with the surrounding countryside, the atmosphere is like "Japan of the countryside". * Kawara is a kind of japanese Clay Roofing Tile.
Regardless of the day of the week, the feature of this town is the figure that many tourists swagger.

Kurokawa Onsen General Information Center


It is a general information center which is located in the center of the Kurokawa onsen. There is also a car park and public toilets.

We provide information on the room vacancies of the day, directions, and facility guidance. We sell Onsen tickets, "Mugwort shampoo, rinse, and body soap" which are used in Kurokawa Onsen Central, and also towels. We also distribute the Kurokawa Onsen map and brochure of each ryokan.

Opening hours on weekdays 9:00 ~ 18:00; Saturday, Sunday and the day before public holidays 9:00 ~ 19:00.

Onsen ticket(Nyuu-tou Tegata)


After you have purchased an Onsen ticket, you can enjoy the three ryokan’s open-air bath. It is valid within six months. It costs 1200 Japanese yen.

Kurokawa Onsen Union is holding a variety of events to give away certificates, Kurokawa Onsen’s items and accommodation auxiliary ticket.

■ Introduction of the Onsen ticket
Onsen tickets make use of thinnings of "Oguni cedar". They are made by the people of the elderly club.

The issuance of the Onsen ticket is around 12 to 200,000 copies a year. Its sales have been used in such as the street maintenance in Kurokawa Onsen, introduction of common leather soled sandals and umbrella, environmentally friendly soap and shampoo.

Through the issuance of this Onsen ticket, the cohesiveness in Kurokawa Onsen becomes strong.



Jizou-Dou is located in the center of the Kurokawa Onsen.
Children of Kurokawa Onsen grew up listening to the story of Jizou-Dou.
The story has been written at the entrance of Jizou-Dou.
Nyuu-tou Tegata has Ema printed on them. Ema is a wooden votive tablet.



Jizou-Yu is located in the opposite way of the Jizou-Dou.
Jizou-Yu is a public bathhouse of residents who live in Kurokawa Onsen. Within them there exists a "good traditional open relationship" of the locals from children to the elderly. Bathing fee is 200 yen.

Koibitotachino-Oka(Lover's Hill)


"Hiranodai plateau viewing platform" is commonly called "Lover's Hill." It is located a little bit away from the Kurokawa Onsen town.

Scenery has spread to from Kuju mountain range to Aso. This place has been selected as the "Lovers' Holy Land".

■ Car parks available

Sundries shop Fukuroku

雑貨屋 ふくろく

The main products are towels of unique colors and patterns ,Kurokawa Onsen original Tenugui, and handmade soap. Small goods of old cloth and hemp fabrics bag are also on sale.

Opening hours 9:00 ~ 18:00

Confectionery shop
“Patisserie Roku”

製菓店 パティスリー麓

It is a patisserie that you may want to go in between hot springs and shopping.
If you go down Igo-zaka, you can smell the drifting aroma of baked goods.

Opening hours 9:00 ~ 18:00


Our standard policy is a per-person charge which entitles each guest to one dinner and one breakfast for each night of stay, with a limit of 2 to 6 people per room.

 JR Train




A special discount ticket offered by JR railways, geared towards individual foreign tourists. Ride as many bullet and express trains as you'd like (Nozomi and Mizuho trains excluded) within the given time period!

In the case of car(Access time)

From Fukuoka City・・・About 2h and 30m
From Kita-Kyushu City・・・About 3h
From Hita IC・・・About 1h
From Kumamoto IC・・・About 1h
From Oita City ・・・About 1h 30m
From Yufuin IC・・・About 1h 10m

Kurokawa Onsen is located in “Kumamoto”. Kumamoto is located in the southern part of Japan “Kyushu”. Kurokawa Onsen often snows in winter because it is located on highlands. Please prepare for the snow and freezing such as using chains and studless tires.

Accommodation facilities & more details

Internet access Yes(Wi-Fi)
Internet connection charges No(Free)
Pets Allowed No
Onsen hot springs on accommodation Yes


Service & tax
Service charge included
Consumption tax NOT included
SPA tax(150yen) NOT included
※ New Year, Obon ,seasonal periods such as the GW may be subjected to a different price.
Most common charge style Room with Dinner and Breakfast included (per person)
Child age 7~12 Dinner and Breakfast with Futon and amenity 7,500 yen.
age 4~6 Dinner and Breakfast with Futon and amenity 5,000 yen.
age 1~3 Dinner only 4,000 yen.
age1~3 Free 2,000 yen
Cancellation Cash,Credit Card(VISA,Master,Amex)
Payment ※Cancellation fee
7~2 day prior :30% of the room rate
1 day prior : 50% of the room rate
Accomodation day : 100%


Name of accommodation FUMOTO Ryokan
Area Kurokawa Onsen(KUMAMOTO)
Address Manganji
Asogun Minamiogunimachi, Kumamoto
6697 Japan
Use international cash cards and credit cards to withdraw Japanese yen!
7-ELEVEN (Seven Bank ATMs)

Address : Uchinomaki
Aso, Kumamoto
869-2301 Japan 


旅館 こうの湯

All rooms in this hotel, which is located slightly away from the bustling Kurokawa Onsen resort, are separated in individual buildings, and are equipped with private open-air baths.
The open-air onsen includes a "tachiyu" that is considered to be the deepest in Japan, where guests can bath standing, and a private open-air onsen. Dinner meals offer such a gorgeous lineup of dishes that they could be referred to as a "course of Japanese tradition". Popular ryokan with a large number of repeat visitors.