Welcome to Kusatsu Onsen

In the early 20th century, Emperor Meiji's German doctor Erwin von Bälz proclaimed the waters here 'very conducive to health'. The German connection endures with cheesy faux-Bavarian chalets sprinkled about the place, and a train station labeled 'Bahnhof'.

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