Genbudō Park – The Basalt Park with NS Pole Reversed

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During your time at Kinosaki Onsen, how about a side trip to Genbudō Park (玄武洞公園) that has some amazing landscapes created by volcanic activity 1.6 million years ago? Although the park is called Genbudō, which means Genbu Cave, it actually has five basalt caves, each named after one of the four Chinese mythological divine beasts.

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Kinosaki Onsen and the Stunning Michelin Certified Scenery

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Kinosaki Onsen (城崎温泉) at northern Hyōgo Prefecture has become more and more popular among tourists both locally and overseas. And it won’t be hard to understand the reason at all once you have seen the Michelin two-star rated scenery from Mt. Daishi (大師山) and the other historical and cultural charms of the hot spring resort that has prospered for more than 1,300 years!

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