About Gero Onsen
Gero Onsen is one of Japan's three best Onsen and famous for the waters which have retained that special quality. Gero is located between Nagoya and Takayama, about an hour south of Takayama. This makes it a convenient stopover, or an attractive alternative to stay during the Takayama Festival, when lodging is difficult to find in Takayama.
Sagi no Yu (Foot bath)
This spa was the oldest one in Gero Onsen area. Anyone can enjoy foot bathing for free.
Kosaka town of Gero is the area with lots of waterfalls. More than 210 waterfalls were founded until today.
Cherry blossoms of Miyadani (Spring)
This beautiful cherry blossoms are in Miyadani Shrine of Gero city Hagiwara town. Light-up cherry blossoms with he building which was registered tangible cultural property will be reflected on the water.
Ryujin Himatsuri Festival (Summer)
This festival is the main event of Gero Onsen Festival held in August. Many of men carry 5 dragons and portable shrines and walk around the town.
Gero Dance (Summer)
This is also one of the event of Gero Onsen Festival. Everyone not only local people but also travelers dance together.
Fireworks Musical (Summer and Winter)
Fireworks musical is held in Summer and Winter. The best fireworks artist in the world perfumes the live show of fireworks, illumination and music.
Tsuchibina Doll Festival
This is the festival held in Gero Onsen Gassho village from February to April. More than 1500 of Hina dolls that are said to bring health, happiness to small girls are exhibited.
Hida Beef Tomato Rice Bowl
Where to stay
Hotel Kusakabe Armeria
1811 Koden Gero
1167-1 Koden Gero
Gero Onsen Bosenkan
190-1 Yunoshima Gero
Yunoshima 30 Gero