Kinugawa River

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  • Kinugawa River Boat Tour

  • Kinugawa River Boat Tour

  • Kinugawa River Boat Tour

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Facts & Figures

The length of the Kinugawa river is 176.7 km. The river is later merging with the Tone River. It is a great place for a boat cruise down the river. Start your journey at the Kinugawa Onsen Station and enjoy the smooth ride. Japan Rail Pass Buy now and Save >
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  • Kinugawa River Tour:
  • Opening Hours: - 9:00 am to 3:45 pm – mid-April till late November
  • Admission Fee - 2500 yen (Adults), 1100 (Children)


In the old times the Kinugawa river caused heavy floods in the Kanto region.


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The Kinugawa river is located on the main island Honshu in the Kanto region.

How to get to Kinugawa river?

  • 140min from Tokyo Tobu Asakusa Station to Kinugawa Onsen St. by Tobu Railways or
  • 120min from Tokyo Shinjuku to Kinugawa Onsen Station by JR and Tobu Railways and
  • 5min from Kinugawa Onsen Station to Kinugawa River Cruise

Sightseeing spots


Kinugawa Onsen - a popular and famous Onsen town located at the Kinugawa River

Nikko - just 30min by train and you can explore Nikko's UNESCO World Heritage Site

Tobu World Square - a popular theme park containing famous buildings from all over the world in miniatur (scale 1/25th)

Edo Wonderland / Nikko Edo Village - jump back in time and enjoy this theme park with an authentic village from the Edo-period

Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)


Kinugawa Hot Springs Cherry Blossom Festival (21st)
The festival location is near the Kinugawa Onsen Station. Enjoy the blooming of the famous Yoshino cherry trees.

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