Things to Do

Six articles will lead you to deep understanding of Arima Onsen, with full of tips to maximize the cultural benefits of your visits.

Directory & Map

Here are simple directions for Arima vistiors, you can find and pick where to stay, eat, shop according to your plan. There are also more information about public services. Please check your direction with maps if you were lost in Arima.

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Seasonal Features



Autumn Festival

Autumn Festival

2nd: A local festival in which the mikoshi (a sacred palanquin) and lion dance parade around from Tousen-jinjya (shrine) throughout the town.


Arima Dai-Chakai Tea Ceremony

Arima Dai-Chakai Tea Ceremony

2nd – 3rd: A tea ceremony in commemoration of Toyotomi Hideyoshi in which the Omote-senke and Ura-senke styles go in alternation and tearooms are set up in 3 locations around town.

Momiji-Chakai Tea Ceremony

Momiji-Chakai Tea Ceremony

4th – 6th, 11th – 13th, 18th – 20th: Open-air tea ceremony held at Zuihou-ji Park. Feel free to take part in this tea ceremony for yourself.

Plan Your Trip

Now it’s time to make your own plan in Arima Onsen. Where, when and how to visit, there are full information you will need. 1hr trip from Kyoto, Osaka and Himeji, 2hr trip from KIX, the trip to Arima Onsen is now becoming much shorter than you imagine.