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Kusatsu

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JR Kusatsu Station East Gate View
For the Kusatsu Onsen in Gunma Prefecture, see Kusatsu.

Kusatsu (草津市) is a city in Shiga prefecture.

Understand[edit]

Kusatsu city used to be a prosperous town as a stage located crossroads of Nakasendo road and Tokaido road for travelers to Tokyo from all over Japan.

Get in[edit]

Kusatsu is has two stations along JR's Tokaido Main Line, Kusatsu Station and Minami-Kusatsu Station, so it is very easy to access from Kyoto, Osaka, and Kobe. All local, kaisoku, and shin-kaisoku trains stop at Kusatsu Station. Kusatsu Station is also served by the Kusatsu Line, which connects Kusatsu to Ritto, Koka, and Iga (Tsuge Station) in Mie.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Mizunomori Water Botanical Garden
  • Lake Biwa Museum

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Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • Ubaga-mochi, a small bean-paste cake

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

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Routes through Kusatsu
KyotoOtsu  W JR Tokaido icon.png E  OmihachimanNagoya
KyotoOtsu  W Meishin Expwy Route Sign.svg E  RyuoNagoya
Meishin Expwy  W Shin-Meishin Expwy Route Sign.svg E  kokaKameyama



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