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Get Ready to Pack Your Bags for Kusatsu

Onsen Video Gunma Kanto

While Japan might be known as a technologically advanced country, there are those who visit to experience the rural environment. A great example of that is Kusatsu in Gunma Prefecture, which is a small town that's already a major travel destination for local and foreign tourists. The famous Kusatsu Hot Springs are one of the top 100 onsen in Japan, so they don’t necessarily need an advertising team to stay on top of their tourism game, but a spectacular 4K (ultra HD) video certainly doesn’t hurt.

Many of the beautiful shots of the town are captured with the help of drones. The video is racking up over a million views on the town’s YouTube page, but perhaps most surprisingly is the number of comments left in English wondering how one could get an English-teaching job in Kusatsu. With only one elementary school and one junior high school, job vacancies are probably very, very limited.

This isn’t the only 4K video posted by the town, as they also have one that shows the beauty of Kusatsu during the autumn foliage season.

But if you can’t make it out to Gunma, there are plenty of other onsen towns that are just as magical all over the country. All are worth a visit, so if you can’t decide which one to choose, you might as well visit them all!

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