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Special Lightup of Yubatake, Kusatsu Onsen, Japan 草津溫泉湯畑特別燈光秀 | by olvwu | 莫方
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Special Lightup of Yubatake, Kusatsu Onsen, Japan 草津溫泉湯畑特別燈光秀

As the highlight of the seasonal Illumination program, the Yubatake Illumination Committee brought out a 5-day event "Special Lightup". At 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., March 11-14, the committee added colorful spotlight show accompanying with classic music.



Yubatake(湯畑), or "hot water field", is a set of wooden boxes used to collect minerals of hot spring water in Kusatsu, Japan. As the main tourist attraction spot, yubatake represents the quality and the abundant water output of the spring source. The local hot-spring hotel alliance thus announced "Onsen-ism" to cerebrate this gift of nature in 2001. Recently, it also hold a special "Illumination" program from November to March, setting various light installations that adds more holiday atmosphere.



湯畑 Illumination website

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Taken on March 11, 2010