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Kusatsu overview

Kusatsu is a budget-friendly place distinct for its parks and known for its historical sites and shops. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like Kiyomizu Temple and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Nijo Castle and Heian Shrine are popular sights to see. Whatever you're into, Kusatsu has something for you.

Where to stay in Kusatsu

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Kusatsu has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Kusatsu with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Kusatsu hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Kusatsu hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Kusatsu

Fly in to Osaka (ITM-Itami), 32.6 mi (52.4 km) from downtown Kusatsu. Kobe (UKB) is the next closest major airport, 48.4 mi (77.9 km) away. Kusatsu Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Kusatsu

A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Lake Biwa Museum
  • • Otsu City Science Museum
  • • Moriyama Firefly Museum
  • • Zeze Ware Museum
  • • Shiga Kenritsu Kindai Bijutsukan
Distinguished for its historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Kusatsujuku Honjin
  • • Shinnyo-do Temple
  • • Keage Incline
  • • Mirei Shigemori Residence
  • • Niijimakyutei
It's notable for its parks and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Yabasekihan Island Park
  • • Ritto-city Yasu River Athletic Park
  • • Ojigaoka Park
  • • Ameyama Cultural Sports Park
  • • Shiga-kenritsu Omi Fuji Karyoku Park
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Kiyomizu Temple
  • • Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • • Nijo Castle
  • • Heian Shrine
  • • Gion Corner

When to visit Kusatsu

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 61°F day, 34°F night
  • April-June: 85°F day, 45°F night
  • July-September: 92°F day, 62°F night
  • October-December: 77°F day, 36°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.59 inches
  • April-June: 12.09 inches
  • July-September: 13.50 inches
  • October-December: 9.45 inches