Igo & Shogi
Kusatsu Hot Spring Kirishimaya Ryokan
For all go and shogi playing customers!
|Kirishimaya Ryokan is fully equipped with
go and shogi equipment and is the perfect place for a
game! Our ryokan may be located in the center of a hot
spring town, but it is also adjacent to Kakoiyama Park,
containing Shirane Shrine, Suwa Shrine, Mitsumine Shrine
etc. It is on a slope in a bright location receiving tranquil
sunlight, and has an excellent view.The go and shogi room
used to be the archery dojo, so we are confident it will
be perfect for our go and shogi playing guests.
As you all know by now Kusatsu Hot spring is a spring
containing highly acidic hydrogen sulfate alums and copperas
and has been famous since olden times for its medicinal
benefits, so we are confident you can have a thoroughly
enjoyable and satisfying stay.
From the windows of every room, you can see cherry blossoms
and azaleas in spring, crimson foliage in autumn and snowy
landscapes in winter. You can also see Japanese primroses
(kurinso)- a rare plant found in high mountains, lady
slipper (atsumoriso), skunk cabbage (mizubasho), light
moss (hikarigoke) etc in front of the entrance hall.
We offer a free lunch service for all groups of over ten
guests! (Particularly suitable for our go and shogi playing
bringing a group, please phone in advance to enquire
about service plans for group customers.
We can find game partners for
single guests tooI
Working together with the Kusatsu Hot Spring go club
Please state on booking that you would like us to find
you a go or shogi partner.
Director: Yoshiaki Nakazawa