Shibu-Onsen Kokuya

Address: 2200 Hirao, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 381-0401, Japan | Ryokan
 
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Location

This ryokan, located in the Kumanoyu Onsen area of Yamanouchi-machi, is near Shiga Kogen Ski Area.
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    Travel Blogs from Yamanouchi-machi

    Snow Monkeys, Day 2

    A travel blog entry by wangard on Feb 17, 2015

    2 comments, 27 photos

    Today was day number 2 with the snow monkeys. We will have an opportunity for a half day tomorrow, but we are going to stick around town and explore a bit. Our hotel is about 50 feet from a Buddhist temple. The monkeys were feisty today. You will find many fight and chase scenes. They are hilarious to watch. There is a TON of snow, as you can …

    Day #1 -- Snow Monkeys

    A travel blog entry by wangard on Feb 16, 2015

    8 comments, 19 photos

    Today we visited the snow monkey park in Nagano prefecture (site of a previous winter Olympic Games. We visited the snow Monkeys for most of the afternoon, enjoyed the mountains and scenery, and returned to our traditional Japanese hotel for a really hot bath and traditional Japanese dinner. Bob used chopsticks. True story. Getting to know group …

    Kusatsu

    A travel blog entry by annsan on May 08, 2015

    38 photos

    ... others giving their feet a welcome break. The water is really hot and it takes me a couple of tries before I can immerse my feet into the hot water. The water has strong anti-bacterial powers with superior therapeutic and spiritual qualities. Emile's left foot was giving him problems and almost immediately after the footbath his neuropathy pains were gone :-) we enjoy a coffee on an outdoor patio and walk around town. After lunch in a local noodle ...

    From Tokyo to Kusatsu

    A travel blog entry by annsan on May 07, 2015

    24 photos

    ... speaks very little English, unfortunately we don't speak Japanese... We receive all kind of vouchers for dinner, breakfast, onsen elsewhere as well as information in Japanese. To the best of her abilities she explains that there is only wifi in the lounge. When we are about to go to our room an older staff member informs us that we do have wifi in the room after all. The room is very small, smells stuffy and the bathroom is even smaller, you can barely ...

    Snow Monkeys!

    A travel blog entry by acampen on Mar 27, 2015

    2 comments, 10 photos

    ... presented breakfasts we have ever had (food tasted great as well!). We really didn’t want to leave after being pampered so throughly during our stay.

    Next we caught the brand new (just started operation on March 14th!) Hokuriku Shinkansen to Nagano. Being a new route, even the locals were taking pictures in front of the new train prior to boarding.

    After storing our bags in a train station locker*, we picked up our Snow Monkey Park passes ...

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