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

    ... The parade is accompanied by musicians in traditional Japanese costumes, quite an interesting and colorful event. The elephant made of paper is very large and being pulled by the boys with help of adults. We watch them parade around the Yubatake and go up the old, stone staircase to the Temple. We take a closer look at the Yubatake where the water gushes down day in day out, 4.000 liters of hot water per minute!
    There is also a public footbath and we ...

    From Tokyo to Kusatsu

    A travel blog entry by annsan on May 07, 2015

    24 photos

    ... descend and after seeing threatening clouds it finally starts to rain. Kusatsu is located at about 1200 meters and there is a lot of greenery everywhere. The GPS takes us straight to the hotel, no problems there! Hotel Village, located just outside of the village of Kusatsu. It pours and the bellman greets us with one of those typical transparent plastic umbrellas they use in Japan which he hands to me. At the registration desk we are helped by a kind young ...

    Snow Monkeys!

    A travel blog entry by acampen on Mar 27, 2015

    2 comments, 10 photos

    ... However, ...

    The snow monkeys were amazing! They have no fear of tourists, despite insinuations of their ferociousness. You can walk right up to many of them without them scampering away. We were surprised by how many baby monkeys there were — dozens! Although we were only in their area for about an hour, we witnessed many moments, including one of the older monkeys holding a younger one for warmth, several of the younger monkeys playing together, all ...

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