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 …

    Snow Monkeys!

    A travel blog entry by acampen on Mar 27, 2015

    2 comments, 10 photos

    ... was homemade?), and the "park rangers" functioned more as gift shop cashiers than as park experts.

    Because the day was so nice, we chose an alternate route out of the park in order to visit the little onsen (hot springs) town, We hiked back down the mountain, through the park forest, along the river. It felt so restorative to spend so much time in the woods -- what a treat for these two PNW peeps!

    Once in town, we found (what we were told are) ...

    Off to Nagano to see the snow monkeys

    A travel blog entry by brenton-alan on Mar 27, 2015

    31 photos

    ... the Alps

    29th
    Today we decide to walk the main street and see the Zenkoji Temple. Well we are in for a great surprise. There is a huge parade heading to the temple, and we have arrived just before it starts. The route is lined with very talented Japanese drummers along the way playing some very addictive beats.
    We follow the parade up to the Temple where it is packed with thousands of people, and plenty of TV crew. Its ...

    Heading home...

    A travel blog entry by hortonsontour on Mar 07, 2015

    4 photos

    ... are not as a high as the Alps the snow seems excellent.

    The hotel at the airport was, well an airport hotel so not much write home about… but Japan on the other hand…

    Can’t wait to chat to our Japanese friends back at JSK to explain what a country they’ve got.

    I hope the kids remember and savour it as there won’t be many more interesting and fun countries they ...

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