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Yamanouchi Town has 3 prominent resort areas of Shiga Kogen, Yudanaka & Shibu Onsen Resort and Kita-Shiga Kogen. Shiga Kogen: its landscape and mountains were recognized as a national park. Yudanaka Shibu Onsen Resort—beloved by artists and writers—consists of 9 hot spring districts: Yudanaka Onsen, Shin-Yudanaka Onsen, Shibu Onsen, Andai Onsen, Jigokudani Onsen, Honami Onsen, Hoshikawa Onsen, Kakuma Onsen and Kambayashi Onsen. Kita-Shiga Kogen: it's where you can find the Mt. Ryuo, which rises up upon a sea of clouds. Come visit Yamanouchi Town and experience its grand landscapes and variety of hot springs.

Shiga Kogen

Shiga Kogen

Offering some of the worlds highest dry snow, SHIGA KOGEN definitely wins for quality of powder from 2,300 high. In summer and Autumn, various trails allow to explore the park and admire amazing views which is certified as Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO ‒ tourists can enjoy a diverse nature all the way.

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Yudanaka & Shibu Onsen Resort

Yudanaka & Shibu Onsen Resort

Rich hot springs resort has a long history dating back 1,300 years with destinations as a peaceful gateway to simply relax. Walk and look around traditional Japanese buildings along a cobbled street.

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Kita-Shiga Kogen

Kita-Shiga Kogen

Halfpipes, terrain parks, powder zone… perfect area for freestyle lovers! No matter what level of skier or snowboarder you are, Kita-Shiga Kogen creates a real JAPOW experience that will have you grinning ear to ear. Get your taste of traditional Soba (buckwheat noodles) and coffee break at SORA terrace surrounded the sea of clouds.

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Snow Monkey Park

Snow Monkey Park

Established in 1964, Jigokudani Yaen-Koen allows visitors to observe the wild Japanese macaque in their natural habitat, as they bathe in the warm springs became popular as “SNOW MONKEY” by tourists. With luck, you have a chance to see baby monkeys in Spring. The park has lots of funs to be had throughout year!

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Shiga Kogen

Yudanaka & Shibu Onsen Resort

Kita-Shiga Kogen

Snow Monkey Park

Shiga Kogen

Yudanaka & Shibu Onsen Resort

Kita-Shiga Kogen

Snow Monkey Park

Shiga Kogen,Yudanaka & Shibu Onsen Resort and Kita-Shiga Kogen that offer a great variety of seasonal activities taking advantage of their unique location.
Enjoy trekking in the mountains during summer, snowshoe hiking and other fun activities in winter.
You can make the rounds of different hot springs, refreshing your feet with hassle-free footbaths in the hot spring district.
There's also fruits picking from spring through autumn featuring fresh produce,
such as cherries, blueberries, peaches, grapes and apples, grown beside crystal clear streams.

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