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Address: 9400-2 Oaza Toyosato, Shimotakai-gun, Nozawaonsen-mura 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
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One of the places you can come across on a rest day from the slopes. Interesting place where the locals go to cook their veges using hot Onsen water. Tourist are not allowed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the places you can come across on a rest day from the slopes. Interesting place where the locals go to cook their veges using hot Onsen water. Tourist are not allowed inside the area but no big deal though as you can see from the outside what they do. Put it on your place to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The trees covered in snow and the scenery from the top of the mountain are worth more than a visit! The hot springs are small, basic, but I almost always got to enjoy the whole bath by myself, which was great. I also accidentally discovered the area where the locals use the hot waters to cook (Ogama, I think it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you enjoy the on-mountain atmospher ski village, Nozawa Onsen is the place for you. Unlike some of the ski areas in Japan, no shuttle buses are require and the town / village has a wonderful atmospher. Great venue for families / couples ir individual travellers.

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Orange, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally amazing place- the setting the people the onsen the snow the food the atmosphere the surroundings the streetscapes the FOOD ! The ski resort the drive to the village the hospitality the cobbled streets the total serenity the awesome forests of birch and cedar- could move here in a heartbeat just lovely-oh and if you enjoy a very hot... More 

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Thank Lolli R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited NozawaOnsen as a place to get a more traditional Japanese experience on our way to our ski trip in Hakuba. We were not disappointed. We spend two days here over New Years and had a spectacular time. We stayed in a traditional Ryokan, and loved wondering the little town, enjoyed the New Years festivities and skied one day.... More 

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St Helier, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived in this small town on the local bus from Liyama train station. There'd been a huge dump of snow so the bus journey was interesting and beautiful. Despite the snow it wasn't cold as there was no icy wind. The walk from the bus terminus to our ryokan (Jinnobi, O-yu street) wasn't very far. The streets are very narrow,... More 

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perth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a gorgeous little town! Worthwhile visiting if you are in Nagano prefecture. We caught the bus from Iiyama station and it's about a 30mins to Nozawa Onsen. Cost about 700yen per person one way. It has such cute little houses and eateries. We walked around the town and went to Nozawa Ski area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I have never seen so much powder. After that find your way to an Australia bar under a Thai restaurant where a Scotsman will pour you Japanese whiskey and tell you stories about Costa Rica. Wonderful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

If you think Hokkaido is too cold and too expensive for a winter holiday, then Nozawaonsen might be your call for winter wonderland in Japan. Transport From mid Dec , they have special bus to bring you from the Narita Airport straight to the area, the cost is not expensive about 10K yen. The trip will be around 5 to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We love this village. All the residents are super friendly, eager to help. We thoroughly enjoyed all the good, culture and town experience. We will definitely be back for mid season when there is more chance of snow.

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