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  • Nikko Area

Yunishikawa-onsen KAMAKURA Snow House Festival

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Enjoy fantastic evenings in this illuminated snow-filled Onsen town.

This feature festival of Yunishikawa Onsen is held from late January to early March every year. Hundreds of small snow houses (mini-kamakura) are built and lighted up by candle lights. During the day enjoy sleighing or a barbeque in the snow house (by appointment only). This illuminated snow-filled town is simply mesmerising.

Location Map

Basic Information

Address 1042 Yunishikawa, Nikko-city, Tochigi
Telephone Number 0288-22-1525
Website https://www.visitnikko.jp/en/spots/yunishigawa-onsen-kamakura-snow-house-festival/
Business Hours 09:00-21:00*17:30- Light up
*The dates and the time may change due to temperature and weather.
Days Closed for Business Sawaguchi mini kamakura area
Closed : every Monday to Thursday
Price ※Heike-no-sato venue1day : Adult 510yen, Child 250yen
※Free admission for Sawaguchi mini kamakura area
Date January 26(Fri) to February 25(Sun), 2024
Venue *Heike-no-sato(1042 yunishikawa,Nikko-city,Tochigi)
*Sawaguchi reverside
DIRECTIONS *Heike-no-sato village venue:25 minutes from Yunishigawa-Onsen Station by buses bound for Yunishigawa Onsen to the last stop.

*Sawaguchi reverside venue:10 minutes walk from Heike-no-sato venue
Map Code 716 160 050*24

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Nikko Area

The Nikko area, in the northwestern part of the prefecture, is particularly mountainous. In the midst of the rich nature, including the 2,486-meter-high volcano Mt. Nantai, Lake Chuzenji, and Kegon Falls, there are numerous shrines and temples that are registered as UNESCO Cultural Heritage sites. From Kinugawa Onsen to Kawaji Onsen, hot springs can also be found throughout the area. There are a wide range of outdoor activities to enjoy as well, such as stand-up paddleboarding in the summer and snowshoeing in the winter.

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