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Nozawa Onsen
  • Nozawa Fire Festival

    In the midst of winter Nozawa comes to life with the exuberance, antics, and heat of its famous Fire Festival

  • Deep powder days and party at night

    Nozawa is home to a popular ski resort known for its powder snow, great terrain, and lively village nightlife

  • Traditional Onsen Town

    There are really local onsens right next to the snow resort

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Nozawa Onsen

The hot springs of Nozawa Onsen were discovered in the 8th century and since that time have been known for their healing properties. Like the Japanese for centuries before them, international visitors now head to Nozawa to soak their bodies (and souls) in the ancient springs. The village is home to 13 'soto-yu' (free public baths), which visitors are encouraged to enjoy like a local. Winter brings the village to life as powder snow buries the village and mountains and turns Nozawa into one of the most popular ski resorts in all of Nagano.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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TOURS

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  • [START FROM NOZAWA/MADARAO] Private Snow Monkey Tour

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HOTELS

  • Nozawa Grand Hotel

    Nozawa Grand Hotel is situated close to…
  • Nozawa Onsen Area

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ACTIVITY

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  • Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort

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EVENT

  • Fire Festival Nozawa Onsen

    January 15th

    Each year on the 15th of January t…

BLOG

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