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Snow Monkey Resorts Info & Gift Shop

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The Snow Monkey Resorts Info & Gist shop is based close to the Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park. We offer various things to make your visit to and around the park more comfortable and enjoyable, like snow boots, crampons, jackets in winter, and rain...more
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1382 Hirao, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun 381-0401, Nagano Prefecture
+81 269-38-1739
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Cute little gift shop so you can purchase cups mugs photos stuff monkeys. Appears clean and nice to visit and warm up in the winter.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed June 13, 2018

It is a very pleasant walk of at least a km through the forest but after the initial steps the path is flat. The monkeys are amusing and when we were there there babies too - very cute. Not something I would recommend for a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Actually had quite a bit more than I was expecting. The person working the counter was friendly. Prices were typical to what we'd seen elsewhere.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Monica L
Reviewed March 1, 2018

strange they did not make fridge magnets Maybe some T shirts without so many big Japanese characters would be welcome. They stock some huge raisins_ sweet.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank DLkkkhee
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

It’s a bit of a hike to get to the onsen, but once you get there it’s definitely worth the effort! The monkeys are amazing to watch, and the scenery is beautiful!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank aussiestorm65
Reviewed December 25, 2017

If you are not prepared for your visit, you can rent boots, jackets and other weather equipment from this shop, which is super convenient.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JTWWeller
Reviewed November 13, 2017

The staff here are well trained and know their business and are more than willing to offer your assistance for their site as well as the valley. The usual souvenirs are available and the exhibit is OK. and the bathrooms are clean.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Lee K
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Not a lot of items to buy could have done with more monkey related goods for the tourists. Staff friendly.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank julie h
Reviewed June 15, 2017

It is what is says an information centre and gift shop selling what you would expect, monkey trinkets, key rings, tee-shirts, pens,etc, many of which are locally made You can also get a drink, sit down and use the toilet, before heading into the main...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank deborahk3
Reviewed May 25, 2017

A welcome warm coffee after visiting the snow monkeys, hot food is also sold here, tho I didn't try it others said it was pretty average. All sorts of trinkets & the usual T shirts, key rings etc are available tho like most souvenir shops...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Karen F
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Audrey A
January 17, 2016|
Response from nispero_zapote | Reviewed this property |
There are many nice ryokans in the area including in the little town called Shibu Onsen or in Yudanaka. Most hotels will provide breakfast if you ask in advance and there are a handful of restaurants in town for lunch and... More
March 23, 2015|
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Response from Oiltraveller | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they do hire out boots, cramp-ons but be there early to ensure you get your size.