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Address: 9400-2 Oaza Toyosato, Shimotakai-gun, Nozawaonsen-mura 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 80-88174888

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Beautiful village

Small and traditional village, scattered with lots of ancient public hotbaths, some are free, some chargeable but housed in lovely architecture, many nice boutiques, and beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2016
Leanne L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Small and traditional village, scattered with lots of ancient public hotbaths, some are free, some chargeable but housed in lovely architecture, many nice boutiques, and beautiful temples on the top hill with nice view.

Thank Leanne L
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Nozawa Onsen is an quaint, charming small town renown for its ski facilities (dated back to 1924) and numerous public hot baths (soto-yu). The ski is suitable for all ages and different capabilities, including beginners (separate reviews here for Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort). We took a crash course from one of the ski centers and our daughter, accompanied by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I am not really sure, but I do believe the onsen water made me feel better after getting sick! Got a bad cough and after that relax full and REALLY hot water!!! A must! Go to the public one! True experience!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Loved everything about this ski trip, I couldn't fault Nqzawa Onsen for skiing, food and fun, it really has everything.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We have just returned from a week at Nozawa Onsen. What a lovely village! The skiing is great (even though it was apparently a "bad" snow season, we received 65cm of the white fluffy stuff overnight during our stay, which is a "big deal" when you are used to skiing in NZ!!). We enjoyed the onsen experience and great food... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Cant wait to go back. Loved Nozawa. Beautiful Japanese food, great beer, great coffee. Awesome little village.

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Traditional village atmosphere. Great restaurants, great feel more a place where you can mix some culture with snow sports. Worth a trip

Thank ReeceHenry
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Had a great time in Nozawa Onsen. Will be back as soon as I can get enough leave. Make sure you try the Onsen's.

Thank Mike E
Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Without neon lights as Niseko, just authentic Japanese village. Very good restaurants and food and realistic prices. Every thing is very close and village have many free Onsens (hot springs). New bullet train from Tokyo to Iiyama is very fast and good. From Iiyma take a taxi or local bus. For handicap may be too hilly.

Thank Macharza
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Large crowds visit during the winter to take advantage of the great skiing available. Not like your regular ski village, the town is full of character and located in a beautiful spot. Even without the skiing, it would be a great place to visit. Reasonably easy to get to. Just get the Shinkansen to Iiyama and then the bus to... More 

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