This feature festival of Yunishigawa Onsen is held from late January to early March every year. A variety of snowmen handmade by local residents of all ages welcome visitors with a warm greeting. During the day enjoy sleighing or a barbeque in the snow huts (by appointment only), in the evening rows of small huts along the river are candlelit. This illuminated snow-filled town is simply mesmerising.
|Address||1042 Yunishigawa, Nikko-city, Tochigi|
|Telephone Number||0288-22-1525 （Nikko Tourist Association）|
|Business Hours||09:00-21:00 (January 26 to March 3, 2019)
*The dates and the time may change due to temperature and weather.
|Price||1day:Adult 510yen,Child 250yen Night:Adult 300yen,Child 200yen|
|Date||・Main site: Heike-no-sato (09:00-21:00)
・ Mini-Kamakura site at the banks of the Sawaguchi River
(17:30-21:00) From January 26 to March 3, 2019 except Wednesday and Thursdays
|Directions||By public transport: Take the Nikko Kotsu Dial Bus from “Yunishigawa Onsen” station (Yagan Railway, Aizu Kinugawa line) to the last stop “Yunishigawa Onsen” (approx. 20 minutes), and walk about 10 minutes.|
By car: Exit Imaichi IC and take Route 121 to prefectural highway Route 249. About a 70-minute drive.
*Be prepared for snow driving with winter tires or chains.