Yunishigawa Kamakura Festival 湯西川温泉かまくら祭 (Yunishigawa Kamakura Matsuri)

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

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

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Basic Information

Address 1042 Yunishigawa, Nikko-city, Tochigi
Telephone Number 0288-22-1525 (Nikko Tourist Association)
Website http://www.nikko-kankou.org/
Business Hours 09:00-21:00 (January 28 to March 5, 2017)
*The dates and the time may change due to temperature and weather.
Price 1day:510yen 2days:710yen Night: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 28 to March 5, 2017 except Thursdays
Venue Heike-no-sato(1042 yunishigawa,Nikko-city,Tochigi)
DirectionsBy 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.