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Map Directions to Korakukan Jigokudani

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From Yudanaka train station, take a bus to Kanbayashi Onsen Bus Stop (a 20 minute bus ride). Then you must walk 2 km (30-40 minutes) to the ryokan. It gets dark quickly here and there are no lights along the road leading to the ryokan. You must check-in by 15:00. Another route is to take a bus from JR Nagano train station (see below). Winter Bus Schedule from JR Nagano train station (December 10, 2005 to April 3, 2006 -- 2007 winter bus schedules are not available at this time): From JR Nagano train station go through the East Exit to Bus Stop 3. Get on the bus bound for Shiga-Kogen. Get off the bus at Kanbayashi Onsen Bus Stop. It is about a 40 minute bus ride and the fare is 1,300 yen. From JR Nagano train station the buses leave at 9:10, 10:10, 11:20, 12:45.

Please Note: The Snow Monkey park is open from 9:00am to 16:00. During winter months it is best to check-in early as this area is often covered in snow.

Address (English)

Jigokudani, Yamanouchi-cho

Address (Japanese)