Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, Yamanouchi-machi

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Part of a larger national park, Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park features a series of hot springs that attract a large number of Japanese macaques. Especially picturesque when covered in snow, this remote area allows you to observe monkeys as they bathe in the pools of warm water. Get close to the animals and take a few photos, but remember that it's forbidden to touch and feed the wildlife sheltered within park grounds. Use our Yamanouchi-machi online vacation builder to visit Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park on your trip to Yamanouchi-machi, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This is something that I have always wanted to do as long as I can remember. When we were on a previous trip someone said that out hadn’t been snowing enough and that he had held off until the...  more »
  • This was great experience. The monkeys are clearly used to people and essentially just ignore you as they go about their business of feeding, playing, relaxing and fighting. While the whole...  more »

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