Japan is famous for its beautifully picturesque mountains. In the Japanese prefecture of Gunma, you can see endless gorgeous mountain landscapes, perfect for skiing and hiking. Gunma’s main tourism comes from those wanting to enjoy the snowy scenery of the Japanese Alps. One such place that snow enthusiasts head to is Minakami. The impressive mountain slopes are coated in thick blankets of snow every winter, but you don’t have to endure the cold in order to enjoy this place. After a hard day on the slopes, you can relax in one of the many hot-spring baths that the region specialises in. There are quite a few different ryokans offering onsen to guests, so here is our list of the best tourist-friendly onsen ryokan in Minakami, Gunma Prefecture.
Address: Tanigawa 614
Price: from 721 USD
Skiing Canoeing Cycling Horseback Riding Ski School Ski Equipment Rental (on site) Ski-to-Door Access Kids' Meals
Address: Kamimaki 2052
Price: from 108 USD
Ping-Pong Restaurant Bar Snack Bar Vending Machine (drinks) Wine/Champagne Bottle of Water Breakfast options
Address: Sarugakyo Onsen 1048
Price: from 339 USD
WiFi Available in All Areas Vending Machine (drinks) Kids' Meals Wine/Champagne Bottle of Water Breakfast options Hot Spring Bath Spa Facilities
Price: from 205 USD
Skiing Canoeing Hiking Ski Storage Ski Passes Available Restaurant Vending Machine (drinks) Wine/Champagne
Houshi Onsen Chojukan
Address: Nagai 650
Price: from 205 USD
Hot Spring Bath Baggage Storage Family Rooms Heating
Takaragawa Onsen Ousenkaku
Address: Fujiwara 1899
Price: from 130 USD
Golf Course (within 2 miles) Skiing Hiking Vending Machine (drinks) Massage Hot Spring Bath Shuttle Service (free) Shuttle service
Keisetsu no Yado Shobun
Snowy and superbMinakami is a fun place to visit if you want to get off the beaten path. It’s great for skiing but there is more to do and see there than just that. It’s an icy paradise and a look at Japanese culture outside of the big cities.
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