The Kitashiga Ryuo Holiday Inn is located in Nagano Prefecture, right on the Ryuo Ski Park ski slopes. The ski lifts are only 10m away! It is so convenient for skiers and snowboarders as there is also a rental shop, restaurant and convenience store.


Sightseeing Guide

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There are so many wonderful sightseeing spots around our hotel.

In the area surrounding our hotel you can visit so many sightseeing spots, including the Kitashiga Highlands in Kitashiga and the Kayano plains which are abundant in nature, enjoy the Shiga-Kusatsu route drive, visit Zenkoji Temple, Obuse and other famous places, historic spots, hot springs, the snow monkey park and many others.

▲Kitashiga Ropeway SORA Terrace
At an altitude of 1770m visit the ropeway summit station terrace. Enjoy a sea of clouds, the sunset, and all kinds of superb views.
▲Snow Monkey Park
National natural treasure ・ Jikokudani outdoor natural hotsprings,the famous sightseeing spot where visitors can watch wild monkeys bathe.
▲Outdoor hotsprings “Yamase no yu”
Situated on the top of a hill this large outdoor hotspring,as its Japanese name implies, offers a fine perspective of the distant scenes that stretch out below for as far as the eye can see.
▲“Kaede no yu”Hotsprings in front of the station
In front of Yudanaka Station along the Dentetsu Private railway line there is a public natural flowing hot spring that can be used by anyone.
▲Yudanaka・Shibu Hotspring Town
One of a number of hotspring towns in Shinshu. Take a walk through this hotspring town and feel the history that surrounds you. You can also enjoy taking baths in several of the many public hotsprings available.

▲Mt.Kosha and the soba field
In the middle of September with the famously beautiful Mt.Kosha in North Shinano serving as a backdrop,10 million white fairy soba (buckwheat) flowers will be blooming everywhere.
▲Awara Marsh・skunk cabbage
Near the Kitashiga Ryuo Ski Park deep in the mountains is marshland. There is a course for enjoying this wonder of nature.
▲Kijimadaira village ・ Kayano plains
This marshland is covered with beech forest which in early summer becomes blanketed with a community of day lilies.
▲Shiga-Kusatsu route
After crossing the Shibutoge Pass, the highest point along this route at 2172m, the panoramic mountain views rich in variety are just stunning. It is truly a dynamic highland drive to be enjoyed.
▲Fishing Park
At the fishing park “Seiryu-no-Sato”receive the good fortune of the fresh river while fishing for char and rainbow trout.

▲National Treasure Zenkoji Temple

▲Obuse Town, famous for chestnuts

▲Apple picking
The traditional Shinshu autumn custom of “Apple picking”. Please enjoy the taste of Shinshu that has been blessed by nature and Mother Earth


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