There are many famous ski resorts

There are many famous ski resorts in the northern part of Nagano prefecture, such as Hakuba Valley, Nozawa Onsen, Myoko and Shigakogen.

Madarao is located in the center of these big ski resorts and very easy access.

Of course, you have a great time for skiing in Madarao!!

Also day tours from Madarao to these ski resorts are available.

Nozawa Onsen



Jigokudani Yaen-Koen

Jigokudani Yaen-Koen

The only place in the world where monkeys bathe in hot springs.

Taxi tour
Iiyama station-Jigokudani-Iiyama station
Taxi fare:
20,850yen~(Up to 4 people)
29,550yen~(Up to 8 people)

※Park entrance fee is an extra charge

Obuse-Town tourism

Enjoy the city of Obuse, including specialty chestnuts rice and sweets.
Such as a tour of the Hokusai hall with a handwriting painting of Hokusai Katsushika.

Taxi tour
Iiyama station-Obuse Town-Iiyama station
Taxi fare:
27,750yen~(Up to 4 people)
39,350yen~(Up to 8 people)

※Hokusai Museum entrance fee, Meal price is an extra charge

Zenkoji Temple tourism

The precinct tour guided by trained local volunteer staff is available for you as below. Your visit would be most welcomed.

Date: Every Weekend (SAT&SUN)
Time: 10:00 ~ 15:00*
Enquiry: Info Office @ KOMAGAERI Bridge (Midway of the stone-paved approach to Main Hall, Northwest to point #14 in Precincts Map)
Language: English, Mandarin
Service Charge: Free**

※Please be aware in advance of the possibility that all the staff might be out for the other visitors for a while.
※Admission for Main Hall & History Museum, Main Gate, Cripture house would be charged individually.

Indoor Swimming Pool

Fare: Adult 1,500yen Child 1,000yen
Operating Hours: 10:00-19:00

※Renting bath towels and face towel(100 yen for a pair of towel)
※Wearing swimming cap is necessary.(Available in the shop 300yen)
※You can rent a bathing costume.
 For gentlemen 80yen
 For ladies 1,000yen
 For Children 400yen
※Children with diaper, including diaper for playing in water are not allowed to use the facility.
 Time: 10:00~19:00(Last admission 18:00)

Tangram Madarao Snowmobile

A vast snowy field where glittering and shining snowflakes have been laid everywhere. Please thoroughly experience the refreshing feeling of using the throttle work and weight shift to run through the snowy grounds.