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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  • November isn't too cold for them to thaw in the onsen and there were only four of them by the rocks opposite the pool feeding on grains given by the caretakers to get them down for tourists. But, I ha...  more »
  • Because the hot spring is broken, there is no monkey because it is an estrous period and food is abundant in the mountain, so there is no reason for the monkey to come here. I was disappointed.
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