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  • Shiobara Valley

  • Shiobara Valley Hokigawa River

  • Shiobara Valley Hokigawa River

  • Shiobara Valley Waterfall

  • Shiobara Valley Hiking Tour

  • Shiobara Valley Kotarogafuchi Chaya / Teahouse

  • Shiobara Valley Kotarogafuchi Chaya / Teahouse

  • Shiobara Valley Kotarogafuchi Chaya / Teahouse

  • Shiobara Valley Kotarogafuchi Chaya / Teahouse

  • Shiobara Valley Trees

  • Shiobara Valley Ryukano-taki Waterfall

  • Shiobara Valley Hiking Tour

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Facts & Figures

The Nasu-Shiobara Valley along the Houkigawa River is part of the Nikko National Park. The area around Mount Nasudake (1917 m high) is a great hiking place, famous for hot springs (Nasu Onsen and Shiobara Onsen) and untouched nature. The best time of the year to visit this beautful place is during the colorful autumn season.

History

Shiobara has 1200 years of history as an onsen town.

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The Nasu-Shiobara Valley is located in the northern part of the Tochigi Prefecture.

How to get to Nasu-Shiobara Valley?

  • 1hr 50min from Tokyo Station to Nasu-Shiobara Station by JR Tohoku Shinkansen Line
  • 3hrs 20min from Tokyo Shinjuku to Nasu-Shiobara Station by Nasu Resort Express

Sightseeing spots

Top:

Momijidani Suspension Bridge next to the Shiobara Dam - with 320m the longest suspension bridge in the Shiobara Vallley

Ryukano-taki - an impressive waterfall with a height of 60m and a length of 130m

Mikaerino-Tsuribashi Suspension Bridge - enjoy the panoramic view from the highest bridge in Shiobara

Shiobara Keikoku Hodou - 2 recommended hiking paths: Yashio hiking course (3.3km) and Mikaeri hiking course (3.7km)

Kotaro ga fuchi - an old tea house offers Japanese traditional snack / my insider tip

Nanatsu-Iwa - 7 unique shaped rocks can be seen from the Nanatsu-Iwa bridge

Shiobara's Eleven Hot Springs - best place for onsen lovers

Mikaeri-taki - this waterfall with an height of 20m is located close to the Momijidani Suspension Bridge

Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)

September

Shiobara Onsen (hot spring) festival (mid-September)
The festival is held to show the appreciation of hot springs in this area.