- Nozawa, Japan
Nozawa Onsen village is lucky enough to retain its traditional Japanese character throughout the village.
Natural onsen baths can be found throughout the village, 13 of them being open to the public for free.
There is the constent sound trickeling streams flowing down from the mountains above. They line the coblestone streets and wind amongst the traditional temples and Japanese Inns.
The village itself is built right up to the edge of the ski resort which makes accessing the slopes incredibly easy.
You will find mainly traditional Japanese style amenities through Nozawa. You can even watch food being prepared at one of Nozawa's famous onsens, Ogama Onsen.
There are over 40 restaurants and bars within the village of Nozawa and accommodation ranges from Hotels to traditional Ryokans (Japanese Inns).