Yudanaka, with its spectacular mountain scenery and lush vegetation epitomizes an idyllic getaway. This hot spring resort town located near Nagano city has a history that can be traced back over hundreds of years. From a public bath located within the station to free footbaths right outside, this town takes its hot water springs seriously. Besides onsen-hopping, exploring the charming town dotted with traditional houses, temples, and stores is an enjoyable way to spend the day. The famous Snow Monkey Park where the simians can be found hopping into the hot springs is just a short drive from town. During winter, the nearby Shiga Kogen Ski Area offers outdoor delights for a memorable experience. A choice of traditional Japanese guesthouses or ryokans and flavorful local cuisine make Yudanaka a perfect holiday destination all round the year.