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Jigokudani

Jigokudani

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True to its name, Jigokudani ("Hell's Ravine") is situated at an altitude of 850 m, surrounded by steep cliffs and being the source of continually rising steam. Jigokudani is a hot springs area of repute where visitors can relax in the roten-buro (outdoor baths) while watching the snow fall. The area is also well-known for the sight of the nihon-zaru (snow monkeys) in the hot spring baths as well.