Nasu town is a popular destination in Japan. It is about 2.5-3 hours from Tokyo and includes volcanic mountains, hot springs, numerous outdoor activities, and many small museums.
Visitors come to Nasu to enjoy the Onsen (Hot springs), Nature activities, Flower parks, Autumn leaves, Farms & ranches, Animals, Art Museums, Children activities, and winter sports such as skiing. (See more info below)
Nasu is also one of the main Milk producers in Japan and is know for cheese, pork and local vegetables, so visitors are sure to satisfy their taste buds.
There is also plenty of accommodations from traditional Japanese ryokan to western style hotels catering for all budgets.
From Tokyo Killing stone area (45 min from Nasu-Shiobara Station)
There are a few small art collection museums in Nasu. Fujishiro Seiji Museum is a museum featuring shadow painting (Kagee) artist Fujishiro Seiji. Others museums include Nasu Orgole (Music box) Museum, Nasu Classic Car Museum, Nasu Ashino Stone Museum, and Nasu Trick Art Museum.
Families enjoy visiting Nasu as there are many things for children to do. As well as nature activities and farms to visit, there is also the Nasu Highland Park (amusement park), Nasu Buggy Park, and Kitsunenobori attraction.
Nasu is home to two ski resorts. The Mt Jean ski resort has five courses from beginner to advanced as well as snow snow bike and snowshoe activities. Nasu Onse Family Ski Resort is a small ski resort focused on small children and families so ideal if this is your first time to a ski slope.
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There are many Japanese restaurants in Nasu town which should be easy to find.
There are many Western-style restaurants in Nasu town which should be easy to find.
A small European style restaurant with delicious homemade food prepared with local ingredients hand-picked by our chef.
It is said that the onsen (hot spring) in Nasu was discovered 1,400 years ago and has since been recorded in many ancient documents.
There are many traditional Japanese style onsen ryokans in Nasu from budget to luxury.
There are also many western style hotels which include family style, stylish and high end.
There are many privately owned holiday homes and cabins where guest can rent using sites such as airbnb.
Type: Western Style Business Hotel
Location: 4 min drive from JR Tochig Station. (located in city center)
Location: 4 min drive from JR Tochigi station. (located by the river in city center)
Type: Holiday rental
Location: 12 min drive from Mashiko station