Ikaho Stone Step Street, Shibukawa

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Walk up the historic Ikaho Stone Step Street, a 300 m (984 ft) long commercial and recreational street. Heading up through the center of the mountain town, the staircase has 365 steps in total and acts as the historic center, dating back to the Edo period. With both bustling souvenir shops and restful "ryokan" (traditional Japanese inns with spa facilities and restaurants), you can take the street at your own pace to find that experience that suits you. Stop off at the midpoint of the stairs to see the old center of town, still imbued with traces of days gone by. Add Ikaho Stone Step Street and other attractions to your Shibukawa trip itinerary using our Shibukawa online day trip planner .
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  • Ikaho hot springs in its place. Ryokan I was sightseeing, but closed the store number and its variants was a little bit sad. Was not a specialty is scarce or not want to buy. It's too cold all our cold weather gear. It may leave little emotion or all of the yukata.
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  • To win here once when I went to ikaho. Climb up 365 from below, pay a visit to the shrine. Back road, enjoyed the yunohana buns hot, Tama, Udon noodles. Once they take a look at.
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  • This is where from came to ikaho! I want to walk. There are plenty of shops and pleasant walks. I found cafes not listed in guidebooks and shops. Vacant, so we took a walk in the morning air is clean, and I feel good. Visit also the ikaho Shrine on the Summit has been.
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  • Very cool, very lengthy flight of steps. Various levels have shops, insensitive, cafes and the like. The very top turns to a meandering path along which you can get various red bean pastries and grilled and salted fish on a stick. You can also try a glass of the very sulfuric spring water from a fountain near the top too. Bus station located at the bottom of the stairs with convenient coin locker storage for your luggage.
  • Not as hard as imagined. A nice hike with some rewarding views. Enjoy a beer and a manju on the way.
  • Have a great time here enjoying street game and snack. You can also warming your feet for free at the 足湯 spot.
  • 365 steps of fun.
  • Worth the time to go to the very top ~~

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A convenient transport hub for explorations of the hot spring resort towns in the region, Shibukawa offers a handful of fairly plain hotels close to the main train station, and along the route the train follows. Most visitors opt to stay in one of the hot spring resort towns, with Ikaho to the west particularly popular. There, you'll find some luxury resorts, a smattering of ordinary hotels, and the showstopping ryokans, complete with onsite onsens--one of the staples of visits to the area.
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