Okura Village is famous for its heavy snow fall in the winter.

Please take a look of this snow wall.

It is more than double “Michael Jordan”, famous professional basketball player.

The past record of the snow fall here is 4.45m.

If you stay at Higiori Onsen(Spa), famous Onsen area in this village, on the day

exceeding this snow fall record, you are lucky enough to stay at the hotel at

no charge.

General Information of Okura Village


Location: Approx. 500km north from Tokyo

Transportation: One hour by bus from JR Shinjo station

(You can reach to Shinjo by bullet train “Shinkansen” in 3.5hours from Tokyo.)


View point of this village

You can take nice view of rice terrace of Shikamura.