Suwa Shrine Osugi (Old Japanese Cedar)
Yuzawa Town
The large Japanese cedar where Komako sat to cool off
It is said that the large Japanese cedar where Komako, the heroine of "Snow Country", sat under to cool off is also a location in which the author, Yasunari Kawabata, sat to contemplate his novel. The tree is 400 years old and has been designated as a natural monument of Yuzawa.
Address Yuzawa, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma, Niigata prefecture
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"The train came out of the long tunnel into the snow country. The land lay white under the night ...
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Yuzawa Ski House
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Otowaya Ryokan
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Hotel Futaba
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How go get to Suwa Shrine Osugi (Old Japanese Cedar)
25 minutes walk from Echigo Yuzawa Station.
Closest Bus Stop
1.9km from Yuzawa Station mae (YS02, etc.) Bus Stop
Car Access
From Tokyo6 minutes from Yuzawa IC
From Niigata6 minutes from Yuzawa IC
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Hot Spring ' Yama No Yu'
This onsen, using natural spring water was where Yasunari Kawabata bathed
Yumoto Yakushi-Do
Hot Spring ' Komako No Yu'
A public bath named after Komako from the novel
Hot Spring ' Yuzawa Kenkou Land'
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Yunosawa iriguchi (MY07) Bus Stop
(Only winter) Gala Yukawa Ski Resort Bus Stop
JR Gala Yuzawa Station
Shimonaka iriguchi (MY06) Bus Stop