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2024 Edition Misotsuchi Icicle (Misotsuchi no Icicle) Information Summary [Otaki, Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture] Chichibu Three Major Icicles

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If you want to go to the Misotsuchi icicle, the origin of Chichibu's three major icicles in 2024, We have compiled information! Photo © Chichibu Tourism Navi

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What is Sansotsuchi Icicle?

Misotsuchi's icicles include natural icicles and artificial icicles.

Natural icicles (icicles)

This is the original Sansotsuchi icicle.
Chichibu's three major icicles began here.
Of the three major icicles, this is the only place where you can see large natural icicles.
Natural icicles that freeze Iwashimizu due to the cold. Natural formations that have not been touched by humans have a mysterious appearance.
Width 30m, height 10m

artificial icicles

An icicle created by flowing water down a cliff upstream of a natural icicle.
This is a larger scale icicle.
Width 55m, height 25m"

When is the event held? the time is?

Saturday, January 7, 2020 - February 23, 2020 (Thursday/Holiday)
*Duration may change depending on the weather.
*The icicle viewing period has been extended until February 26th (Sunday).

What about light up?

Saturday, January 14, 2020 - Thursday, February 23, 2020
[Weekdays] 17:00-19:00
[Saturdays/Holidays] 17:00-20:00
*The period may change depending on the condition of the icicles.

What is the entrance fee?

Adults: 200 yen (junior high school students and above) Children: 100 yen (elementary school students and above)


View location on Google Maps

What about access?

By car

Approximately 2 hours from Kanetsu Expressway Hanazono IC via National Route 140 towards Chichibu via Yorii Minano Bypass Approximately 2 hours from Chuo Expressway Katsunuma IC via National Route 140 via Yamanashi City and ``Ganzaka Tunnel''

Please use the private paid parking lot.
Wood Roof Okuchichibu Auto Campsite (3 minutes walk)
Tsuchiuchi Campsite (8 minutes walk)

©Wood Roof Okuchichibu Auto Campsite<br>
©Wood Roof Okuchichibu Auto Campsite

By train or by bus

From Seibu Railway's Seibu Chichibu Station, take the Seibu Kanko Bus Mitsumine Shrine Line and get off at Misotsuchi Bus Stop.

From Chichibu Railway Mitsumineguchi Station, take the Chichibu Municipal Bus Kawamata Line or Seibu Kanko Bus Mitsumine Shrine Line and get off at Misotsuchi Bus Stop.


I'm looking forward to the Sansotsuchi icicles, which are a winter feature in Chichibu, again this year.

Please pay attention to the following precautions and enjoy it to the fullest.
We are renting out private land for everyone to tour.
The passageways may be frozen in some areas, so please watch your step and follow the rules when visiting.
*There are parts of the site where footing is difficult, such as steep slopes. Please be careful not to fall.

See the latest information on "Chichibu Tourism Navi"

View the latest information on the “Wood Roof Okuchichibu Auto Campsite” website

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