Osa is located in Kita Hiroshima town in the north-western region of Hiroshima Prefecture. It is located by the side of Route 186 and just to the north of the larger Geihoku Kokusai and smaller Osa ski hill.
'Penguin Day' - when real life penguins walk across the snow (!) - is held on 6th-8th, 13th-14th, 27th-28th January; 10th-12th February 2018.
Hiroshima Prefecture is in the Chugoku region of western Japan. The capital city, Hiroshima, is on the southern coastline by the Seto Inland Sea. The two main regions of Hiroshima Prefecture where most of the ski hills can be found are the north-western region around Kita Hiroshima town and the north-eastern region of Shobara city.
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72.8km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen line
27.6km from Hamada Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Osa is about 28km from Hamada Station on the Sanin Honsen line and about 73km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen line.
No shuttle bus service information is available.
Bus tours are available from Hiroshima.
27.5km from the Hamada IC on the Hamada Expressway
30.5km from the Togouchi IC on the Chugoku Expressway
41.7km from the Chiyoda IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 186 (0.1km away)
Osa is located by the side of Route 186.
It is about 31km from the Togouchi IC of the Chugoku Expressway.
From the IC exit keep straight on and head west on Route 191. Keep going straight on following the signs to Geihoku on Prefecture Road 11 until reaching Route 186. Turn left onto Route 186 and follow the road for about another 6km. The ski hill is on the left hand side of the main road.
Parking is available at the base of the ski hill. The charge is 1000 yen for cars.
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