World Silhouette Museum

Silhouette is the craft of paper cutting and thought light, mirror and water to present the picture.

World Silhouette Museum presents artist Fujishiro Seiji art pieces. He is a Japanese well known Kage-e artist. "Kage-e" is the Japanese art of cut-out art, fashioned after the principle of silhouettes. He uses hand-cut, multi-colored papers and see-through plastic materials to create picture with fairy tale illustration.
The museum is dark, with the light, water and mirror to display colorful silhouettes what is a fantasy place.
Also, he specially designed the Lake Shirakaba four seasons view big picture for us which is limited piece only in the museum exclusively.
After visiting museum, you can try to make your own paper cutting art pieces in workshop too!
There are paper cutting, DIY gel candles max , kaleidoscope, etc. It will be a memorable souvenir.


  • Special ticket price for Ikenotaira Hotel guest
  • Holding Familyland Free pass guest is free for entrance
  • Some accommodation plan is included museum free entrance ticket, please check the detail with accommodation plan.
  • (World Silhouette Museum+Teddy Bear Art Museum )Two art museums set ticket is available.
  • (Adult 1,900Yen, Aged 7-15: 1,300Yen, Aged 3-6: 1,000Yen)
Entrance fee Adult Child (aged 7-12) Child (aged 3-6)
JPY900 JPY600 JPY300
JPY700 JPY400 JPY200

Opening Hour: 09:00 - 17:00 (last entry 16:30)
* Maintenance period will be closed.

Indoor heated Swimming Pool with slide

The guests can use the pool all year round whenever is rainy summer or snowy winter.
Apr to Oct, the average indoor temperature is 30 °C. Dec to Mar is about 32 °C.
Swimming suit and swimming floats ring are available for rent.

Location: East building Amusement building 1F
Opening hour: 10am-9pm * 2020/4/6-17 is closed for maintenance.

Rental fee (for 2 hours):
Swimming suit:Adult 1000Yen, Child 400Yen
Swimming floats ring : 200Yen
Swimming goggles : 200Yen
Baby swimmers diapers: 200Yen for sales

2-hours entrance ticket fee

Entrance fee Adult Child
JPY1,500 JPY1,000
JPY2,000 JPY1,500

Bowling alleys

Ikenotaira Hotel is offering family-friendly eight lanes in amusement building.
We have bowling ramp for kids to support them to enjoy fun.
You can get the result sheet after the game.
Bowling shoes is available to rent.

Location: East building Amusement building 1F
Opening hour: 10am-10pm (Last entry 9pm)
9am-10pm (Last entry 9pm) 4/25-5/6, 7/18-8/31, 9/19-9/22, 12/26-1/3

- Weekdays Sat, Sun,
Public holidays, Special days
1 Game JPY600 JPY700
Rental Shoes JPY200 JPY300

Opening Hour: 09:00 - 17:00 (last entry 16:30)

Rental cycle

Cycling is a good way to sightseeing more places than traveling on foot. In Lake Shirakaba , bicycle rental service is available. You can have different kinds of activities along the lake. Convenience store Resort Lawson and some handmade soba restaurant is a good choice for you to take a break.

Reception: Lake Side Plaza 1F gift shop
Opening period: Mid of Apr to end of Oct

Type of Bicycle Rate (per bicycle per hr)
Bicycle for 2 riders JPY1,200
Bicycle for single rider JPY800
Bicycle for child JPY400

Opening Season : Late April to Late Oct

Winter Activities

Ikenotaira Hotel and Shirakaba Resort Snowpark is connected. Shirakaba Resort Snowpark have mainly two area where is Ski lift No.1 and Ski lift No.2. Ski lift No.1 area ski slope is suitable for intermediate and advanced level. Ski lift No.2 area ski slope is suitable for beginner level.
From hotel to ski area (Ski lift No.1 area, it just next to hotel entrance.
Going to Ski lift No. 2 area , it just 5 mins on foot or take free Pota free shuttle bus.
In Ski lift No. 2 area , Ikenotaira Ski school provide beginner ski/snowboard private lesson with English speaking coaches.

Rental shop is in hotel ground floor.
Opening period: Mid of December to end of March
Opening hours: 9am-4:30pm
Ski lift: 2
Ski course: Ski , Snowboard
Elevation ranging: 1,420-1,470m, Maximum skiing distance: 550m, Maximum slope: 20 °

For more detail information, please contact us by email and Facebook.

Snow Park Information

*Opening Date:Mid of Dec- end of Mar
*Opening Time:09:00-16:30(may adjust due to the condition of snow and the weather of the day)

Lift Ticket Fee

Ticket Type Adult Senior ( 60+ )
Child ( 3 - 12 )
Standard Hotel Guest* Standard Hotel Guest*
1 Day JPY 3,000 JPY 2,200 JPY 2,500 JPY 1,700
4 Hours JPY 2,500 JPY 1,900 JPY 2,000 JPY 1,200
1 Time JPY 300 JPY 300

*Discount Rate is given to hotel guests who stay at any branches of our group, during their stay.

Ski & Snowboard Rentals

Guideline to the Size of Equipments(for reference only, please pick the size that fits)

- Adult size Kids size
Ski equipment
Skis 140-170cm 70-140cm
Boots 22-31cm 15-23cm
Snowboard equipment
Snowboard 130-165cm 95-130cm
Boots 22-31cm 18-22cm

Set Rentals

- Duration Adult Child (below 12)
Standard Hotel Guest* Standard Hotel Guest*

- Skis & Poles
- Boots

- Snowboard
- Boots

4hours JPY 3,000 JPY 2,500 JPY 2,000 JPY 1,500
1day JPY 3,500 JPY 3,000 JPY 2,500 JPY 2,000
2day JPY 6,000 JPY 5,500 JPY 4,000 JPY 3,500
3day JPY 8,000 JPY 7,500 JPY 6,000 JPY 5,500

*Discount Rate is given to hotel guests who stay at any branches of our group, during their stay.

Equipment Rentals

- 4hours 1day 2days 3days
Skis JPY 1,800 JPY 2,000 JPY 3,500 JPY 5,000
Boots JPY 1,200 JPY 1,500 JPY 2,500 JPY 3,500
Poles JPY 500 JPY 800 JPY 1,000 JPY 1,500
Ski Suits(adult) JPY 2,500 JPY 3,000 JPY 5,000 JPY 7,000
Ski Suits(kids) JPY 2,000 JPY 2,500 JPY 4,000 JPY 6,000
Gloves JPY 500 JPY 800 JPY 1,000 JPY 1,500
Googles JPY 500 JPY 800 JPY 1,000 JPY 1,500
Helmets(kids) JPY 500 JPY 800 JPY 1,000 JPY 1,500

Baby Wear Rental

  4 hours 1 day
Snow Wear (80cm) JPY 500 JPY 1,000
Snow Boots (13-17cm) JPY 500 JPY 1,000
Gloves ( -4 yrs old) JPY 200 JPY 400
Knitted hat JPY 200 JPY 400

Ski School

Lesson Period 9:10-10:10 10:20-11:20 11:30-12:30
13:10-14:10 14:20-15:20 15:30-16:30

*Depends on the day, 2 hours lesson is available.

lesson fee

Pota Snow Land (Kids Park)

There is a sled area and kids ski area, small animals park for you to have fun.
Different kinds of sled, snow racer and baby cruiser are available to rent for children and adult.

Entry Fee

Entrance fee with sled rental Adult Child
JPY1000 JPY1000
JPY500 JPY500

Opening Hour: 09:00 - 16:30 (may change depends on the weather condition)

Reservation and inquire (English speaking) By Phone (Japan time: 10:30-19:00) GMT+9, Irregular days off


Email: info@ikenotaira-resort.co.jp *For English and Chinese service

Facebook page: ikenotairahotel
If you have any inquire, please feel free to contact us.