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2020/6/12

Photos: Winter landscape in Hokkaido

In Hokkaido, vast grasslands attract people with beautiful flowers in summer. And these grasslands are covered with snow from December to February. On this page, I will introduce the mysterious snow scene in Obihiro, Biei, Furano, etc. in central Hokkaido. Please refer to the following article for the details of Hokkaido. Photos of the Winter landscape in Hokkaido Winter landscape in Hokkaido = AdobeStock   Winter landscape in Hokkaido = AdobeStock   Winter landscape in Hokkaido = AdobeStock   Winter landscape in Hokkaido = AdobeStock   Winter landscape in Hokkaido = AdobeStock   Winter landscape in Hokkaido = Pixta   Winter landscape in Hokkaido = AdobeStock   Winter landscape in Hokkaido = AdobeStock   Winter landscape in Hokkaido = AdobeStock     I appreciate you reading to the end.   Back to "Best of Hokkaido"    

Photos of snow-covered villages1 Shirakawago

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2020/5/30

Photos: Snow-covered villages in Japan

I would like to share with you the scenery of the snowy villages of Japan. These are pictures of Shirakawa-go, Gokayama, Miyama and Ouchi-juku. Someday, you'll enjoy the pure world in these villages! Photos of snow-covered villages Shirakawago (Gifu Prefecture) Shirakawago, Gifu Prefecture   Shirakawago, Gifu Prefecture   Shirakawago, Gifu Prefecture   Map of Shirakawago     Gokayama (Toyama Prefecture) Gokayama, Toyama Prefecture   Gokayama, Toyama Prefecture   Map of Gokayama     Miyama (Kyoto Prefecture) Miyama, Kyoto Prefecture   Miyama, Kyoto Prefecture   Map of Miyama     Ouchi-juku (Fukushima Prefecture) Ouchi-juku, Fukushima Prefecture   Ouchi-juku, Fukushima Prefecture   Map of Ouchi-juku     What to wear when visiting the snowy villages     I appreciate you reading to the end.   Back to "Snow Destinations"    

Onuma Park is national park on the Oshima Peninsula in southwest Hokkaido, Japan. The park encompasses the volcanic Hokkaido Komagatake as well as the Onuma and Konuma ponds = Shutterstock

Snow Destinations Hokkaido

2020/5/28

Onuma Park! Best Things to do in winter, spring, summer, autumn

If you want to travel around Hakodate and enjoy even more magnificent nature, I recommend going to Onuma Park. Onuma Park is a sightseeing spot approximately 16 km north of Hakodate center. There, you can enjoy the beautiful nature of spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Various activities such as cruising, canoeing, fishing, cycling, camping and skiing are possible at Onuma Park. Please visit Onuma Park by all means. Best Things to do in Onuma Park To Onuma Park, approximately 20 minutes by express "Super Hokuto" from JR Hakodate Station (about 50 minutes if it is a regular train) In the center of Onuma Park, there is Mt. Komagadake. It is an active volcano with an altitude of 1131 meters. Many swamps were formed around the mountain due to the volcanic activity of this mountain. The representative one is Onuma. There are over 100 small islands in Onuma. Onuma is famous for its beautiful scenery. To Onuma Park, approximately 20 minutes by express "Super Hokuto" from JR Hakodate Station (about 50 minutes if it is a regular train). If you use the bus, it is about 60 minutes from JR Hakodate Station to Onuma Park. It is very close from Hakodate so you can enjoy a day trip to Onuma Park. There are several beautiful resort hotels around Onuma Park, so you can challenge diverse activities by staying in Onuma Park. Many of the activities are handled by Onuma Godo Yusen Co., Ltd. which operates the following site. The following sites are not explained in English. ...

Snow wall, Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Japan - Shutterstock

Snow Destinations

2020/6/14

12 Best Snow Destinations in Japan: Shirakawago, Jigokudani, Niseko, Sapporo snow festival ...

On this page, I would like to introduce about the wonderful snow scene in Japan. There are many snow areas in Japan, so it is difficult to decide the best Snow Destinations. On this page, I summarized the best areas, mainly in places popular among foreign tourists. I will share it in three parts. (1) heavy snow areas such as Shirakawago and Jigokudan, (2) ski resorts such as Niseko and Hakuba, (3) representative winter festivals such as Sapporo Snow Festival and Yokote Snow Festival. If you are interested, please take a look. Best Sightseeing Spot in the Heavy Snow Area Shirakawago, Gokayama (Central Honshu) World Heritage Site Shirakawago village and Winter Illumination If you want to go to a particularly snowy area in Japan, you may want to go to the Sea of ​​Japan side or the mountain area. From December to March, moist air flows from the Sea of ​​Japan to the Japanese archipelago. Since there is a mountainous area in the center of the Japanese archipelago, damp air hits this mountainous area where snow clouds are born. In this way, the area on the Japan Sea side and the mountainous area are snowing much. Shirakawago and Gokayama, which I introduce here, are located in the mountainous areas of the Japan Sea side. A lot of snow falls in these villages every year. There are other areas with much snow, but these two villages still have traditional houses in heavy snow areas. The snow scenery where those houses remain is really beautiful. When comparing ...

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