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Photos of snow-covered villages1 Shirakawago

Shirakawago, Gifu Prefecture

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!

Snow wall, Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Japan - Shutterstock
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 ...

Photos of snow-covered villages

Shirakawago (Gifu Prefecture)

Photos of snow-covered villages2 Shirakawago

Shirakawago, Gifu Prefecture


Photos of snow-covered villages2 Shirakawago

Shirakawago, Gifu Prefecture


Photos of snow-covered villages4 Shirakawago

Shirakawago, Gifu Prefecture


Map of Shirakawago



Gokayama (Toyama Prefecture)

Photos of snow-covered villages5 Gokayama

Gokayama, Toyama Prefecture


Photos of snow-covered villages6 Gokayama

Gokayama, Toyama Prefecture


Map of Gokayama



Miyama (Kyoto Prefecture)

Photos of snow-covered villages7 Miyama

Miyama, Kyoto Prefecture


Photos of snow-covered villages8 Miyama

Miyama, Kyoto Prefecture


Map of Miyama



Ouchi-juku (Fukushima Prefecture)

Photos of snow-covered villages9 Ouchi-juku

Ouchi-juku, Fukushima Prefecture


Photos of snow-covered villages10 Ouchi-juku

Ouchi-juku, Fukushima Prefecture


Map of Ouchi-juku



What to wear when visiting the snowy villages

Winter Wear in Hokkaido, Japan
Winter Wear in Hokkaido! What should you wear?

Hokkaido has a long winter and is very cold compared to Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. When traveling to Hokkaido in winter, please prepare thick winter clothes. I also recommend using disposable heat packs and similar products. The best shoes are snow boots or snow trekking shoes (Sunotore), but if you just ...

Winter Wear in Japan! What should you wear?

When traveling Japan in winter, what kind of clothes should you wear? If you do not experience a cold winter in your home country, you may wonder what you should wear. On this page, I will introduce you to some helpful information about clothes for when you travel in Japan in ...



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