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Mount Yotei, so called "Fuji of Hokkaido", from Niseko ski resort, Hokkaido, Japan

Destinations

2018/5/28

Niseko! Best Things to do in winter, spring, summer, autumn

Niseko is the representative resort of Japan. It is known worldwide, especially as a sacred place for winter sports. In Niseko, you can enjoy skiing from late November to early May. There is a beautiful mountain very similar to Mt. Fuji in Niseko. It is "Mt.Yotei" seen in the above picture. There is another mountain so as to face this mountain across the river. It is "Niseko Annupuri" seen in the picture below. On the slope of Niseko Annupuri, four large ski resorts were developed. These ski resorts are attracting domestic and foreign skiers and snowboarders with amazing snow quality. In addition, Niseko has wonderful hot springs. On this page, I would like to introduce you what you should do in Niseko. On this page, I will tell you about Niseko in spring, summer, autumn as well as Niseko in winter. In Niseko the winter is very long, and spring, summer, autumn goes as if to run fast. However, you can enjoy a lot of activities in these seasons. I will introduce Niseko's spring, summer, autumn in the second half of this article. If you would like to know more about these seasons, please see the table of contents below and click on the item you care about. 4 major reasons why Niseko is loved worldwide There is a mountain called Niseko Annupuri, facing Mt. Yotei above. Niseko's ski resorts are located on the slopes of this Niseko Annupuri. = shutterstock Four large ski resorts are spreading in the supersoof Niseko Annupuri = Source: NISEKO UNITED Outline ...

Japanese woman in an open air hot onsen bath = Shutterstock

Interests

2018/5/28

Japanese Onsen especially recommended for foreign tourists

Because Japan is a country with so many volcanoes, groundwater is heated by the magma of the volcano, Onsen (Hot springs) springs out here and there. Currently, it is said that there are more than 3000 spa areas in Japan. Among them, there are many places popular among foreign tourists. On this page, I will introduce you the best hot springs in Japan in order from the north. Click on the map of each hot spring area, Google map will be displayed on a separate page. The video below is Beppu Onsen. At Beppu Onsen, a huge amount of steam is rising beautifully. Toyako Onsen (Hokkaido) View of Toya City from Toya Lake (Toyako) in Hokkaido, Japan = shutterstock Map of Toyako Onsen Lake Toya is the ninth largest lake in Japan located in the southwestern part of Hokkaido. This lake is approximately circular, about 11 kilometers east and west, 9 kilometers north and south. Toyako Onsen (Lake Toya Onsen) is located on the southern side of this lake. There are many relatively large hotels. From the guest rooms you may be able to look at Lake Toya. You can play boats on the lake. Luxury hotel called The Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa is located just outside the spa town. At this hotel, G8 summit was held in 2008. Toyako became famous for this summit. The Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa has become famous as a hotel where the Summit was held. This hotel also has branches of French restaurants that have won ...

Beautiful pictures of mountains and mist,Pine trees and trees change color Including a golf course in the morning at Aso,Kumamoto prefecture,Japan = Shutterstock

Destinations

2018/5/28

Kyushu Region! Best things to do in 7 Prefectures

If you travel in Kyushu, please enjoy the rich nature. In Kyushu there are many sightseeing spots where you can enjoy magnificent scenery, including Mt. Aso and Sakurajima. There are many active volcanoes in Kyushu, so there are also Onsen (Hot Springs) here and there. Please refresh your mind and body with Beppu, Yufuin, Kurokawa Onsen and other Onsen Resorts representing Japan. The largest city in Kyushu is Fukuoka. Fukuoka ramen is the best. On this page, I will introduce the outline of Kyushu. Outline of Kyushu Kumamoto Castle with cherry blossoms in spring. Kumamoto, Japan. Kumamoto Castle is currently under repair = Shutterstock Map of Kyushu = shutterstock Points Kyushu is located in the southwestern part of Japan. It is one of the four major islands of Japan together with Hokkaido, Honshu and Shikoku. Magnificent mountain ranges In the center of Kyushu there are gently sloping mountains. Though their elevation is less than 2,000 meters, they are very majestic. In the center is Mt. Aso. Mt. Aso has a caldera extending 18 kilometers east-west and 25 kilometers north and south. It is one of the world's largest calderas. It is the most popular sightseeing course to enjoy the scenery of these mountains by bus or train. Onsen Resort If you travel in Kyushu, please try experiencing Japanese Onsen by all means. The biggest Onsen Resort is located in Beppu, Oita Prefecture. Beppu is a city with so many hotels and Ryokan. Meanwhile, Yufuin in Oita Prefecture and Kurokawa Onsen in Kumamoto Prefecture are in ...

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