Winter

Winter

Snow Scenery & Events

Winter covers the Tohoku area with a blanket of pure white snow and opens up a whole new wonderful world. Everything from mountains to buildings are wrapped in snow, making natural scenes that feel like just like a painting. There are also many events such as snow festivals and light displays in the area.

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Nikaho, Akita Prefecture, Yuza / Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture
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Yuza, Yamagata Prefecture
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Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture
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Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture
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Shonai, Yamagata Prefecture
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Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture
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Tozawa, Yamagata Prefecture
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Sekikawa, Niigata Prefecture
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Murakami, Niigata Prefecture
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Murakami, Niigata Prefecture
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Murakami, Niigata Prefecture

Ski Areas and Skate Rinks

When it comes to outdoor winter activities, you can’t go wrong with skiing. You can have great views of Mt. Chokai and the Sea of Japan while on the slopes of many ski areas. There is also the winter staple ice skating for those who are into less extreme activities.

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Nikaho, Akita Prefecture
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Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture
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Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture
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Tsuruoka, Yamagata
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Tsuruoka, Yamagata
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Tsuruoka, Yamagata
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Tsuruoka, Yamagata
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Murakami, Niigata Prefecture
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Sekikawa, Niigata Prefecture

Nikaho

Akita

Tsuruoka

Yamagata

Sakata

Yamagata

Murakami

Niigata

Awashimaura

Niigata