Yuzawa Town,
Niigata, Japan
Snow Country

Although Yuzawa town is only around 77 minutes by bullet train from Tokyo, it feels like another country.  Situated 200km away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis, Yuzawa is nestled in the Japan alps, and offers clean air and beautiful mountainous surroundings.

In winter, Yuzawa is a ski and snowboard paradise. The town is famous throughout Japan as the setting for 16 ski fields. There is also a huge variety of hotels, from homely Japanese inns to four star western hotels, Yuzawa has something to suit every taste and budget. A diverse range of restaurants, karaoke, museums, international bars and traditional Japanese festivals all combine to bring any visitor a unique Japan experience.



In the winter season, Yuzawa town holds a series of the events under the theme "snow and shining lights". Set against a canvas of pure white snow, candles and illuminations lend the town an almost ethereal beauty.

Of the multitude of ski resorts in the area, no less than 14 resorts hold firework displays during the winter period. Each display is held to a different theme, with different styles - plenty to enjoy!

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Resort Fire works Extravaganza
Romance on the slopes

Yuzawa-a warm resort in snow country

ask us

Yuzawa Town Tourist Association
Kandatsu 300,Yuzawa Town,Niigata,Japan
TEL +81-25-785-5505 FAX +81-25-785-5833