winter

Hakkoda Mountains

Powder snow and the bath of 1,000 bathers.

shibu onsen

Shibu Onsen

A prelude to the hot spring monkeys.

Hakodate Tropical Botanical Garden

Hot-tubbing monkeys in winter and some of the world’s most exotic plants.

Mount Kongo

Hiking to the top of Osaka's highest mountain.

Echigo Yuzawa

Join the pilgrimage to the snow mecca on Japan’s main island!

Ikenotaira Onsen Ski Resort

As GaijinPot’s 2018 top destination — this hot spring and ski resort is a sporty spot in the beautiful Niigata Prefecture.

Sapporo Beer Museum

When in Sapporo…

Echigo Hillside Park

Get lost in this huge flower haven twice the size of Tokyo's Yoyogi Park with festivals and events in every season.

Sapporo Snow Festival

Join the most popular winter festival in Japan in February.

Icicles of Ashigakubo

Chichibu’s icy winter wonderland attraction!

Jigokudani Monkey Park

The snow monkeys know how to enjoy life — they go to hell.