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Mount Kongo

Hiking to the top of Osaka's highest mountain.

Take a dip in this piping hot outdoor bath at Hinanoyado Chitose.

Matsunoyama Onsen

Where the snow is heavy and the hot springs are extra hot.

Echigo Yuzawa

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

Sapporo Snow Festival

Join the most popular winter festival in Japan in February.

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.

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.

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.

Icicles of Ashigakubo

Chichibu’s icy winter wonderland attraction!

Jigokudani Monkey Park

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

Myoko Kogen

Just looking for a day on the ski slopes then a dip in the hot springs? Myoko’s got nine ski resorts and seven hot springs waiting for you.