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5 Great Winter Activities in Sapporo

Discover the best sights and things to do in snowy Sapporo during the winter months, including a few options off the beaten path. You'll see there's more to Sapporo than just the local ramen!

5 Incredible Snow-covered Onsen

This collection of winter snowscapes will help you beat the winter chill in the most unique way possible.

The World’s Only Outdoor Ice Onsen

When Hokkaido's highest lake is covered in ice during winter, it features an igloo-style onsen.

Mao Asada Goes Kung-fu Against the Common Cold

Japan's darling figure skating champion faces herself in a Matrix-style rumble for cold medicine.

Fresh Accumulation at Japan's Top Snow Site

SnowJapan is greeting the 2015/2016 season with a sprawling travel section upgrade.

The 6 Most Beautiful Villages in Japan

While travelers tend to be drawn to Japan's major cities, there's much to be savored in its quiet countryside, where a different, deeper kind of beauty awaits.

A Hypnotic Tour through January in Japan

The urban jungles of Tokyo and historic temples of Kyoto all look gorgeous in January.

Niigata Lantern Festival

No need to venture all the way to Thailand to view this lantern festival. Just hop on the bullet train to Niigata!

Snowbound Onsen In Nikko

While much of the Kanto area is flat and snow-free, the mountains north of Tokyo in nearby Tochigi have some great winter weather.

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