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Refreshing Highland Resort and the Home of Uesugi Kenshin

Refreshing Highland Resort and the Home of Uesugi Kenshin

The Myoko and Joetsu area is full of history, culture and activities: Takada Castle is known for its cherry blossoms, hot springs and winter sports will entertain you at Myokokogen, and Itoigawa is known for its jade. You can enjoy local seafood like red snow crab or local B-class gourmet such as black yakisoba noodles.

Takada Castle Cherry Blossom Display: One of the Three Great Night Cherry Blossom Viewings in Japan

Takada Castle Cherry Blossom Display: One of the Three Great Night Cherry Blossom Viewings in Japan

Night Cherry Blossom Viewings in Japan A major cherry blossom viewing spot in Japan. There are roughly 4000 cherry blossom trees, and the appearance of the cherry blossoms illuminated by about 3,000 lanterns is one of the most beautiful in Japan. It is one of the three great night cherry blossom viewings, together with Ueno Park and Hirosaki Castle Park.

The Crab Street: Enjoy Fresh Red Snow Crab from the Local Port at Kaniya Yokocho

The Crab Street: Enjoy Fresh Red Snow Crab from the Local Port at Kaniya Yokocho

Kaniya Yokocho is a collection of shops located at the corner of the Road Side Station Marine Dream Nou, offering fresh red snow crab. You can see the vibrant colors of the fresh crabs when they are lined up, and shop staff will help you choose a delicious crab and tell you which season is best to enjoy them.

Akakura Myoko Snow Resort: Enjoy Slopes and Hot Springs

Akakura Myoko Snow Resort: Enjoy Slopes and Hot Springs

Myoko has 9 ski resorts of various sizes. The Akakura Onsen Ski Resort, which has a long history as a Japanese snow resort, is known for its wide variety of courses. Skiers and snowboarders of all levels can be satisfied.

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