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Minion Snow Sculptures

The Sapporo Snow Festival is much better known, but nothing beats the local flavor of the festival... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2018
Cm K
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Prince Frederick, Maryland
Unexpected, glad we went

We attended the Tokamachi Snow Festival last weekend after skiing at Shiga Kogen. A couple of buses... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2017
deemacvee
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Sydney
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Mar 8, 2018
“Minion Snow Sculptures”
Feb 21, 2017
“Unexpected, glad we went”
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A winter festival of Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture, which is known as one of Japan's leading heavy snowfall areas. It began in 1950 with the local residents' concept of "enjoy the snow, as a friend of the snow." The main event is the residents...more
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Around Jogaoka Pure Land and Tokamachi City, Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

The Sapporo Snow Festival is much better known, but nothing beats the local flavor of the festival and snow sculptures found in Tokamachi in February. There was a LIFE size replica of Shuri Castle, a UNESCO heritage site in Okinawa, only this one was carved...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2017

We attended the Tokamachi Snow Festival last weekend after skiing at Shiga Kogen. A couple of buses and 3 trains taking 4 hours got us there. Not far as the crow flies but some big mountains to skirt around. We knew we were in the...More

Thank deemacvee
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