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Address: 1108 Asahimachi, Nagano, Nagano Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 262864621

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powder snow , less people , fantastic view of Japan alps

We usually visited Yuzawa Ski resort area as they have dozen of different resort in 30 minutes distance by car . Specially , Gala was our favourite place , but now changed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2016
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

We usually visited Yuzawa Ski resort area as they have dozen of different resort in 30 minutes distance by car . Specially , Gala was our favourite place , but now changed terrible due to it`s convenience transportation by Shinkansen from Tokyo , only 1 hour. So , many Chinese , Korean , south east Asian visit there and restaurant... More 

2 Thank shunsuke672
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

So beautiful this area... Should go by bike to enjoy the most otherwise u should park ur car somewhere and take a walk ;) highest place where should go

Thank Kun Kon S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Family loved our week stay in Shiga Kogen. It was made special by our ski experience with Shiga International ski school. The instructors were very experienced and passionate. They were able to relate to different skill levels and coach the family effectively.

Thank SnowGliders
Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Spend the night in a Ryokan and enjoy sampling from 9 additional public onsens. Don't miss #2 - HOT HOT HOT. The sake brewery is a treat, too.

1 Thank josanpu
Nashville, Tennessee
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Loved Shiga Kogen. I went for my birthday and the slopes were beautiful. It was my third time there and it's so good that it's the only place I've skied in Japan. My family and I love going there. Especially to Villa Alpen. The captain and staff is great, delicious food, and quick access to the slopes. It is located... More 

4 Thank Luigi B
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

In late-February to late-March I had 3 great powder days (>30cm). Runs are quite varied, ranging from intermediate steeps to moguls to cat trails to tree runs. I recommend the Ichinose area and Yakebitaiyama Gondola #1 if you want longer runs. Unfortunately, runs were quite short. Even though the mountain is largely interlinked, traversing across consisted of riding for 25%... More 

6 Thank drg003
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

There a few few ski boguns here at Shiga...even dare I say an older crowd. This is because there is not a village as such and no night life. You really need to book accomodation with dinner included in the tarif. On the other hand lots of intermediate runs and good ski touring. Can ski from Oku Shiga ( no... More 

3 Thank MargaretPowell
Nagano, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Shiga is a very popular ski area but the drive over the pass is stunning. Don't forget to onsen in Kusatsu, one of the most famous areas for onsen.

Thank W F
Bangkok, Thailand
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334 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

A great place to tour/drive/hike around in the autumn with majestic views and magnificent autumn colors.

Jindabyne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Stayed a week here and skied all runs. Some have bans on snowboards. Nil nightlife. And I mean nil nightlife. Hardly even a shop in the area.

6 Thank Rigseismic67

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