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Travel Guide of Niseko in Japan by Influencers and Travelers

Niseko is a town located in Shiribeshi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. To Japanese people, Niseko principally refers to a mountain range and a municipal area.

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1 - Mount Yōtei

   11 km away

Mount Yōtei is an active stratovolcano located in Shikotsu-Toya National Park, Hokkaidō, Japan. It is also called Yezo Fuji or Ezo Fuji, "Ezo" being an old name for the island of Hokkaido, because it resembles Mount Fuji.

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2 - Hanazono

   12 km away

The Hanazono Rugby Stadium in Higashiosaka is the oldest rugby union stadium in Japan specifically dedicated to rugby. Its location is next to Hanazono Central Park. Owned by the City of Higashiosaka, it opened in 1929 with a capacity of 26,544.

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3 - Jozankei

   41 km away
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Known as the jewel of Hokkaido, the town of Niseko sits at the foot of the impressive dormant volcano, Mt Yotei.
From Mount Yotei you can enjoy beautiful views of Niseko, as well as idyllic scenery such as the Shiribetsu River, one of the most beautiful rivers in Japan.
As you can see, Niseko is one of the best places in Hokkaido to visit if you want to see unparalleled scenery, and you will find plenty to do in both winter and summer.

If skiing is your thing, then come in winter. However, in summer you can also take part in a wide range of activities in the warm climate, from horse riding and boating on the lake to hiking in the lush green hills.

Here are just a few of the things to do in Niseko :

1. Skiing
In winter, Niseko is known as one of the best ski resorts in Japan.
The Niseko snow has a very low water content, which makes it ideal for alpine skiing because it is made up of crunchy powder. ....
Niseko is the powder capital of Hokkaido. As the island's main ski resort, it offers a wide range of facilities and terrain to suit all tastes and abilities. Niseko United is the largest resort, with four stations. For those who travel without their equipment, you can rent equipment in specialized stores. Try your hand at snowmobiling for an adrenaline rush or succumb to the old-fashioned charm of snowshoeing. You can even be pulled on the powder by happy huskies. Vacationers looking for variety are spoiled for choice. After a day in the snow, there's nothing better than taking a dip in one of the many natural hot springs nearby.

2. eat noodles
Hokkaido is generally known for its excellent noodles, and one of the best places to try them in Niseko is the most famous noodle restaurant, Sobadokoro Rakichi. The chefs prepare their delicious noodles by hand and you can enjoy a dish called Namakochi Seiro, which is hand-rolled soba served cold.

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