Three City Guide

A video guide to the 3 cities of Myoko, Joetsu & Itoigawa.

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Sougensai Festival

The Sougensai Festival is a famous local event held each year in mid-May at Imori Pond.

daidohara flower fields

Daidohara Flower Fields

Daidohara flower fields come into bloom at the beginning of May each year. The fields are canola (rapeseed) flowers.

Apa resort Illumination

Apallusion 2021

The Apa Resort Apallusion is an impressive outdoor illumination display. The display changes each year so there is always something new for a returning visitor to see.

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Kanzuri Factory

Kanzuri is a special seasoning paste made from fermented red peppers. Visit the factory and learn about this famous local spice.

Kimi no I

Kimi no I

Kimi no I is a great place to visit for lovers of Japanese sake and for those who enjoy traditional Japanese culture.

Imori Pond

Imori Pond

Imori pond is one of the most scenic spots in Myoko Kogen. It is famous for the mirror-like water that perfectly reflects Mt Myoko.

Ryokan Hanabun


All the hot spring (onsen) baths in Myoko and the prices to enter them.

Experience Myoko with a guided tour

Sekiyama Shrine

Sekiyama Shrine Tour

Retrace the footsteps of Shugendo pilgrims with this tour of Sekiyama Shrine and the gardens.

E-Bike Tour

E-Bike Cycling Tour

Explore the natural beauty of the areas around Lake Nojiri on an e-bike with a knowledgable local guide.


Kanzuri Tour

Learn the history of Kanzuri, a famous traditional fermented seasoning made in Myoko. Tasting included in the tour.

kimi no i

Kimi no I Brewery Tour

Take a tour of this famous sake brewery and learn about its history & method of production. You will also get to taste some of the famous sake.

Food Tour

Food Tour

Meet locals, and experience the traditional cuisine of the area. Various tastings and hands on experiences.

Find Places to Stay

From ¥4,000
Hotel Village Enzan
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Hotel Village Enzan is located on the main street in Ikenotaira linking all three of Myoko’s main ski areas.

From ¥3,240
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Lodge Tronco
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A beautiful 4 room log house style lodge in the Shin Akakura area of Myoko Kogen.

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Akakura Hotel
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Akakura Hotel is the ideal place to base your stay in Myoko. The hotel is with in walking distance of the ski resort and all the local restaurants and bars.
Drifter Myoko
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Located in the village of Suginosawa, Drifter Myoko is a family friendly ski in/out accommodation which backs onto Myoko Suginohara Resort.
From ¥4,500
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Hotel Hanabun
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Founded 100years ago as an onsen treatment area Hotel Hanabun is a comfortable "at home" style hotel.

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Lime Resort Myoko
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The team behind Lime Resort Myoko has put together a well thought out getaway for you to feel at home in Myoko Kogen.

From ¥5,000
Lodge Puruku
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1 minute from Suginohara Ski Resort slopes. Set in the forests of Myoko Kogen Lodge Puruku allows to immerse yourself in the four seasons of Myoko.
From ¥5,972
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Kogen Hotel Taizan
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Hotel Taizan has a natural hotspring onsen and serves delicious dinners.

From ¥4,500
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Sora Tobu Usagi
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Located directly next to Myoko Suginohara Ski Resort, Soratobu Usagi offers Japanese-style accommodations, free Wi-Fi in public areas and a shared lounge.
From ¥5,300
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Hotel Alpen Blick
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The superb location allows you to enjoy the magnificent view of Mt. Myoko. You can see a picturesque view of Mt. Myoko and Lake Nojiri.

From ¥4,900
Pastorale Myoko
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Nice location to visit many places such as Joetsu aquarium 'Umigatari', Niigata city and also Nagano.

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Woody House Kazamidori
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A log-style lodge that serves delicious food. The lodge is 5 minutes from Akakura Kanko ski resort by foot.

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