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Matsunoyama, Niigata

In Japan, every season and place has its own beauty. Hotels or inns are what make the visit even more worthwhile. These places put a lot of thought into how they can offer their best hospitality to the travelers. They are also the concierges that guide you to see the best of that area.

In this episode, we take you to a cozy one-night stay in the winter wonder land. Matsunoyama, the western part of Niigata Prefecture, is known as one of the places to have the heaviest snowfall in Japan, with the average of 3 meters each year. The town is also known as a hot spring resort. There are 11 operating inns along the valley. Enjoy the winter breeze surrounded by snowfalls in a warm open-air bath.

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