Kamakura Snow Hut Festival ""Setsubidosai"" are being held every weekend between Jan.27 and Feb.26 at Sembuchi Park in Muikamachi, Uononuma, Niigata prefecture. There are fiv...
Niigata prefecture is located on the island of Honshu on the coast of the Sea of Japan. Even though it is said that Gloval Warming affects the amount of snow, this prefecture still has heavy snowfall and numbers of ski
grounds.The rice grown in Uonuma area is known as the rice of the best quality in Japan.
For the visitors, it has Japanese famous snack maker, Kuriyamabeika, and its tall building with an obsevation room where people enjoy night view from the hight of 125 meters.
Other things that visitors enjoy are sites of the town from a crusing boat.
In popular Tsukioka Karion Park, there is a tower with 20 bells, which perform music 6 times a day. There is a belief that a couple finds all 5 heart marks hidden in the park, their dream would come true. Another thing about this park is 500 beautiful cherry trees that are in a bloom in springs.
There are two popular hot springs, "Tsukioka hot spring" and "Echigoyuzawa hot spring", where people go for a relaxing time.