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Thinking of heading up north in Japan in February? If so, don't stop at Sapporo, go a little further north to enjoy another great winter festival: the Asahikawa Winter Festival. Great food, the biggest snow sculpture in the world and world-class ice statues await you!
The Sapporo Snow Festival is the hugest winter event in Japan! If you are seeking to experience some winter magic, it's the place to go in Japan in February. Here's more on this famous festival.
The city of Yokote in Akita Prefecture holds one of Japan's coolest snow festivals. Throughout the town, snow shelters called kamakuras are built and lit from the inside. Here's more on this unique snow festival.
The Japanese have unique traditions when it comes to events highlighting the change in season. For the end of winter, there is Setsubun which involves eating beans, throwing them at ogres and celebrating by throwing festivals! Read on to learn more about this tradition and how to take part in the celebrations.
Looking for a way to enjoy Japan's scenic beauty in the winter while experiencing a traditional festival or "matsuri". The Iwate Snow Festival offers you just that! Here's more on this event.