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Nagano: Japan’s enchanting winter gem

  • A mother helps her children strap on skis in front of Escal Plaza, the main hall of Hakuba Goryu Snow Resort. Escal Plaza offers skiing classes as well as rental services for skiing gear. JP/Agnes Anya

    A mother helps her children strap on skis in front of Escal Plaza, the main hall of Hakuba Goryu Snow Resort. Escal Plaza offers skiing classes as well as rental services for skiing gear. JP/Agnes Anya

  • Young skiers enjoy Hakuba Goryu’s children’s area. JP/Agnes Anya

    Young skiers enjoy Hakuba Goryu’s children’s area. JP/Agnes Anya

  • Visitors wait their turn to take a Goryu-Toomi cable car at the Hakuba Goryu Snow Resort. The telecabin’s track spans 2,000 meters, connecting the resort’s lower slope Toomi with the Alps-Daira Zone. JP/Agnes Anya

    Visitors wait their turn to take a Goryu-Toomi cable car at the Hakuba Goryu Snow Resort. The telecabin’s track spans 2,000 meters, connecting the resort’s lower slope Toomi with the Alps-Daira Zone. JP/Agnes Anya

  • Goryu-Toomi cable cars travel above visitors skiing on Toomi slope. The area, suitable for beginners and families, opens at 6:30 a.m. and operates until 9:30 p.m. JP/Agnes Anya

    Goryu-Toomi cable cars travel above visitors skiing on Toomi slope. The area, suitable for beginners and families, opens at 6:30 a.m. and operates until 9:30 p.m. JP/Agnes Anya

  • Skiers check in their gear at the Alps-Daira Zone, which is located 1,515 meters above sea level. JP/Agnes Anya

    Skiers check in their gear at the Alps-Daira Zone, which is located 1,515 meters above sea level. JP/Agnes Anya

  • Two snow excavators stand idly with Japan’s Northern Alps in the background. JP/Agnes Anya

    Two snow excavators stand idly with Japan’s Northern Alps in the background. JP/Agnes Anya

  • Goryu-Toomi cable cars offer an idyllic mountain view of Hakuba during the winter. JP/Agnes Anya

    Goryu-Toomi cable cars offer an idyllic mountain view of Hakuba during the winter. JP/Agnes Anya

  • Azumino resident Hama Shigetoshi holds up a wasabi plant at Daio Wasabi Farm, the largest of its kind in Japan. JP/Agnes Anya

    Azumino resident Hama Shigetoshi holds up a wasabi plant at Daio Wasabi Farm, the largest of its kind in Japan. JP/Agnes Anya

  • Snow starts to melt in front of Matsumoto Castle in the city of Matsumoto. JP/Agnes Anya

    Snow starts to melt in front of Matsumoto Castle in the city of Matsumoto. JP/Agnes Anya

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