Hakuba, Hakuba-mura

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One of the largest and most popular ski complexes in Japan, Hakuba village hosted the 1998 Olympic Winter Games. Nested in the Northern Alps of Nagano region, the complex features 10 ski centers, including the famous Happoone being, all offering top-class skiing and snowboarding. With a variety of slopes, the place offers lanes for both beginners and advanced skiers. Of the Olympic facilities, Hakuba Ski Jumping Stadium remains in use, and you can visit an interesting memorial center dedicated to the Olympic village. After hitting the slopes, warm up in a number of hot springs, making your skiing experience all the more pleasurable. Plan my day in Hakuba-mura using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • I visited Hakuba Village with my family, 6 adults and 2 children under 10. We all ski or snowboard, at different levels from “first-timers” to advance. The village houses 5 ski resorts, all at 15-45 m...  more »
  • We stayed at the Hakuba Goryu More Resort, also known as Condominium Goryu Hakuba. What a great location. After initial lessons, the grand kids were able to step outside our accommodation and ski stra...  more »
  • Tsugaike nature park, happo, Hakuba Alpine Botanical Garden 5 Dragons went in 3 days 2 nights. 2 cloudy, sunny day after rain, day 3 rain and each was. Just the foliage was beautiful, but depending on the weather or mountain range, or did. Can't see the mountain range and was disappointed a little.
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As one of Japan's leading winter-sport destinations, Hakuba-mura boasts a wide range of accommodations, covering all budget types and preferences. You can choose from several villages to stay in, some attached to ski resorts and well-connected to each other by bus lines. A variety of affordable lodgings cluster near the ski bases and the popular villages of Happo and Echoland, including chalets, apartments, backpacker-style hostels, and even budget-friendly lodges where you sleep on traditional Japanese futons. Although luxury accommodations are rare in Hakuba-mura, you'll find a couple of five-star boutique hotels situated in the area, plus a plethora of mid-range, Western-style hotels, inns, and guesthouses.
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