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Norikura Kogen, Matsumoto

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Climb up for the striking views at Norikura Kogen, a highland area with a height of 2,700 m (8,860 ft). Formed by lava flow, the wide volcanic area features numerous caldera lakes and waterfalls you can discover by following the hiking map. Soak in the hot springs (onsen) or find a pond amidst the mountains and forests for a photo opportunity. You can rent bikes at the nearby resort town as another way to explore the area. Come prepared with comfortable shoes and an adequate wardrobe for changing conditions. To visit Norikura Kogen and other attractions in Matsumoto, use our Matsumoto trip builder.
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  • With Sara snow because of its high, quite cold and windy course better beginner on is the intermediate stop at nearby hot springs with discounts on lift tickets, and
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  • It attracts both summer and winter so many times and was working at the mountain huts of mats when used in a general way really of Norikura mountain near. Has become a powder of a different dimension where it is during high altitude skiing is a winter, but also it can provide even faster thanks to the artificial snow-making machines, from a wide range of courses, and natural snow fell
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  • Visit in late October. Quite cold I was. Autumn leaves was the end. Coming up the middle was the best season. This hot spring is the best.
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