Iwappara Ski Resort, Yuzawa-machi

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Close to Tokyo and suitable for beginners and families, Iwappara Ski Resort features wide open slopes, good restaurants, a hot spring, and a ski school. The main slope runs for about 4 km (2.4 mi) and stretches to a width of around 500 m (1,700 ft), while beginners can try the "Snowscoot" experience or head with the kids to the resort's slide area. Take a lesson, provided in Japanese or English, at the ski school. You can easily access the resort from Tokyo via the Shinkansen train, or by taking a shuttle bus from Echigo Yuzawa station. You can even stay in the nearby town and take a daily cable car to the resort. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Yuzawa-machi holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Iwappara Ski Resort and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Great kids ' paradise! Sled and Strider, and ski and snowboard training zones are separated, and snow also made a moving belt with up effortlessly. Excellent for children who ski debuts.
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  • Every time I came here, the staff is very friendly, and much nicer. Kindly tell you that we don't know, and above all entertain everyone, we really came through. So could skate that can slide in and enjoyed them very much.
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  • Is a very large slopes, and adjacent to several ski areas. The or connecting the lift many times to move the still sliding kai is its size.
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As a popular ski resort town, Yuzawa-machi offers plenty in the way of accommodations, all close to the main attractions. Following the route cut across the landscape by the train line, the main high-rise hotels and guesthouses cluster around the stations. Individual ski resorts have lots of lodgings, including onsite hotels and rental apartments. To indulge in the traditional Japanese pastime of replenishing energy levels at a hot spring spa, look out for options featuring an onsen; many hotels, ryokans, and ski resorts offer this pleasant amenity.
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