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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

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“Both Akakura Onsen and Akakura Kanko resorts offer great fields for both skiers and snowboarders. Separate day or combo passes can be purchased for either one resort or both. The resorts are connected via the various ski fields and lifts.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“This is a smaller ski field connected to Akakura Kanko. It is perfect for beginners and families with children. We offer lifts to this ski resort in the winter. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“The hot spring is wonderful with a lovely indoor and outdoor bath, sauna and cold pool. The perfect way to relax! There is also some gambling options available and a wonderful restaurant and bar to unwind with a lovely fireplace to chill by. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Please enjoy the lake! designated swimming zones will be shown in our own house manual!”
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
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“Lamp offers great western food at night. A 15 minute walk from the cabin, you can enjoy drinks a bite and the beautiful walk by the lake. Available All season, Great food and Service! They have all you can eat + drink packages and speak great english! Also a one stop shop for hiring gear for the lake! Guest House LAMP welcomes all people to join their outdoor activities by the lake such as Kayak and SUP. They also provide tours around the neighbourhood such as foraging tours and white water rafting and snow shoe tours in the Winter: Check out their website for more details. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Waterfall
“Naenanotaki (Naena Falls) has been chosen as one of Japan's 100 greatest waterfalls, at a height of 55 meters! It is only a 15 minute walk from the parking lot. There is also two restaurants there you can enjoy the stream while eating local trout and Nagashi Soumen.”
  • 1 local recommends
Hot Spring
“We highly recommend this onsen it has a massive onsen with a outdoor view looking out into a lake and a sauna which includes a TV! Also has a cafe and restaurant you can visit after your hot bath!”
  • 2 locals recommend
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Natural Feature
“This town has a Hot Spring running through, most hotels you can walk in and ask for a bath! Please look at their website for more details. Also a transit spot for buses which goes out to Nozawa Onsen and other nearby ski resorts.”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
  • 1 local recommends
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