The winter months in Japan draws many tourists from all across the globe. The months of December to March are busy as the tourists love to visit Japan to enjoy snow activities. Skiing and snowboard activities are the main attraction of Hokkaido at this time. You could have real fun if you chose to stay at the ski resorts where you will get the fine quality of snow in powder texture. Moreover, some ski resorts can offer a day’s trip to Tokyo. So winter in japan can be enjoyable if you know what to do and where to be at the right time.
Sapporo snow festival
Perhaps the key reason to visit Japan in winter is to witness the Sapporo Snow Festival that depicts the epitome of architectural excellence. You can enjoy the snow sculptures over the multiple days of the event and participate in the snow activities. Susukino, Odori, and Tsu Dome are the three sites of the snow festival. The gigantic snow sculptures are colorful and flawless. The sculptors come from different countries to display their art at the biggest festival where millions of tourists will watch and appreciate the work of the sculptors. But you must make your accommodation bookings well in advance as all the hotels and resorts remain full at this time.
Watch the snow monkeys
You can actually get the chance to see the snow monkeys, which are famous and popular among the citizens and the tourists. The monkeys take a bath in the hot springs, and you will be surprised to see how closely they resemble humans. Even their facial expressions are so alike that you will admire the mannerisms. At the Jigokuudani Yaenkoen Park, you can see a lot of them. So the winter season will be ideal for a vacation if you want to have the real essence of Japan.