Surrounded by the Japanese Alps, the town is famous for its beautiful sceneries, popular ski resorts and hot springs. "Snow Country," a novel by Yasunari Kawabata who won the 1968 Nobel Prize in Literature, is set in this town.
Create your own design on the potter's wheel and fire it in the furnace. In this pottery studio, everyone can experience the joy of creating pottery, from small children and beginners who have never touched clay to aficionados who love to make pottery.
Address: 6379 Tsuchidaru, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata
Enjoy the experience of making soba, bamboo dumplings and other food by hand. With the guidance of a skilled instructor, families with children can also take part in the activities.
Address: 6399-1 Tsuchidaru, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata
Forest Adventure Yuzawa Nakazato is a treetop park that uses natural trees and is in symbiosis with nature. Customers can travel from tree to tree via the treetop courses and enjoy a new experience in the forest.
Address: 5044-1 Tsuchidaru, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata
A fishing park where you can enjoy mountain stream fishing and catch char, landlocked salmon, rainbow trout and so on easily. The fish you catch is then char-grilled on the spot.
You can also try catching a fish by hand and enjoy BBQ at the park.
Address: 6191-512 Tsuchidaru, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata
A rustic camping ground in the forest where you can enjoy BBQ or pizza grilling.
The Italian restaurant next to it sells fresh bread and Daigenta soft ice cream, which are popular with visitors.
Address: Tsuchidaru, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata
Enjoy the 706-meter-long summer bobsleigh, drive a Go-Kart while taking in the fresh air of the plains, try the stimulating and thrilling zipline and do other fun activities.
You can also find rare plants such as alpine flora.
Address: 490 Yuzawa, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata
View exhibits to learn more about how people lived in the snowy region of Yuzawa, and a Japanese painting gallery dedicated to "Snow Country" by Yasunari Kawabata.
Address: 354-1 Yuzawa, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata
A museum dedicated to Niigata's local sake. Taste the leading brands of sake in the prefecture and soak in a bath filled with sake.
The museum also offers a wide variety of local products, so it is great for buying souvenirs.
Address: 2427-1 Yuzawa, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata
Pick and enjoy sweet and delicious "Echigo Hime" strawberries, a variety that is found only in Niigata Prefecture.
Address: 750-1 Kandatsu, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata
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