Zao juhyo forest(rime on trees)
Zao juhyo forest(rime on trees)
Zao juhyo forest(rime on trees)
Zao juhyo forest(rime on trees)
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Snow monsters? No, this is a phenomenon in which frost covers trees, and as ice and snow build-up on them they begin the resemble ”snow monsters.” The phenomenon can only be seen in this limited area of Japan, and it's a very rare landscape in the whole world.

  • Address

    -Zaoonsen, Yamagata, Yamagata
    -Kuraishi Takeshi National Forest,Toogattaonsen, Zao-machi, Katta-gun, Miyagi

    Directions

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  • Entry fee

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  • Opening Hours

    Ropeway
    December 11- May 31
    Sanroku Line: 8:15-16:45
    Sancho Line: 8:30- 16:30
    April 1-December 10
    8:30-17:00(Time may be changed)

  • Closed

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  • Website

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  • Best Season

    Jan., Feb., Mar., Dec.

  • Point

    Zao Juhyo Festivalis held early in February. Various events are planned, and the light up of the frost covered trees is also held.

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