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Zao juhyo forest(rime on trees)
©AFLO, Hideki Nawate
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.
-Zaoonsen, Yamagata, Yamagata-Kuraishi Takeshi National Forest,Toogattaonsen, Zao-machi, Katta-gun, Miyagi
RopewayDecember 11- May 31 Sanroku Line: 8:15-16:45 Sancho Line: 8:30- 16:30April 1-December 10 8:30-17:00(Time may be changed)
Jan., Feb., Mar., Dec.
Zao Juhyo Festivalis held early in February. Various events are planned, and the light up of the frost covered trees is also held.
40 minute ride on Yamako bus for Zaoonsen from "Yamagata Station" of JR, get off at "Zaoonsen Bus Terminal" stop, and 10 minute walk (to Zaoonsen, Yamagata skiing area)
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