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Myōkō is a sparsely populated inland city in Niigata Prefecture famous for snow sports and named for the mountain within its boundaries. Standing 2,454m high, Mount Myōkō is considered one of Japan’s iconic mountains.

On and around Mount Myōkō, there are no less than 11 ski resorts including both Japan’s oldest and newest resorts.

Among the ski areas are the side-by-side twin resorts of Akakura Onsen and Akakura Kanko, Myoko Suginohara, Ikenotaira Onsen, Madarao Kogen, Myoko Ski Park, Lotte Arai Resort, Seki Onsen, Kyukumura RunRun, Tangram Ski Circus, and Kurohime Kogen Snow Park.

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