- Myōkōkōgen, Niigata
In 1916, Myōkō Kōgen became nationally famous when it came first in a vote taken to find the most popular summer resort in Japan.
The area is dominated by 'Hokushingogaku' - a spectacular series of five mountains (Madarao, Myōkō, Kurohime, Togakushi and Iizuna) that make up the border of Nagano and Niigata prefectures. Mt. Myoko 妙高山 is listed as one of the hundred most famous mountains in Japan with its summit recorded as 2,454 meters above sea level.
Myōkō Kōgen is famed for its ski resorts which were founded in the 1930s - making it one of the oldest established ski areas in the world. It is also a traditional mountain retreat of Japan's imperial family. The Myōkō Kōgen Ski Area is made up of nine main mountain resorts: Myōkō Akakura, Ikenotaira Onsen, Myōkō Suginohara (which boasts the longest ski run in Japan), Seki Onsen, Kyukamura, Myōkō Ski Park, APA resort Myōkō Pine Valley, Madarao Kogen and Tangram Ski Circus.
- Myōkō official website in Japanese
- Myōkō Kōgen, Ski the Heart of Japan A Myoko ski community and forum for skiers and snowboarders (in English)
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