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Kagura Ski Resort

742 Mitsumata, Minamiuonuma-gun, Yuzawa-machi 949-6211, Niigata Prefecture
+81 25-788-9221
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Spring Ski

It was amazing to still be able to snowboard when the weather was starting to feel like summer (and... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
teoweme
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Singapore, Singapore
A Great Day Trip fo Snowboarders

This place took approx 90 minutes by Shinkansen from our place in Shinjuku. First we took JR to... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
astridcla
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“day trip” (3 reviews)
“ski resort” (6 reviews)
“gala yuzawa” (2 reviews)
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742 Mitsumata, Minamiuonuma-gun, Yuzawa-machi 949-6211, Niigata Prefecture
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+81 25-788-9221
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

It was amazing to still be able to snowboard when the weather was starting to feel like summer (and actual sweltering heat in Tokyo). Really enjoyed Kagura, the slopes are steep for beginners, and also finding your way around the slopes and lifts might be...More

Thank teoweme
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This place took approx 90 minutes by Shinkansen from our place in Shinjuku. First we took JR to Omiya (Saitama) then moved to Shinkansen max toki 313 to Echigo Yuzawa. After reached the station in Echigo Yuzawa, Take Kagura Shuttle bus which runs from the...More

Thank astridcla
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wide slopes, wild views, long season...everything here means what skiers and snowboarders are looking for near Tokyo. The transfer to the area is very handy. If you travel by train, only 80 minutes ride on Shinkansen takes you to Echigo Yuzawa Station and from there...More

Thank Boonie5
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The entire resort comprises of two parts, the Eastern Kagura and Western Tashiro. At Western Tashiro, there is a gondola connecting with Naeba. There are two car parks for this resort. Both are connected with a gondola to the ski area (the base). One is...More

Thank EC-HK
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I love Kagura and tend to visit every year. It's conveniently located close to Tokyo with the Shinkansen taking just shy of 90 minutes, and then a 20 minute bus ride to the gondola/ rental shop etc. Beautiful views from the top on a clear...More

Thank Jeremybr
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Varied terrains and runs but it is a trek to get to the lovely red and black runs from the gondola connecting across from Naeba. Get there early and leave in good time. Or hop on to a car or bus to drive out here...More

Thank NinjaCat2020
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We had such fun time doing the skiing, snowboarding with teenage daughters. I have to say Kagura is such a massive place. It wasn't as helpful as it he Gala Yuzawa ski resort though. Everything in Gala is not hard to find without asking its...More

Thank Mahal127
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Seems like we came to Yuzawa way to early, almost all ski resort are still closed, lucky for us Kagura Ski Resort were the first one to open despite the thin snow. Getting there was not that easy because we have to take the bus....More

1  Thank fajaradiartha
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Although I agree with other posts that this is a very local place with little English and no frills, that's why we liked it. Not very crowded just a day after Christmas. The scenery is amazing and the slopes not too difficult but could be...More

1  Thank TogoYovo
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

A relatively large ski resort in Yuzawa, with lots of green/"light" red courses/runs that beginners and intermediates skiers and snowboarders would enjoy. We went there when the area was hungry for snow on 2x Dec 2016, skiing in all three areas of Kagura, and found...More

Thank Teresa C
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Derek C
6 November 2016|
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Response from hiromari | Reviewed this property |
This ski resort is scheduled to open in early December, but the detailed information you need to make sure in the ski resort site of the Prince Hotel. Good condition is a late December Christmas or later.
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Rob R
15 September 2016|
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Response from Elliot G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rob, You'll get the Shinkansen train from Tokyo to Echigo Yuzawa. From here you get a bus to Kagura. If you can't find the bus stop just ask at the train station tourist information. The bus only costs a few hundred yen... More
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Leslie L
17 March 2016|
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I mean, is there still snow in June?
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