Shiga Kogen


Renowned as one of the country's largest and most diverse ski areas, Shiga Kogen offers a captivating blend of natural beauty, exceptional snow conditions, and a wide range of ski options for all levels of enthusiasts. Stretching across 18 interlinked ski resorts, Shiga Kogen presents a smorgasbord of choices that cater to every skier and snowboarder's preferences. From gentle beginner slopes to long cruisers, challenging moguls, and thrilling powder bowls, the resort offers an extensive variety of terrain to explore. With more than 50 lifts, gondolas, and ropeways, a single lift ticket provides access to a vast network, allowing visitors to seamlessly navigate the diverse ski area. Aside from snowboarding activities, get a chance to immerse yourself in Japan's deep traditions by exploring nearby temples, shrines, and hot springs. Shiga Kogen's facilities and services cater to your needs, with rental shops, ski schools, and a variety of accommodations ranging from cozy lodges to luxurious resorts. So, grab your gear, prepare to carve through pristine powder, and immerse yourself in the beauty and diversity of this captivating destination.

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Where is Shiga Kogen located?

Shiga Kogen is located in the Joshinetsu Kogen National Park, in the northern part of Nagano Prefecture and it takes 4.5 hours from Narita Airport.

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