Hokkaido.Niseko

Hokkaido.Niseko

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Niseko (ニセコ町Niseko-chō) is a town located in Shiribeshi SubprefectureHokkaidoJapan. To Japanese people, Niseko principally refers to a mountain range and a municipal area. However, overseas the name has come to refer to a wider area of ski resorts encompassing Hokkaido’s Mount Yōtei, often referred to as the “Mt. Fuji of Hokkaido”, and Annupuri ranges. The name Niseko derives from the Ainu language, and it means “a cliff jutting over a riverbank deep in the mountains”.[citation needed] The Niseko town’s main industries are agriculture and tourism. The resort itself, Niseko United, is part of the Mountain Collective. Moreover, the town is renowned for its quality powder snow and world-class facilities, including traditional onsen and restaurants.

Country Hokkaido