Hakkoda Mountains, Aomori
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In photos: Japan is already seeing snow and it's beautiful

Kyoto, Niigata, Aomori and many more places have had snow this winter – let’s hope it comes to Tokyo soon

By Youka Nagase
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The cold weather is upon us, and although planning a winter getaway is tempting during this season, travel is a little risky right now. If you can’t head out to see some of Japan’s most beautiful winter destinations in person, don’t worry, we've got you covered. Recent snowfall has made plenty of places in Japan look breathtakingly beautiful and we’ve compiled some of the most scenic images from social media. 

Hakkoda Mountains, Aomori

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Yunokami Onsen Station, Fukushima

Biei, Hokkaido

Tetsugaku No Michi, Kyoto

Minamiuonuma, Niigata 

Miyagi, Sendai

Nikko, Tochigi

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Tottori Sand Dunes, Tottori

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Shogawa Gorge Cruise, Toyama

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