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Minakami Highland Ski Resort

A trip to Minakami Highlands, Gunma

Minakami Kogen Ski Resort is located in the northern Gunma Prefecture. The attractions include
an advanced trail with magnificent views, a romantic forest trail, spacious ski slopes as well as
many activities, including snowmobile tours. This is a fun world for all kids and family.

(L) Shonan-Shinjuku Line extended to Takasaki (M)Jyouetsu-line rail track near Minakami (R) Tanigawadake mountain ranges

Lake Fujiwara

(L) A highway side is deeply covered with a thick snow. (M) A thermometer at the hotel entrance showed 1℃. It stands 966 M high above sea level.
(R) Exterior of Minakami Kogen Hotel 200

Snow-covered Nikko mountain ranges

(L) Panoramic views seen through a huge one-piece glass-window of a guest room (R) A snow field was light up at night.

The area is deeply covered with snow.

(L) An evening buffet (R) Pokemon on the snow field

An open bath surrounded a deep snow.

Hotel 200 is the main base for winter activity.

Fujiwara Dam

(L) Jyoetsu-line rail track near Minakam, linking Takasaki and Niigata (M) Jyoetsu-Kogen shinkansen station
(R) A super-express for Tokyo terminal entering the Jyoumou-Kogen station

Minakami Highlans

Minakami is well known for a large amount of snow fall and the high-quality snow. Minakami Kogen Ski Resort
has become one of the high-class ski slopes in Japan. Ski Resort is equipped with various facilities, including
a snow-mobile, sled, to make a guest to play day through the snow even more enjoyable.

Open-Air hot spring bath stands surrounded by forests in a thick snow. It is said that, the changing scenery of
beautiful mountains and verdure throughout the seasons, is breathtaking.

The Minakami Kogen Hotel provides a total of 226 guest rooms. Of these, 53 are for smokers and 173 smoke-free rooms.
The percentage of smoking room to the total is 23.4%. Non-smoking floors are located on the 3F, 7F, 8F and 9F.
All restaurants are smoke-free. Smoking is allowed in a bar.

An official website of Minakami Kogen Hotel 200
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A summary of smoking-room rate studied in local hotels of Japan

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The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on-the-spot investigation.

「禁煙席ネット」主宰 日本タバコフリー学会顧問 医学博士 宮本順伯
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This information was provided by the Smokefree Hotel and Travel.
The article was written, and all photography was taken by Dr. Junhaku Miyamoto in February 2016.

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