The brilliant red Nakabashi Bridge in Takayama, in Japan’s mountainous Gifu Prefecture, stands out against its winter backdrop.

Where to enjoy last-minute snow in Japan before the thaw sets in

From a World Heritage-listed alpine town a few hours from Osaka, to Nagano’s Olympic ski slopes, to picturesque northern Hokkaido, a winter getaway will reward visitors keen for white landscapes before spring does its thing

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The brilliant red Nakabashi Bridge in Takayama, in Japan’s mountainous Gifu Prefecture, stands out against its winter backdrop.
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Cedric Tan

Cedric Tan

Cedric Tan is Le Founder and Chief of Le Concierge Orient, luxury travel website and publisher of the LCO Top 10 Lists which recognises and awards the very best luxury hotels, restaurants and spas across Asia. A seasoned travel and gourmet columnist since 2003, he is passionate about the refinements of grand hospitality and has reviewed many of the top hotels and restaurants across the continent.