A Summer Retreat from Heat: Midsummer Snow Festival in Rokkosan

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A Summer Retreat from Heat: Midsummer Snow Festival in Rokkosan

The annual Midsummer Snow Festival will be held in Rokkosan Country House for 49 days, from July 18th to August 31st, and on the weekends from September 5th to September 13th. Located at 850 meters above sea level and five degrees below the city temperature, Rokkosan Country House is known as a summer resort area. This year marks the 37th edition of the festival, which offers a fun escape from the summer heat. img_67509_6 img_67509_5 In the snow park containing 100 tons of artificial snow, visitors can enjoy playing with snow and treasure-hunting games in the middle of summer. What’s more, visitors can taste Nagashi somen,  (flowing somen noodles) and enjoy a barbecue party in open air space. img_67509_4 img_67509_3 img_67509_1 img_67509_2

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Dates Saturday, July 18th – Monday, August 31st Saturdays and Sundays from September 5th to September 13th Time 11:30~16:30 ※August 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th and 18th 10:30~16:30 ※ In the case of rain, events will be canceled. Address Rokkosan Country House 4512-98 Kitarokko, Rokkosan-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo Prefecture For more information, please visit the website: http://www.rokkosan.com/en/access.html