Aizu Kogen Takatsue Ski Resort

Aizu Kogen Takatsue Ski Resort

Have fun skiing on high-quality, natural powder snow at Aizu Kogen Takatsue Ski Resort.

From the summit of the slopes, a vertical drop height of 1650 m gives visitors a 360-degree panoramic view over the mountains. Aizu Kogen Takatsue offers a variety of courses, allowing skiers of all levels to enjoy the resort to the full.

There are other snow activities that don’t involve skiing, such as the Takatsue Snow Cat Tour. In this tour, run by Aizu Astoria Hotel, you are taken by snowcat all the way to the summit of the slopes, where you can enjoy the picture-perfect view.

Venue Details

Venue Details

Takatsue Ski Resort

In Season: (+81) 241-78-2220; Off Season: (+81) 241-78-3099

Best Season
  • Winter
Opening Hours

Open: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM on Weekdays (8:00 AM - 4:30 PM at the weekend). Evening skiing available between 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Related infoGeneral Information:

No. of Ski Slopes: 15

No. of Lifts: 9

Evening Skiing: Available

Lessons: Classes held twice a day (Includes insurance). Sign-up from 9:00 AM

Longest run: 1,100 m (‘Romance’ Course)

Vertical drop: 707 m

Height at the Summit: 1,650 m

Rental Equipment Cost

Skiing Equipment Set: Adults 3,000 yen; Children 2,000 yen

Skiing Outfit: Adults 3,000 yen; Children 2,500 yen

Snowboarding Equipment Set: Adults 4,000 yen; Children 3,000 yen

Slide: 300 yen
Access Details
Access535 Takatsuehara, Minamiaizu Town, Minamiaizu District, Fukushima Pref. 967-0315
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Getting there

By Revaty train service (Asakusa-Aizu Kogen Ozeguchi) and by No. 40 bus (Aizu Kogen Ozeguchi -Takatsue Ski Resort)

  •  Take the Revaty Aizu from Asakusa Station to Aizu Kogen Ozeguchi Station (会津高原尾瀬口駅).
  • At Aizu Kogen Ozeguchi Station, take the number 40 bus bound for Hinoemata Nakadoai Park (檜枝岐中土合公園前) and get off at Takatsue Ski Resort (たかつえスキー場).
  • You can also take a taxi or rent a car (it takes approximately 30 minutes to get to the ski resort from Aizu Kogen Ozeguchi station). Some accommodation providers in the area offer a free shuttle bus service from Aizu Kogen Ozeguchi Station (reservation is needed).  

By shinkansen (Tokyo Station-Nasushiobara) and by car (Nasushiobara-Aizu Kogen Takatsue Ski Resort)

  • Take the Tohoku Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Nasushiobara station (那須塩原駅).
  • At Nasushiobara station, there are many places where you can rent a car and drive to Aizu Kogen Takatsue Ski Resort (approx. 80 minutes).

By car:

90 min from Nishi-Nasuno Shiobara I.C. off the Tohoku Expressway via Route 400, Route 121, and Route 352.


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Cultural Experiences

Makie Painting Lacquerware Experience at Suzuzen

Suzuzen was established in 1832 as a lacquerware wholesale shop. Not only can visitors see process of lacquerware being finished using gold and silver dusted designs called 'Makie', but visitors can also have the opportunity to design their own lacquered product using Makie design techniques, which is perfect to take home as a souvenir. Booking & More InformationSuzuzen is made up of 6 kura (Japanese-style warehouses), which have been renovated. The Suzuzen warehouses include a gallery featuring pieces by contemporary artists who use lacquer in their work, and a cafe which is open for lunch. English-language signs also make the history of lacquer in Aizu accessible for overseas visitors.

The World Glassware Hall
Cultural Experiences

Kimono Experience in Aizu-Wakamatsu City

You can now try on yukata or kimono at Tsuruga Kimono Rental Shop, which opened in April 2019. Tsuruga Kimono Rental Shop is located on the second floor of Tsurugajo Kaikan, which is right next to Tsurugajo Castle in Aizu-Wakamatsu City. Rent a kimono or yukata and take photos with friends and family in front of the castle, or venture a bit further to the historical Nanokamachi-dori Street to feel like you have stepped back in time. Come and make some great memories in Aizu-Wakamatsu City!

The World Glassware Hall
Cultural Experiences

Chinkin Taiken (Sunken-Gold Design Experience)

The Tradition of Aizu lacquerware in Fukushima Prefecture has continued for 400 years. Try out creating a design on Aizu Lacquerware with a technique called Chinkin ("Sunken-gold") at Tsunoda Lacquer Art Studio. Sketch your design on tracing paper, and then mark it onto the lacqerware with a needle. Tsunoda san will help you fill the grooves created by your needle with gold and silver powder to create your design. Alternatively, try painting your own design on Aizu lacquerware at the studio. Either experience will create a great souvenir of your trip in Japan. These experiences take about an hour.

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