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2018/02/05 FAQ by jimukyoku

It summarizes the main questions and answers。
If you have any questions、Please feel free to contact the secretariat。

Q1.How long does it take to get to the Snow Carnival venue from Tokamachi Station?
Q2.When does construction of the giant Snow Carnival snow stage begin? Can we view it during this period?
Q3.How many people visit the festival each year?
Q4.What should I wear?
Q5.What kind of footwear should I bring?
Q6.Are there hotels or ryokan near the Snow Carnival venue?
Q7.Where is the Tokamachi Snow Festival held?
Q8.Is there car parking available?
Q9.Where can I find Snow Festival maps and pamphlets?
Q10.Can I return or cancel a Snow Festival Passport for a refund?
Q11.Is one passport enough for the whole family? Or does each person need to purchase their own passport?
Q12.Please tell me the distance from each zone to the stage at the carnival venue。
Q13.Which year was the Snow Carnival snow stage certified by the Guinness Book of World Records?

 

Q1) How long does it take to get to the Snow Carnival venue from Tokamachi Station

Way to the carnivalIt takes about 30 minutes on foot。
Especially those who are not familiar with the road snow、Please to act with a clear in time。
Since the venue near is taking traffic regulations、visitors will be unable to access the stage by car

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Q2) When does construction of the giant Snow Carnival snow stage begin?
Can we view it during this period?

It began making

<Carnival Venue>
Depending on the situation of snowfall、Snow stage of the carnival venue is produced from about two weeks before the snow festival。
※ Because of heavy machinery and large amounts of snow, entrance is prohibitedです。
Please note that you will not be able to visit unfortunately。

<Snow Sculptures>
Many organizations will begin to make a snow sculpture work from long ago about a week of snow festival。
There is also a place where you can visit have to be entered on site。
Work is mainly done from the evening too much until about nine in the evening。

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Q3) How many people visit the festival each year?

Snow Carnival
We come to people as much as about 26 million people、Carnival venue is a total of about 3 million people。(Average of previous years)

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Q4) What should I wear?

clothing  clothing

Since the events are mainly performed outdoors、Please come in warm clothes。
It would be especially may come to warm your feet。
It is recommended warm and agile clothing such as ski wear。
※ If you visit the snow Carnival、You can not use an umbrella in the hall。
We recommend those hooded cape。It would be better if there is waterproof is。

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Q5) What kind of footwear should I bring?

Such as the carnival grounds and the festival plaza has become a meeting place on the snow。
The longest length、In addition it may come wearing those waterproof。
Those slippery of the shoe sole is dangerous difficult to walk。

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Q6) Are there hotels or ryokan near the Snow Carnival venue?

There is accommodation close to the carnival venue、Application to peak the night carnival day will concentrate。It is recommended as soon as possible of the reservation。
Please find information on local hotel and ryokan here (select English): here (Japanese)From。

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Q7) Where is the Tokamachi Snow Festival held?

Tokamachi is the Snow Festival, but there are three points of interest called "snow carnival", "work of art of the snow," "Festival Plaza"、The venue is different, respectively。
Snow carnival takes place in the Shirokeoka Pure Land。It takes about a 30-minute walk from Tokamachi Station。
Artworks of snow and festivals open space will be created in all parts of the city。

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Q8) Is there car parking available?

Parking Lot
During the Snow Festival period、It provided a temporary parking lot。
For temporary parking lot、Learn → Transport guide map (PDF (Japanese Only)
Please be parked in accordance with the guidance signage and traffic control personnel。
Please come with time to spare。

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Q9) Where can I find a Snow Festival maps and pamphlets?

It is distributed in the Secretariat (Tokamachi City Asahimachi 251 address 17 Tokamachi comprehensive tourist guide house)。
During the Snow Festival held period it is also distributed in the information center to provide in the city several locations。
Also、It will be distributed to all households in the city report in Tokamachi citizens。
Since we mailed to those who wish、Please contact the secretariat。
Tokamachi Snow Festival secretariat TEL:025-757-3100

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Q10) Can I return or cancel a Snow Festival Passport for a refund?


For cancellation or refund of passport、Reluctantly canceled due to reasons of the organizer's side、Or it does not respond unless there is a significant content changes。If we ask for your understanding。

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Q11) Is one passport enough for the whole family?
    Or does each person need to purchase their own passport?

Snow Festival Passport
Basically passport is what order to use from one person per sheet。
Except、Is a major benefit of the passport for preferential treatment viewing of "snow carnival" is、Children under elementary school, which is entrained in the person who owns the passport will be admitted without a passport。
Since the passport comes with many attractive benefits、Please buy all means。

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Q12. Please tell me the distance from each zone to the stage at the carnival venue。


Carnival venue is divided into "invitation zone", "passport preferential treatment zone," "general zone" from the front。
The distance from each zone front until the stage is now as follows:。
・「Special Invitation Zone」 … about 7m
・「Festival Passport Holders Zone」 … about 20 m
・「General Zone」 … about 40 m

(It should be noted、For carnival venue overall size, including the snow stage will vary depending on snow conditions、Only please think about reference)

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Q13) Which year was the Snow Carnival snow stage certified by the Guinness Book of World Records?

Stage image
32nd snow stage "prayer hall" of the (1981) has been certified to the Guinness Book of World Records。
And height 25m × width 50m × depth 15m to the motif of the French Sacre Coeur、It has been certified as the biggest buildings in the made with snow world。

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