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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
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“Cool little bar on the main street of Echoland. Often have live music in winter. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cafe
“Outstanding coffee and sandwiches. Opens at 8am and it's also a great place to start your day.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Nature
“The Hakuba Goryuu ski area in the entrance of Shirouma. The gentle slope accounts for 40% of the whole widely, and a beginner and a child can also enjoy a family surely. 16 tours with the abundant individuality can enjoy a racing, a mogul, a snow park and a park of kids by intention with an exclusive area. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Nature
“Huge mountain to ski on with lovely views of surrounding mountains, and on clear days, Mt. Fuji!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Sake Bar
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“If you'd like to experience Izakaya, this place is one of the best Hakuba can offer. With a veriety of Sake and some traditional dishes, it would be an interesting night-out, to say the least. It's not a spacious restaurant, so reservation is recommended. Hot sake is something I recommend.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“In addition to the shopping experience, the view of Hakuba's Japan Alps from the cafe is worth visiting.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Mon Pigeon is a little off the beaten path just past Echoland. It is known for it's delicious baked goods, including a wide variety of cakes. Perhaps what it is most famous for, is its two very friendly mascots-two massive golden retrievers who may greet you as you walk in the door.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Sashimi, Sushi, Tuna Katsu, baked scallops are just a few of the delicious meals they offer. Fast friendly and a true master Masao-san is a very gracious host. Bookings strongly recommended0261 72 3633”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Overall great selection of Japanese food. Rather than traditional, it's leaning toward fusion. They have horse meat if you are into such a thing (I know it's not for everybody but FWIW). ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Ski Area
“ALL KINDS OF Terrian Park 滑雪公园爱好者最爱 COMBINES WITH GORYU MOUNTAIN, MAKES IT THE BIGGEST AREA IN HAKUBA.跟五龙雪山连着,成为白马村最大的滑雪区域。”
  • 6 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“Offers a wide range of Patagonia gear. Some out-of-season items are offered at discount price. Movies, talks, and other events are occasionally held here.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Cherry Pub is two doors away from the chalet and is a great option for eating out or having a few drinks in a stylish atmosphere. Try a Chicken Parmigiana washed down with a Long Island iced tea.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“This is the main bus hub in Hakuba. There is a bus for almost every ski resort in Hakuba here. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 1 local recommends
Noodle House
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“Authentic soba restaurant. Great for dinner as well with an amazing selection of sake and Japanese dishes. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Value for money Japanese set menus and a la carte. Rice is average size of meals generous.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Sake Bar
“If you'd like to experience Izakaya, this place is one of the best Hakuba can offer. With a veriety of Sake and some traditional dishes, it would be an interesting night-out, to say the least. It's not a spacious restaurant, so reservation is recommended. Hot sake is something I recommend.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Sashimi, Sushi, Tuna Katsu, baked scallops are just a few of the delicious meals they offer. Fast friendly and a true master Masao-san is a very gracious host. Bookings strongly recommended0261 72 3633”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Overall great selection of Japanese food. Rather than traditional, it's leaning toward fusion. They have horse meat if you are into such a thing (I know it's not for everybody but FWIW). ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cherry Pub is two doors away from the chalet and is a great option for eating out or having a few drinks in a stylish atmosphere. Try a Chicken Parmigiana washed down with a Long Island iced tea.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Noodle House
“Authentic soba restaurant. Great for dinner as well with an amazing selection of sake and Japanese dishes. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Value for money Japanese set menus and a la carte. Rice is average size of meals generous.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Steak restaurant loved by locals and visitors, and quality is top-notch. Be sure to book in advance as seatings are limited.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent pizza, pasta, curry, and more. Great prices, and cozy atmosphere. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

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