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Frozen forest (Gifu, Asahi-mura)

Hidano-sato in Gifu is known with very severe winter. There is an event using this cold temperature, This is the frozen forest. Since 1971, "Akigami hot spa" frozen about 4ha of forest with 6,000 of water hoses. The frozen forest glitter BLUE in daytime and in various colors at night with illuminations. On the second Saturday of February, "Ice festival" is held each year.