Bijin-bayashi, Niigata, Japan 美人林 新潟. Bijin means beautiful woman, and the beech forests around Matsunoyama get their name from the beautiful scenery. See young leaves covered with leftover snow in early spring, and enjoy the autumn foliage.
30 reasons to go to Japan before you die. #1 Hoshitouge Rice Terrace/Niigata. The ''water mirror',' which you can see before spring, is a wonderful sight. The Matsudai area is well-known as one of the venues of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, which is held once every 3 years.