Hokkaido has an interesting history and unique culture unlike what you would expect to see in other parts of Japan. Take some time to discover the culture.
Niseko has and continues to provide inspiration to many Japanese and international artists and has a thriving underground art scene. From the traditional to the abstract there are loads of arty surprises to be found if you go looking. Make a day by exploring local art galleries and artist workshops or if its crafted furniture or antiques you're after then Niseko has you covered.