- November 24th, 2016
[Flower Land Kamifurano] Agricultural Motor Tractor Bus and Buffet Are Popular
- Flower Land Kami-furano
- Flower Fields
- List of Activities
- List of Accommodations
Flower Land Kami-furano
Flower Land Kami-furano (フラワーランドかみふらの) is a tourist flower garden in Nakafurano town located in the southeastern part of Asahikawa city. Flowers are planted on flower fields of about 15 ha at a hillside with an an altitude of about 260 m. The flowering season is from May to September, and it is said that from June to July is the best season that German Iris, Lupine and Lavender are in full bloom in particular. There are Restaurant Suzuya (レストランすずや), Restaurant Nanohana (お食事処なの花), shops, Experience Studio (体験工房館), restrooms and parking lots on the site. Admission free. The parking lots are free of charge.
The distance is around 3.5 km away from the center of the Kami-furano, and Herb Garden Furano and Hammock Cafe Sariri are near here. By the way, speaking of the tasty restraunts in the Kami-furano, Mansaku (まん作) and Barbecue Restaurant "Hide" (焼肉秀) are popular in particular. I ate buckwheat noodles at the Mansaku, and those were tasty.
Mansaku (まん作) is a famous buckwheat noodles restraunt in Kami-furano town located in the south part of Asahikawa city. There is a building near the Miharashidai park (見晴台公園). It was founded in 2004. They garnered one star in MICHELIN GUIDE Hokkaido 2012 Special Edition and became more popular. Read More
Express Bus "Furano-go" (高速ふらの号) runs between Sapporo and the Furano, and Express Bus "Lavender-go" (ラベンダー号) runs between Asahikawa and the Furano. In addition, North Liner, an express bus, is in service between the Asahikawa and Obihiro, and stop in the Furano or Biei, too, so people can move more rapidly than common transportation facilities. In the Furano and Biei, some rent-a-car companies open a business, so tourists can drive a rental car.
Furano and Biei
Furano region (富良野) and Biei region (美瑛) are located in the center of Hokkaido, and are one of the most popular tourist attractions in Hokkaido at present. 2 million tourists visit to savor lavenders, shooting places of "From the north country (北の国から)" that is famous Japanese television drama in the Furano and hills of the Biei. Blue Pond (青い池) and Shirahige Falls (白ひげの滝) in Shirogane (白金) has been became famous recently, and charms add to the Biei and the Furano as the popular tourist attractions more and more, and those region are receiving increased attention throughout the country and overseas country. It is one of characteristics that various colors can be enjoyed in the Furano and the Biei. Read More
The flower fields are farmed radially on the small hillside. The German Iris is in full bloom in June, and from July to September, several tens types of flowers such as Poppy, Impatiens, Lavender, Lilium Elegans, Cosmos bloom can be enjoyed. Tokachidake Mountain Range (十勝岳連峰) and a pastoral scenery from the hillside are beautiful. The time it takes to look around the colorful flowers on the hillside is around 2 hours. You may be tired because of a difference of elevation, so you should wear comfortable shoes. A touring agricultural motor tractor bus runs to look around without walking. It takes about 10 minutes, and a fare of the bus is JPY 500. * From 1 June to 30 September.
Visitors can experience handemade pressed flower letters or a handemade sleep pillow using the flowers such as the lavenders for fee at the Experience Studio. In addition, they accept Flower Wedding only in a summer, too. By the way, they serve Asparagus, Melon or Corn depending on seasons, and the Melon Buffet has a good reputation.
Atmosphere of Flower Land Kami-furano Can Be Watched on Youtube
|Admission fee||Free of charge|
|Parking lot||Free parking is provided (100 Cars)|
|Business hours||09:00-18:00 * It changes depending on seasons|
|Regular closing day||From December 20 to January 15|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||349 519 480*46|
List of Accommodations
Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Furno and the Biei. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.
A page of Furano is here
By the way, Club Tourism (クラブツーリズム), a Japanese tour travel agency, provides various types of tours such as day trip tours or ordinary tours. In the case of bus tours, tourists do not drive their cars themselves, so they can savor alcohol. Choosen tourist attractions are national parks such as Rishiri and Rebun, Shiretoko, and popular tourist places such as Furano and Biei, and some activities such as hiking and fruit picking are also enjoyed depending on seasons. If you are interested in tour trips, you should visit the club tourism's website for details.
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