- May 7th, 2019
[Kamigoryo Cherry Tree in Furano] Cherry Blossom View of Typical Hokkaido
- Kamigoryo Cherry Tree
- A Cherry Tree and Mt. Furano Nishi-dake
- List of Activities
- List of Accommodations
Kamigoryo Cherry Tree
Kamigoryo Cherry Tree (上御料の一本桜) is a yezo mountain cherry tree along Hokkaido Route 985 in Furano city, and is near Furano Ski Resort and Ninguru Terrace (ニングルテラス). At the pasture, only the cherry tree against Mt. Furano Nishi-dake (富良野西岳) looks beautiful, so it is famous as a good place to see cherry blossoms. Cherry blossoms are in full bloom from early May to mid May. Visitors are not allow to enter the pasture because the pasture is a private land. A parking lot and a restroom are not provided. You should watch out for cars because visibilty is poor on the road.
Ninguru Terrace (ニングルテラス) is a popular tourist attraction at the site of New Furano Prince Hotel (新富良野プリンスホテル) in Furano, and is a village for selling original works using natural materials as a motif. 15 log houses and wooden boardwalks are built in a forest. A lot of couples and families attracted by the Ninguru Terrace such as an atmosphere of a hidden village with the warmth of the wood visit here. Very visionary night light-up and a winter scenery have a good reputation. A wedding ceremony can be held here. Admission free. A parking lot is free of chraged. 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
Cherry Blossoms of Hokkaido
Cherry blossoms begin to bloom from late April in Hokkaido. The cherry blossoms in the Southern Hokkaido including Hakodate begin to bloom from late April, and in case of late blooming, the cherry blossoms in the Eastern Hokkaido and the Northern Hokkaido seem to bloom in early June. The cherry blossoms in Honshu (the main island of Japan) begin to bloom from mid March, and tourists can enjoy the cherry blossoms until too late season. If everybody forget to see the cherry blossoms in the Honshu, please visit the Hokkaido to savor the cherry blossoms. Read More
A Cherry Tree and Mt. Furano Nishi-dake
Numauchizawa River (沼内沢川) flows between the Hokkaido Route 985 and the pasture, so visitors can see the cherry tree along the road or the river. I guess that the height is about 10 m. Visitors can enjoy pink cherry blossoms against the Mt. Furano Nishi-dake with remaining snow, and it is a wonderful scenery. Hay rolls are on the pasture, so a typical view of Hokkaido also is good. Here is not a tourist attraction, but a lot of visitors come in a cherry blossom season, and it is a little-known cherry blossom viewing spot.
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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 Biei and Furano is here
Biei and Furano
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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