Village of Dwarf in Forest -Ninguru Terrace in Furano-
September 23rd, 2017
Ninguru Terrace (ニングルテラス) is a popular tourist attraction on 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. The night light-up and a winter scenery are very visionary. Admission free. A parking lot is free of chraged.
It is said that 2 Ninguru families live in this forest. The ninguru means shrunk human, and is a dwarf with around 15 cm in height that appears in the book "Ninguru" written by Mr. So Kuramoto that has become a synonym for Furano. They are set wise people of a forest living in the hidden place of Hokkaido. Speaking of the dwarf, the dwarf with a height of less than 1 m called "Colobockle (コロポックル * mythical Ainu dwarf god)" is famous in Hokkaido, and I guess that the Ninguru similar to the Colobockle.
Atmosphere of Ninguru Terrace Be Watched on Youtube
|Admission fee||Free of charge|
|Parking lot||Free parking is provided (300 Cars)|
|Regular closing day||Irregular closing day and November|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||919 553 452*47|
List of Accommodations
Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Ninguru Terrace.
|Furano Prince Hotel(富良野プリンスホテル)|
|New Furano Prince Hotel(新富良野プリンスホテル)|
A page of Biei and Furano is here
Biei and Furano