- July 16th, 2017
[Hamanasu-no-Oka Visitor Center in Ishikari] Rosa Rugosa Flavored Soft Serve Ice Cream That Ishkari Is Noted for
Hamanasu-no-Oka Visitor Center
Hamanasu-no-Oka Visitor Center (はまなすの丘ヴィジターセンター) is a resting place at an administrative building around Hamanasu-no-Oka Park (はまなすの丘公園) in Ishkari city located in the northern direction of Sapporo city. As its name suggests, it is famous for Rosa Rugosa Flavored Soft Serve Ice Cream. * Hamanasu (はまなす) means “Rosa Rugosa” in Japanese. A souvenir shop, resting places and a restroom are on the 1st floor of the administrative building. Soft serve ice cream and souvenirs are sold at the souvenir shop. A rest place is on the 2nd floor, too, and vititors can view the Hamanasu-no-Oka Park.
Hamanasu-no-Oka Park (はまなすの丘公園) is a primeval flower garden in Ishkari city located in the northern direction of Sapporo city, and is well-known for having Ishikari Lighthouse (石狩灯台), a symbol of the Ishikari, and is famous as a good place to see the beautiful sunset. A sand spit of 46 ha has been born at the mouth of the Ishikari River, the longest river in Hokkaido, and about 180 types of wild flowers such as Rosa Rugosa (ハマナス* Rosa Rugosa means “Hamanasu” in Japanese) that is an origin of the name “Hamanasu-no-Oka Park”, V. grayi Franch. et Sava (イソスミレ), Glehnia Littoralis Colony (ハマボウフウ), Seashore False Bindweed (ハマヒルガオ) grow naturally. The best time to see the Rosa Rugosa is from late June to early July. An administrative building, Hamanasu-no-Oka Visitor Center (はまなすの丘ヴィジターセンター), wooden paths, gazebos and parking lots are built at the site. A public restroom is not built at the outside, so visitors had better get a wash beforehand at a restroom at the Hamanasu-no-Oka Visitor Center. Admission free. The parking lots are free of charge. Read More
Rosa Rugosa Flavored Soft Serve Ice Cream
3 types of soft serve ice creams, Rosa Rugosa Flavor, Swirl Soft Serve Ice Cream with Rosa Rugosa Flavor and Vanilla Flavor, and Vanilla Flavor are served, and the Rosa Rugosa Flavored Soft Serve Ice Cream is most popular. The price was JPY 300. I bought it, and went up the 2nd floor. The Rosa Rugosa Flavored Soft Serve Ice Cream was light pink, and it tasted slightly rose hip jam. It was not too sweet, and had a refreshing flavor. Thanks for the tasty soft serve!
|Parking lot||A free parking is provided (30 cars)|
|Business hours||09:00-18:00 * It changes depending on seasons|
|Regular closing day||From early November to late April|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||514 313 406*48|
List of Accommodations
Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Ishikari. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.
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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