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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Hokkaido
Asahikawa
# 58   of 178 destinations
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Underwater tunnel of the penguin enclosure at Asahiyama Zoo

Located in the center of Hokkaido, Asahikawa () is the island's second largest city after Sapporo. The city is not known as a leading tourist destination, but its zoo, Asahiyama Zoo, is among Japan's best and most popular. The local noodle dish, Asahikawa Ramen, is also quite well known.

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Attractions
Asahikawa City
 1  Winter Festival
Festival with snow and ice sculptures.
User rating: 86/100 (20 votes)
Visited by: 47 users
 2  Asahiyama Zoo
Very popular, unique zoological garden.
User rating: 86/100 (101 votes)
Visited by: 245 users
 3  Asahikawa Ramen
Local noodle dish with a soya sauce based soup.
User rating: 77/100 (45 votes)
Visited by: 126 users
Side Trips from Asahikawa
 1  Daisetsuzan
Hokkaido's largest and wildest national park.
User rating: 85/100 (99 votes)
Visited by: 250 users
 2  Furano
Town with beautiful lavender and flower fields.
User rating: 85/100 (243 votes)
Visited by: 644 users
 

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User Rating (by 150 users):
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