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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Hokkaido
Asahikawa
# 57   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: 244 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: 249 users
 2  Furano
Town with beautiful lavender and flower fields.
User rating: 85/100 (241 votes)
Visited by: 631 users
 

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User Rating (by 148 users):
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