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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Hokkaido
Asahikawa
# 58   of 170 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 (18 votes)
Visited by: 45 users
 2  Asahiyama Zoo
Very popular, unique zoological garden.
User rating: 85/100 (94 votes)
Visited by: 230 users
 3  Asahikawa Ramen
Local noodle dish with a soya sauce based soup.
User rating: 77/100 (42 votes)
Visited by: 119 users
Side Trips from Asahikawa
 1  Daisetsuzan
Hokkaido's largest and wildest national park.
User rating: 85/100 (95 votes)
Visited by: 238 users
 2  Furano
Town with beautiful lavender and flower fields.
User rating: 85/100 (230 votes)
Visited by: 601 users
 

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User Rating (by 137 users):
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