AsahikawaJapan

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Visit Asahikawa

Experience quaint Asahikawa: its riverfront, zoo, mountain views, and more!

Explore lots to see and do in Asahikawa—mountain views, skiing, and popular sights from Asahiyama Zoo to Furano Ski Resort.

Where to stay in Asahikawa

Shirahige Falls showing landscape views, rapids and a gorge or canyon

Shirogane Onsen

3.5/5Good!(2 area reviews)

You'll enjoy the mountain views and hot springs in Shirogane Onsen. You might want to make time for a stop at Shirokane Hot Spring or Shirahige Falls.

Shirogane Onsen

Top Hotels in Asahikawa

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
JR Inn Asahikawa
JR Inn Asahikawa
3.5 out of 5
7-Chome 2-5 Miyashitadori, Asahikawa, Hokkaido
¥6,870
per night
Feb 16 - Feb 17

Located in the heart of Asahikawa, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Asahikawa Museum of Art, Tokiwa Park, and Ayako Miura Literature Museum. Kamikawa Shrine ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (1,623 reviews)

"Great location, closely JR Station. Good staff serviced."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

JR Inn Asahikawa
Route-Inn Grand Asahikawa Ekimae
Route-Inn Grand Asahikawa Ekimae
3 out of 5
8-1962-1, Miyashita dori, Asahikawa, Hokkaido
¥8,836
per night
Jan 24 - Jan 25

Situated in Asahikawa, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Asahikawa City Museum, Asahikawa Museum of Art, and Tokiwa Park. Kamikawa Shrine and Ayako Miura Literature ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (491 reviews)

"Cleaniness is superb and comfortable with humidifier/filter. Location is convenient opposite JR station and Aeon. The only downside is our room is next to smoking room and smoke smell permeate through don't know where, probably through the air condition. At least we are able to open windows for fresh ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2019

Route-Inn Grand Asahikawa Ekimae
Premier Hotel -CABIN- Asahikawa
Premier Hotel -CABIN- Asahikawa
3.5 out of 5
1 Jodori-7 Chome, Asahikawa, Hokkaido
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
¥4,735
per night
Jan 26 - Jan 27

Situated in Asahikawa, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Asahikawa City Museum, Asahikawa Museum of Art, and Tokiwa Park. Ayako Miura Literature Museum and ...

3.9/5Good! (401 reviews)

"abit old but still clean"…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Premier Hotel -CABIN- Asahikawa

Popular things to do in Asahikawa

Asahiyama Zoo
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Asahiyama Zoo

4.5/5(7 reviews)

Why not visit the native and exotic animals at Asahiyama Zoo and see why this is a popular attraction in Asahikawa? While in this walkable area, find time to visit its shops.

Asahi-Dake
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Asahi-Dake

4.5/5(6 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Asahi-Dake, a popular spot to commune with nature in Higashikawa. Discover the area's mountain views and seek out the ski slopes.

Farm Tomita
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Farm Tomita

4.5/5(21 reviews)

Enjoy an outing to Farm Tomita during your stay in Nakafurano. While you're here, you can savor the top-notch restaurants.

Blue Pond
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Blue Pond

4.5/5(20 reviews)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Blue Pond during your travels in Biei. Discover the area's hot springs and spas.

Daisetsuzan National Park
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Daisetsuzan National Park

4.5/5(12 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Daisetsuzan National Park, a lovely green space in Higashikawa. Discover the area's mountain views and seek out the ski slopes.

Asahidake Ropeway
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Asahidake Ropeway

4.5/5(8 reviews)

Enjoy an outing to Asahidake Ropeway during your stay in Asahidake Onsen. Discover the area's mountain views and seek out the ski slopes.

Top activities in Asahikawa

Furano and Biei Private Day Tour
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Furano and Biei Private Day Tour

¥8,250

Discover Hokkaido with SkyExpress Day Tours Explore the amazing colours of beautiful flowers in this famous area. Visiting Furano Cheese Factory, Jam Factory, Anpan Man Shop, Tomita Farm and Patchwork Road. The Day Tours only Depart and Return to your Sapporo or Niseko Hotel.

Full-Day Hokkaido Winter Trip to Asahiyama Zoo & Blue Pond
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Full-Day Hokkaido Winter Trip to Asahiyama Zoo & Blue Pond

¥8,500

Travel into the heart of Hokkaido for a day of winter fun in Asahikawa and Biei. Encounter incredible creatures at Asahiyama Zoo and enjoy two fantastic illumination displays at the Blue Pond and Shirohige Falls.

Hokkaido Noboribetsu, Toya & Shikotsu Lake Day Tour
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Hokkaido Noboribetsu, Toya & Shikotsu Lake Day Tour

¥10,053

Noboribetsu Folk Village: This theme park will bring you to the real Edo Period. Not only in terms of the architecture of the building, but also the style of clothing of the staff there who all followed the Edo Period style of dress.

Asahiyama Zoo and Shirogane Blue Pond Day Tour from Sapporo
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Asahiyama Zoo and Shirogane Blue Pond Day Tour from Sapporo

¥9,188

Make your way to Asahiyama Zoo, It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Hokkaido, offering visitors fantastic views of the animals from different angles. Get the chance to see magnificent polar bears, big cats, apes, and more inside.

Summer Exclusive: Hokkaido Otaru & Shakotan Tour
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Summer Exclusive: Hokkaido Otaru & Shakotan Tour

¥11,674

If you visit Hokkaido, do not miss Otaru and Shakotan Tour! This tour will give you a chance to stroll through the historic and culturally rich streets of Otaru. Here you can treat yourself fresh seafood cuisine while admiring upon splendid Otaru scenery, at Tengu Tei.

Book a local : Sightseeing in Hokkaido
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Book a local : Sightseeing in Hokkaido

¥13,000

There are different styles of travel. But you have to admit that having the local experience must be the most unforgettable journey in your life! Having the local experience, searching online cannot help you for anything but our tour guides could provide you a different day in Hokkaido according to your interest.

Reviews of Asahikawa

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Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jul 28, 2019

Well , it was my first time in Japan and Asahikawa. So every thing was new and exciting. But the weather was very nice. Reminded me of where I live. Not to hot or cold. Really liked the scenery, very pretty. I really enjoyed my trip.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 24, 2019

Many places to visit. Very quite and peaceful

4/5 - Good

KC

Apr 22, 2019

Must try the Genghis Khan bbq at Daikokuya

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