Asahikawa:Overview & History
The second most populous city in Hokkaido. The Asahigawa Airport makes this city a gateway to touring the Furano and Biei areas. Meanwhile, the Asahiyama Zoo is the most popular attraction in Asahikawa, which is gaining popularity for its inventive and unique exhibits. In the area around the zoo, there are gardens, cycling routes, campgrounds, and horse-riding experiences to enjoy in the summer, and skiing / snowboarding in the winter. One dish to try in Asahikawa is "Asahikawa Ramen", which combines seafood with pork bone broth and enriched soy sauce. Also famous are the "Shinko-yaki" charcoal-grilled chicken dish, and local sake made with ice from the Daisetsuzan mountains.
Asahikawa Other Sightseeing In-depth