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Japan Diaries 4: Day 195

Day 195:  May 15, 2022 Sunday -  Asahikawa City Overnight Trip Day 2 This is it! The last day of our 2-day Asahikawa Overnight Trip . Most people would probably feel sad as it is almost time to go home but in our case, we were actually looking forward to this day because of the buffet meal at   Hotel Amanek.   It's a beautiful morning in Asahikawa - view from Hotel Amanek Buffet in Hotel Amanek Ella is excited to eat her meal My favorite! I probably ate a ton of these. Itadakemasu 😋 My wife and I actually chose  Hotel Amanek  not only because it was near Asahikawa Station but also most importantly because of its breakfast buffet. Speaking of which, I probably ate one too many sashimis  and jingisukan that I had to lock myself in the toilet until almost check-out time.  Left our luggage at JR Asahikawa Station After the sumptuous meal, we went back to our room and rested for an hour. When everything was ready, we checked out of  Hotel Amanek  a little before 10AM. From there, we h

Kitasaito Garden - Hokkaido

Asahikawa Kitasaito Garden ( あさひかわ北彩都ガーデンセンター ) or simply Kitasaito Garden , is a lovely community garden that is part of the Miyamae Park. It runs from Asahikawa Station to Moriyama Hospital. It is located at 1 Chome-1 Miyamae 2 Jo, Asahikawa City, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Kitasaito Garden ( あさひかわ北彩都ガーデンセンター ) Kitasaito Garden details Kitasaito Garden is part of the Kitasaito Asahikawa Project, which encourages large-scale urban development surrounding Asahikawa Station. It was created with the goal of improving the city center's appearance and generating a dynamic atmosphere. Kitasaito Garden  - Asahikawa City, Hokkaido Prefecture Here are some of our photos in Kitasaito Garden The expansive grounds of Kitasaito Garden are designed as an "inner-city sanctuary," and are home to some 80,000 plants from more than 300 distinct species. The Chubetsugawa River flows through the garden's southern side, and on a clear day, visitors may see the stunning views of Mt.

Asahikawa City Museum - Hokkaido

Asahikawa City Museum ( 旭川市博物館 ) is a facility that aims to increase visitors' knowledge and comprehension of Ainu culture. It is located at 7 chome, Kagura 3 Jo, Asahikawa City in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Asahikawa City Museum  ( 旭川市博物館 )   Asahikawa City Museum details Asahikawa City Museum was opened in 1993. In November 2008, the museum renewed the exhibition and focused on introducing the complex Ainu culture and tradition to the locals and also the foreign visitors. It also showcases the flora and fauna of the Kamikawa Region.  Asahikawa City Museum - Asahikawa City, Hokkaido Asahikawa City Museum houses hundreds of Ainu-related displays like clothing and tools. It also has interactive displays to make learning fun, especially for the younger generation.  Team Nicerio visits Asahikawa City Museum The Crystal Diamond art installation in front of the museum Got our ticket to Asahikawa City Museum Time to explore the museum My favorite among these displays is the miniat

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