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Tomita Farm - Hokkaido

Tomita Farm  or Farm Tomita ( ファーム富田 ) is one of Hokkaido’s most famous flower farms. It is known for its picturesque and colorful lavender fields. It is located at 15号 Kisenkita in the town of Nakafurano in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Tomita Farm Tomita Farm details Imagine being surrounded by the sweet fragrance of lavender in full bloom, spreading across acres of rolling hills amidst the serene countryside of Japan. Welcome to Farm Tomita , located in the picturesque town of Nakafurano in Hokkaido, a popular tourist destination famous for its lavender fields that stretch as far as the eye can see. Tomita Farm  or  Farm Tomita  - Nakafurano Town, Hokkaido Prefecture The history of  Tomita Farm  dates back to the early 1900s when Tokuma Tomita toiled in the Nakafurano wilderness and saw the future of lavender cultivation. It wasn’t until 1937 when the founder of Soda Koryo, Seiji Soda, obtained 5 kg of lavender seeds from France and began trial cultivation in various parts of Japan.

Catbus and Totoro Pass - Hokkaido

Catbus and Totoro Pass ( 戸外炉(ととろ)峠の猫バス ) is a not-so-hidden tourist spot named after the character in the Ghibli film My Neighbor Totoro. It is located on the southeastern outskirts of Fukagawa City in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Catbus and Totoro Pass Catbus and Totoro Pass details If you're a fan of "My Neighbor Totoro", then the Catbus and Totoro Pass in Fukagawa City, Hokkaido are a must-visit. Here's everything you need to know before you go. The Catbus The Catbus - Fukagawa City, Hokkaido Prefecture The Catbus is one of the most famous photo spots in the area. It's a scrap car that has been painted to look like the Catbus from "My Neighbor Totoro". It's not a functioning bus, but it makes for a great photo opportunity. Visitors can take pictures both inside and outside the bus. Pictures of the Catbus This is what's inside the Catbus The Catbus was originally an abandoned bus that was used as a resting place for locals. It was painted by

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