Misora Museum and Observatory - Hokkaido

Misora Museum and Observatory ( 丘のまち郷土学館 美宙 ) is a venue for locals and tourists to learn about the history of the town of Biei while also promoting science and astronomy. It is located in 4 Chome 1-4 Sakaemachi, Biei in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Misora Museum and Observatory  ( 丘のまち郷土学館 美宙 ) Misora Museum and Observatory details Formally called Biei Local Museum Misora , this facility opened in 2016. It might not be as big as most museums in Hokkaido but it definitely promotes learning to those who visit. Misora Museum and Observatory - Biei Town, Hokkaido Prefecture 丘のまち郷土学館 美宙 The ground floor of the Misora Museum and Observatory 2nd floor of Misora Museum and Observatory In the side Misora Museum and Observatory , you will see displays about the nature and history of Biei Town. These displays are all located on the ground floor level of the museum. Inside Misora Museum and Observatory Nature in Biei Town The course of History in Biei Town The course of History in Biei Town Agr

Four Seasons Tower - Hokkaido

The Four Seasons Tower ( 四季の塔 )  serves as one of Biei's symbols.  Additionally, it is the best location to observe Biei from above and from a panoramic perspective.  It is located at  4-6 Motomachi in the town of Biei, Hokkaido Prefecture in Japan .  Four Seasons Tower Four Seasons Tower details Four Seasons Tower ( Shiki-no-Tou /  四季の塔 ) was completed and opened to the public on Heisei 6 (1994). The tower has an overall height of 44.5 meters. Visitors can go up to the observatory located on the top floor of the tower which is 32.4 meters.  Four Seasons Tower - Biei, Hokkaido Prefecture Four Seasons Tower Information Four Seasons Tower stands 44.5 meters Shiki-no-Tou (四季の塔) The Four Seasons Tower is attached to the Biei Town Hall Government Building. What's great about this tower is that it is a free facility. This means you can go up to the observatory area for free. Aside from that, it is open even on Saturdays and holidays when the town hall is closed.  The parking ar

Furano Biei Norokko Train - Hokkaido

Japan is home to dozens of unique-looking trains. As a matter of fact, there are even people who are obsessed with these trains. They are commonly called densha otaku or train nerds. Some made it a life goal to take pictures of them ( tori-tetsu ) and those vowed to ride all of them ( nori-tetsu ).  Furano Biei Norokko Train Furano Biei Norokko Train details Hokkaido Prefecture is home to one of the "sought after" trains by these densha otakus. The Furano Biei Norokko Train is a seasonal train that runs only in summer (usually around early June to late September).  Furano Biei Norokko Train - Hokkaido The Furano Biei Norokko Train goes from Asahikawa JR Station to Furano JR Station and vice versa. It also stops at Lavander Batake Station which is exclusive to this train. This station is about 7-10 minutes away from Tomita Farm's Lavender Field which is considered the most popular destination in Furano. Furano Biei Norokko Train at Biei Station The name Norokko comes

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