Pippu Station - Hokkaido

Pippu Station ( 比布駅 ) is a train station on the Soya Main Line of JR Hokkaido. It is located at 2-chome, Nishimachi in the town of Pippu in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Pippu Station Pippu Station details Pippu Station , located in Pippu Town, Hokkaido, has a rich history dating back to its opening in 1898. Originally part of the Hokkaido Government Railway Teshio Line, which is now known as the Soya Main Line, Pippu Station played a pivotal role in the rapid development of the Pippu Plains. Pippu Station - Pippu town, Hokkaido Prefecture During its early years, the station facilitated the growth of Takasu Village, which eventually became Takasu Town. Its influence was so significant that it led to the independence of Pippu Village in 1906. The station's first building was completed in 1898, and it served as a bustling hub for the region. Pippu Station Facade Unfortunately, as time passed and the Japanese National Railways (JNR) implemented rationalization policies,  Pippu Statio

Tanbo Art Asahikawa 2022 - Hokkaido

Tanbo Art ( 東鷹栖・田んぼアート ) is a rice paddy exhibit dubbed rice field art. It is located at Higashitakasu 7 Sen, Asahikawa City in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Tanbo Art Asahikawa 2022 Tanbo Art 2022 details Tanbo Art  was started by the youth group of JA Taisetsu. This unique form of art involves creating intricate designs on rice fields. The first rice paddy art was made way back in 2006. It featured the majestic Daisetsuzan. Tanbo Art  - Asahikawa City, Hokkaido The process of creating  Tanbo Art  is as fascinating as the art itself. The artists use different colors of rice plants to create amazing patterns and images, from traditional Japanese scenes to abstract designs. The planting, nurturing, and harvesting of rice is carefully timed and planned to create the desired effect. Tanbo Art Observatory The rice up close Each year, new designs are created and visitors are encouraged to come and enjoy the beauty of the fields. Visitors can view the magnificent rice art from mid-July to mi

10 Things to Do in Takasu

10 Things to Do in Takasu Takasu ( 鷹栖町 ) is a town in the Kamikawa Subprefecture of Hokkaido, Japan . Large birds like black kites, sparrowhawks, and goshawks have been said to have lived in Takasu Town when it was still an uninhabited region. The locals gave it the name " Chikappuni ", which means " a place (nest) where a large bird (hawk) lives ." in the Ainu language. It was translated to the kanji 鷹栖 which is read as " Takasu " . That’s why it is no surprise that the mascot of the town – Attakasu-kun is a hawk.  For those planning to visit the town of Takasu to check what it has to offer, here are the 1 0 Things to Do in Takasu : Takasu manhole cover 1. Take a picture of the  manhole cover of Takasu . So far, I have seen 1 unique manhole cover. It is commonly seen around town. Takasu Hachiman Shrine 2. Visit the  Takasu Hachiman Shrine  ( 鷹栖八幡神社 ). You can pay your respects and offer prayers here any time of the day. However, don’t confuse this with

Takasu Hachiman Shrine - Hokkaido

Takasu Hachiman Shrine ( 鷹栖八幡神社 ) is the main shrine of the town of Takasu. It is located at 3 Chome-4-3 Minami 1 Jo, in the town of Takasu in Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan . Takasu Hachiman Shrine Takasu Hachiman Shrine details It’s easy to mistake the  Takasu Hachiman Shrine for the larger and older Takasu Shrine in Asahikawa City. Regardless, the Takasu Hachiman Shrine is the only shrine in the town. Built within the beautiful Ryokuchi Park / Green Park ( 緑地公園 ), this small yet magnificent shrine stands out with its striking red color against the lush green surroundings. It’s a perfect place to visit if you're looking for a serene and historical place to visit in Takasu. Takasu Hachiman Shrine - Takasu town, Hokkaido Prefecture One of the great things about visiting the Takasu Hachiman Shrine is the convenience factor. The park has its parking lot, so reaching the shrine is a breeze, especially if you're traveling by car. And once you step inside, the peace and tranquili

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