ASAHIKAWA

ASAHIKAWA

WHY ASAHIKAWA

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A major city in northern Hokkaido

The city's international airport, Asahikawa Airport, has an in-service rate of over 99% and features a compact area that is well-equipped with convention facilities and accommodation.

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A city of furniture and design

Asahikawa is well known as a major site of furniture production. It hosts the International Furniture Design Fair Asahikawa (IFDA) which brings together the top furniture craftsmen from around the world.

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A rich treasure trove of "food"

As one of the leading rice-growing regions in Japan, Asahikawa has a stellar reputation for sake throughout Japan. Also, more than 150 restaurants selling the famous Asahikawa ramen can be found in the city trying to set themselves apart from the rest.

PICK UP FACILITIES

Capacity 2985

Dohoku Arcs Taisetsu Arena

Meeting rooms
10
Capacity 1200

Hoshino Resorts OMO7 Asahikawa

Meeting rooms
18
Capacity
[Theater]
1200 people
[School]
800 people
[Buffet]
1000 people
[Seated]
800 people
Capacity -

Asahikawa Furniture & Craft Shop Asahikawa Design Center

Meeting rooms
6
Capacity 150

Snow Crystal Museum

Capacity 200

Taisetsu Ji-Beer

PICK UP ACTIVITIES

Capacity -

Asahikawa Furniture Tour *Visiting permanent booths of about 30 companies, visiting workshops, etc.

Contact Asahikawa Furniture & Craft Shop Asahikawa Design Center

You can see the products of various companies with various design and you can also learn how to make them.

Time required
please inquire about the detail.
Approx. Fee
please inquire about the detail.
Capacity -

Japanese Sake Brewery Tour / Otokoyama Sake Brewery Museum

Contact Otokoyama Sake Brewery Museum

Along with the 350-year history of the sake “Otokoyama”, this museum conveys sake brewing culture, one of the traditional Japanese industries. This museum exhibits precious materials, literature, and liquor from the Edo period, and a large number of products limited to breweries are available at the tasting / shop corner.

Time required
30-40minutes
Approx. Fee
free of charge
Capacity -

Japanese Sake Brewery Tour / Takasago Meiji Sake Brewery

Contact Takasago Meiji Sake Brewery

Takasago Sake Brewery has been brewing local sake in Asahikawa for over a century since its predecessor, the Ogurayama Sake Brewery. The dry spicy sake “Kokushi Musou” was born in 1975, and its name spread throughout the country.

Time required
1 hour *sake tasting included
Approx. Fee
free of charge
Capacity -

Glass Craft Experience

Contact The glass studio “JUNCOBO”

Select either "Glass picture" or "Accessory" * Since it takes days to bake, you cannot take it home on that day.

Time required
2 hours
Approx. Fee
¥2,160 *shipping fee not included
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Overview of the City

Surrounded by the majestic Daisetsuzan mountain range, Asahikawa's modern foundations were laid through the hard work and development of the Ainu people in the past. With the opening of a new international terminal in 2018, Asahikawa Aiport can now handle 500,000 passengers annually.

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Area

747.66K㎡

Location

The largest city in northern Hokkaido Altitude of around 112.1 meters.

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Population

339,605

* according to national census conducted in 2015

The 2nd largest city of Hokkaido by population

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Food

Asahikawa is one of the leading rice-growing regions in Japan.
More than 150 Asahikawa ramen restaurants can be found in the city trying to set themselves apart from the rest.
Visitors can hold parties at Taisetsu Beer House or participate in Asahikawa ramen demonstrations at hotels, etc.

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Asahikawa Medical University

The university is highly known for its advanced telemedicine. Professors in Asahikawa Medical University host a number of international and national conferences.

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Hotel

Total number of guest rooms: approx. 3,800 rooms
Capacity: approx. 6,300 pax
* as of 31st of March , 2019

Ryokan (Japanese style inn)

Total number of guest rooms: about 180 rooms
Capacity: 650 pax
* as of 31st of March , 2019

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Dohoku Arcs Taisetsu Arena

Area of arena: 3,024 ㎡
Maximum capacity: Approx. 9,000 pax
*including stand seats, arena seats.

WIDE AREA OF ASAHIKAWA

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    Biei

    "Shirogane Blue Pond" features an intriguing landscape that has even been selected as an Apple OS wallpaper.

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    Furano

    Furano, which is also known for its Furano wine, is a popular destination with its lavender fields and stunning starry night skies.

UNIQUE POINT OF ASAHIKAWA

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"Asahikawa Airport" boasts an in-service rate of over 99%

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"Asahiyama Zoo" hosted the first behavior exhibition for animals

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"Furniture and Design Town" Asahikawa is one of the five largest producers of Japanese furniture. In recent years, it has grown to become a world-renowned brand.

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As one of the leading rice-growing regions in Japan, Asahikawa is famous nationwide for high-quality sake such as "Otokoyama" 

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Asahikawa is the start point of the 250 km long "Hokkaido Garden Path". Hokkaido’s representative 8 gardens are located on the garden path.

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A "healthcare hub" that draws on the strengths of Asahikawa Medical University to host many medical conferences

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"Kamui Kotan" is a scenic spot that is central to the cultural heritage of Japan 

ASAHIKAWA Creation from landscape

How to get to Asahikawa city from Asahikawa Airport
By Airport Shuttle Bus
Time required: approx. 30 - 40 minutes
How to get to Asahikawa city from Asahikawa Airport
By Cars
Time required: approx. 30 minutes 
City Transportaion  
By Bus / By Taxi
City Transportaion  
Many major meeting facilities are located in the city center. Depending on the facility, it is possible to access on foot from the hotel.