First Time Tourists Guide in Obihiro

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Obihiro a city located on the Japanese island of Hokkaido, known as the host of Rally Japan World Rally Championship.

Obihiro has several popular tourist attractions which are very interesting and worth visiting. Such as Obihiro Zoo and Midorigaoka Park.

Make sure to stop by and try the authentic taste of the city's traditional cuisine is Kaisen-don.

If you are looking for some Obihiro themed souvenirs, you can visit Esta Obihiro.

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SIGHTSEEING

Start your trip by visiting one of the most visited places in the city named Manabe Garden. What a wonderful garden with a large collection of trees and other plants. Very natural and dedicated garden, every detail of the garden is maintained very well. There is also a nice little cafe to rest and enjoy a coffee.

Manabe Garden

Established attraction featuring 3 themed botanical gardens/arboretums with a cafe & nursery.

Address : Japan, 〒080-0832 Hokkaido, Obihiro, Inadacho, Higashi 2 Sen−6

DOWNTOWN

While the downtown area offers many things, Midorigaoka Park would be one of the best places for you to go to. It is a large and relaxing park. You can take a boat and meet a squirrel. This park located in the middle of this city. Thus, this park has easy access to visit here.

Midorigaoka Park

While the downtown area offers many things, Midorigaoka Park would be one of the best places for you to go to.

Address : Japan, 〒080-0846 Hokkaido, Obihiro, Midorigaoka, 2

SHOPPING

Esta Obihiro is a small tiny yet interesting place to visit. If you're looking for items to buy in Obihiro, this gift shop is a great choice to stop. You can get a variety of handicrafts and gifts to buy before leaving the city.

Esta Obihiro

Bustling metro-station complex offering an array of restaurants, gifts shops & specialty stores.

Address : 12 Chome Nishi 2 Jominami, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080-0012, Japan

FOOD & DRINK

We all know that kaisen don is a famous dish in Obihiro. There are several restaurants that offer various kinds of the seafood rice bowl. Kaisen don made from Sea bream, tuna, scallops, squid, salmon roe, and more.

CULTURE

Just like any other city in Japan, Obihiro is a small city in Hokkaido with Japanese is the language spoken. If you speak English, you can merely find people who can speak broken English.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best times to visit Obihiro for ideal weather are July, August, and September based on average temperature and humidity.

HOTEL

Tokachigawa Onsen Daiichi Hotel is a luxury stay that is located in a 9-minute walk from Okayama train station and Okayama City Museum. It gives you easy access to Okayama Castle and also offers a magnificent view of the Tokachi River. The hotel also provides free Wi-Fi, flat-screens, and tea and coffeemakers, as well as balconies; some have deep soaking tubs with geothermal water. Hotel Nikko Northland Obihiro is located in a strategic place. There are a restaurant and bar at the hotel. You can easily access other popular places near the hotel.

Tokachigawa Onsen Daiichi Hotel

Tokachigawa Onsen Daiichi Hotel is a luxury stay that is located in a 9-minute walk from Okayama train station and Okayama City Museum.

Address : 12 Chome Tokachigawaonsenminami, Otofuke, Kato District, Hokkaido 080-0263, Japan

Hotel Nikko Northland Obihiro

Hotel Nikko Northland Obihiro is located in a strategic place. There are a restaurant and bar at the hotel.

Address : 13 Chome Nishi 2 Jominami, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080-0012, Japan

RESTAURANT

Butadon No Tonta is a Syokudo and Teishoku restaurant in Obihiro with a variety of cuisines served. For English speakers, the menu is in Japanese so you need to either be able to read it or point at the picture you want to order. This is the most delicious pork belly bowl. You can also visit another restaurant Hageten one of my favorites in Obihiro. The Hageten, which is one of the most famous tempura restaurants in Hokkaido, has a long long history. A surprising place, the entrance looks extremely fancy but then it is pretty average looking indoor.

Butadon No Tonta

Butadon No Tonta is a Syokudo and Teishoku restaurant in Obihiro with a variety of cuisines served.

Address : 17 Chome Higashi 10 Jominami, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080-0806, Japan

Hageten

You can also visit another restaurant Hageten one of my favorites in Obihiro.

Address : 10 Chome Nishi 1 Jominami, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080-0011, Japan

CAFE

Your cafe life should start at Obihiro Romantei. Here, you can find many varieties of bakery and coffee. Then, it is famous because it is famous in Chocommon Blanc. We recommend you to visit Farm Designs Obihiro University, a great place to try the famous Cow Cheesecake. The shop is small, but the inside is full of deliciousness. You can enjoy the view from the large window and relax.

Obihiro Romantei

Your cafe life should start at Obihiro Romantei. Here, you can find many varieties of bakery and coffee.

Address : 5 Chome-5-5 Higashi 10 Jominami, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080-0810, Japan

Farm Designs Obihiro University

We recommend you to visit Farm Designs Obihiro University, a great place to try the famous Cow Cheesecake.

Address : Japan, 〒080-0835 Hokkaido, Obihiro, Inadacho, Nishi 2 Sen−11 内 Kashiwa Plaza (Student Lounge), 帯広畜産大学

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Enjoy your day/night with a wide selection of drinks at Club Elandor. This bar offers many imported beers and exciting dishes in a good setting space. The staff will welcome you with open arm and great hospitality. If you haven’t had enough, bar Katsuragi would be another good place to go to. Lots of Japanese whiskeys, sake, beer, syoucyu, plum wine, liquor, and lots of Japanese delicious items. You can enjoy the Japanese nightlife.

Club Elandor

Enjoy your day/night with a wide selection of drinks at Club Elandor.

Address : 10 Chome-1-1 Nishi 1 Jominami, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080-0011, Japan

bar Katsuragi

If you haven’t had enough, bar Katsuragi would be another good place to go to.

Address : 10 Chome-2 Nishi 2 Jominami, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080-0012, Japan

INTERESTING PLACE

Obihiro Zoo is a traditional zoo, with no exhibits that are easy to read or dynamic. That is why animals can be seen as well. Nice place to bring the kids. You can have a nice walk/ picnic in the park nearby after the zoo trip. Mount Tokachiporoshiri is a Mountain peak in Obihiro. Then, you can enjoy the wonderful mountains. You can enjoy the wonderful mountains.

Obihiro Zoo

Obihiro Zoo is a traditional zoo, with no exhibits that are easy to read or dynamic.

Address : 2 Midorigaoka, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080-0846, Japan

Mount Tokachiporoshiri

Mount Tokachiporoshiri is a Mountain peak in Obihiro. Then, you can enjoy the wonderful mountains. You can enjoy the wonderful mountains.

Address : Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

If you are looking for spots for photographs, you can visit this garden. Shichiku Garden is a nice and beautiful garden to visit a Good meal at the restaurant inside the garden. Enjoy any types of flowers and enjoy herbs tea with a scone for evening tea. Tokachigaoka Park is a famous park located in Otofuke near Obihiro city. It's a great place with children and there are some facilities to play in. Here, you can see beautiful scenery, a wide-open field, a nice water fountain, a fun, and a creative playground.

Shichiku Garden

Shichiku Garden is a nice and beautiful garden to visit a Good meal at the restaurant inside the garden.

Address : Nishi 4 Sen-107 Bieicho, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080-2106, Japan

Tokachigaoka Park

A large garden clock greets visitors to this tranquil park with a playground & hot-spring footbath.

Address : 14 Chome-1 Tokachigawaonsenkita, Otofuke, Kato District, Hokkaido 080-0262, Japan