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Obihiro is the center of the Tokachi Area in Hokkaido and is well known for agricultural products and the annual balloon festival.


Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art

This museum is located in the large Midorigaoka Park. The permanent exhibition centers on works produced by artists who have been associated with the Eastern Hokkaido area. The museum also houses a collection of modern and contemporary block prints. The museum holds special exhibitions at irregular intervals throughout the year. Top
Admission(Permanent Exhibition)
Adults ¥100
University Students ¥60
Over 65 & Under 18 Free of charge
Opening Hours10 am to 5 pm Tuesday to Sunday
ClosedMondays and Public Holidays
+81 155-22-6963
Getting ThereJapan, 〒080-0846 北海道帯広市緑ケ丘2

Obihiro Centennial Memorial Hall

This museum has a permanent exhibition which centers around artifacts from the prehistoric era to the present day of the Tokachi region. It also houses interesting artifacts related to the Tokachi areas agricultural and natural history. Top

AdmissionAdults ¥350
High School Students ¥250
Junior High School ¥150
Opening Hours9:30 am to 4:30 pm Tuesday to Sunday
ClosedMondays & Public Holidays
+81 155-24-5352
Getting There2 Midorigaoka, Obihiro-shi, Hokkaidō 080-0846, Japan

Manabe Garden

This huge, exquisitely presented garden makes a wonderful place to rest and relax during the warm summer months. The garden houses both a European and Japanese style garden with various lengths of walking paths through it. There are plenty of benches on which to sit and rest along the course of the paths. Contained in the garden area are several ponds with carp and other fish, a lovely coffee shop, Japanese tea house and an eight (8) meter waterfall. Top

AdmissionAdults ¥500
Junior High School & Under ¥200
Opening Hours8 am to 5 pm April to December
ClosedEarly December to Mid April
+81 155-48-2120
Getting ThereJapan, 〒080-0832 Hokkaido Prefecture, Obihiro, 稲田町 東2線6番地