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About Biei Blue – Biei Blue Pond and Shirahige Falls

A Whimsical Shade of Cobalt Blue. This mythical shade of blue is referred to by its popular nickname, “Biei Blue”. Let us introduce you to this scenery that you will only find here, in Biei, while we follow the source of this myst...

Biei's Photogenic Panoramas

Rolling hills... Vast mountains... I want to take such a photo! But where?! Have no fear! Be my BIEI is here! A picture tells a thousand words, and nowhere is this more true than Biei. We are sure that when you visit Biei, you wil...

Biei Station Handy Lunch Guide

Where should we go for lunch, today? Take a break from sightseeing, and enjoy lunch around JR Biei Station! Even if you're not using a rental car, you don't need to worry. There are plenty of delicious restaurants within walking d...

Bring Home Biei - Top Souvenir Picks!

If only I could fit this scenery in my suitcase...! Biei town is beautiful-- it's only natural that you might want to take away something to remember it by! Unfortunately, airline restrictions being what they are often means that...

The Colour of Snow

What colour is the snow? Did you guess white? Well, you wouldn't be mistaken in thinking so. Most people would say the same! But in fact, here in Biei, the snow is far more than just plain white. Come with us on a winter journey t...

Twinkling Lights Above and Around

Biei's winter nights often see temperatures dropping well below -10oC and sometimes even as low as -20oC. You might be thinking that in temperatures that low, the best thing to do is to stay indoors where it's warm, letting the ni...

Biei's Winter Activities

So you want to have some fun, even though the temperature is –20oC? Biei's got you covered! The average temperature during winter in Biei stays at around –14oC. Heavy snow covers the hills with white blankets. Here we would like t...

[Experience Report] Snowshoeing on a Biei Hill

A world of purest white... Winter in Biei really is beautiful. When we talk of Biei, patchwork hills come to mind. Most of you probably imagine the hills as a summer attraction, yes? In fact, Biei is beautiful even in midwinter! T...

[Experience Report] Snowshoeing in a Shirogane Forest (White Birch & Blue River Course)

Have your fill of the winter forest... Let's stroll through a natural "Christmas Tree" forest! A Biei forest, covered in white snow... Usually, forests are overgrown with bamboo grass so you cannot easily walk through them. But in...

A Town Shared With Wildlife

Bright-Eyed and Bushy-Tailed Biei town is actually spread over an area of around 6772km and has a population of around 10,000 people, giving it a population density of around fifteen people per square kilometre. To put that into p...