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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...

Flower Wonderland Biei

A meadow of flowers unfolds before you, the Tokachidake mountain range in the background. What a breathtaking sight! Biei's flower fields are some of the town's most popular attractions. However, did you know that each meadow has...

Adventures on Two Wheels - A Guide to Cycling in Biei

The wind in your hair and the scenery sloping away before you... there is nothing quite like cycling in Biei. While you can definitely go much further and faster when using a car in Biei, you may well miss the beauty around you if...

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...

Hills Painted by Autumn Colours

Creative colours woven by Mother Nature 1Three seasons in one?! Biei's Autumn Foliage When you think of scenery that exemplifies autumn in Japan, you may think of autumn leaves. However, Biei's autumn foliage is distinctively diff...

Daisetsuzan National Park - Playground of the Gods

Just a short drive from Biei lies Hokkaido's largest national park. The Daisetsuzan area in central Hokkaido was declared a national park in 1934. Under the protection of the Japanese government, nature has thrived here for many y...

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...

Mustard Green Meadows

During Biei's autumn, yellow fields are dotted about everywhere. In this photo, we can see mustard green flowers. They resemble rapeseed blossoms and have a pale yellow colour with a slight green tinge. That well-known flower, the...

Biei's Bountiful Beans

Beans-- one of the staples of a Japanese diet, and an important crop for our patchwork hills. How many types of bean can you list? There's green beans, soybeans, azuki beans, kidney beans, jelly beans... (Okay, that last one doesn...

Fruits of the Earth

When you say "Biei", we say "potatoes"! Hokkaido is by far the number one producer of Japan's potatoes. Biei contributes its fair share, and has grown potatoes for almost as long as the town has existed. If you were to ask a Biei...