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Introducing Iwamizawa, Hokkaido!

This video, titled "PR Movie of Iwamizawa / IWAMIZAWA TRIP ~digest~" (岩見沢観光PRムービー / IWAMIZAWA TRIP ~digest~), was uploaded by "Iwamizawa Tourism Association Official Channel" (岩見沢市観光協会 公式チャンネル).
It introduces Iwamizawa in Hokkaido.

Iwamizawa is located in central Hokkaido and it was once one of the 12 railroad towns in Japan which were officially designated as such by the former Japanese National Railway.
There are tourist spots where you can enjoy an extraordinary atmosphere, including wineries and log cottages.
Enjoy the attractions of Iwamizawa, Hokkaido in this video.

Iwamizawa Is Brimming With Natural Scenery

Hokkaido is often visited by people seeking natural landscapes.
One view we recommend seeing while in Iwamizawa is Hokkaido Greenland.
Here, you'll find a popular garden with 8,800 roses of around 630 varieties.
They can be enjoyed from late June to mid-October.

You should stop by the rose garden, observatory and the hill of beach roses in Iwamizawa Park, which can be seen at 2:40 in the video, and Iwamizawa Shrine which is shown from 1:57.

Places to Grab a Bite to Eat Around Iwamizawa, Hokkaido

We recommend trying the famous Tengu Manju and soft serve ice cream.
Of course, ramen from Hokkaido is some of the best you'll find in Japan.
At Hosui Winery, wine is made from grapes grown in a rich natural environment which can be seen from 0:16 in the video.

Recommended Hotels in Iwamizawa, Hokkaido

"LOGHOTEL THE MAPLELODGE," "Little Rock Hills," and "Silver Pine" are all places we highly recommend.
These can be seen from 0:54 in the video.

What better way to relax than creating lifelong memories next to a fireplace in a special cottage.
There are also camp sites and Japanese inns with natural outdoor hot springs and spas in Iwamizawa, Hokkaido.

Enjoy Events in Iwamizawa, Hokkaido!

We recommend throwing on a yukata and heading out to the annual Furusato Hyappei Festival (ふるさと百餅祭り) held in Iwamizawa, Hokkaido, as shown at 3:01 in the video.
During the festival, mochi pounding is done with a massive mortar and mallet, using rice from Iwamizawa.
At the end of the festival, mochi is thrown to commemorate the longevity of the people.

Summary of Iwamizawa, Hokkaido

There are a lot of photogenic places with natural scenery in Iwamizawa, Hokkaido.

Consider booking a comfortable cottage like the one in the video and enjoying a relaxing tour of the popular Iwamizawa.

【Official Website】Iwamizawa City, Hokkaido City Hall Website

【Tripadvisor】Iwamizawa City

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Last Updated : Jul. 30, 2022
坂崎 なお(Nao Sakazaki)
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Discover the Rich Nature, Cuisine, and Culture of Iwamizawa, Hokkaido, a Place Brimming With Spectacular Views! Enjoy Wineries, Rose Gardens, and More to Your Heart's Content!
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