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Toma-chō, Hokkaido is a town with a population of about 6,500 located in Kamikawa District (Ishikari Province) in central Hokkaido.
It is 30 minutes by car from Asahikawa Airport, and 30 minutes by train from JR Asahikawa Station to Toma Station, making it easy to access!
It is a town where agriculture and forestry are thriving, and agriculture is an excellent rice production area that represents Hokkaido, and it has won first place in Hokkaido's rice ranking for 12 consecutive years.
The annual climate and weather of Toma Town is characterized by a large difference in temperature between winter and summer, so you can enjoy the atmosphere of the four seasons.
This is my first post to COOL JAPAN VIDEOS, so I will introduce some of the main sightseeing spots in Toma Town.
"Roadside Station Touma" is a popular spot that handles fresh local ingredients and specialties and is appreciated not only by locals but also by tourists visiting Tomamachi.
At "Kuruminano no Kiyukan", you can feel close to wood produced in Tomamachi by experiencing lumber, making wood, and exhibiting and selling wood products.
Please experience the "tree culture" of Toma Town with your children.
Next, I would like to introduce the Toma Bell Cave.
Toma Bell Cave is a 132-meter-long limestone cave that was built 150,000 years ago and was discovered in 1957 (1957 (Showa 32)).
It was designated as a Hokkaido Natural Monument in the 1961 (Showa 36).
The mysterious limestone cave will tickle your sense of adventure, and you will be impressed by the magnificent natural beauty that stretches deep underground.
"Toma Dam" overwhelms people with its magnificent appearance. In harmony with nature, the area around the dam has a beautiful landscape and is loved by visitors as a great place for walks and picnics.
"Toumayama Park Golf Course" is a golf course that can be enjoyed by everyone from beginners to advanced players, and you can spend a luxurious time enjoying sports in the magnificent scenery of Hokkaido's beautiful nature.
If you want to feel the nature of Toma Town with your children, friends, and family, we recommend field athletics and campsites!
You can spend time away from the hustle and bustle of the city and become one with nature.
We will also introduce the specialties of Toma Town!
Speaking of special products of Toma Town, "Densuke Suika" is famous.
The watermelon is pitch black and has a powerful appearance, but the flesh is bright red and has a sweet and juicy taste.
It is a brand watermelon from Tomamachi that is full of sweetness, and in the first shipment, the maximum celebratory price was 750,000 yen per ball.
"Densukesuika" has many fans nationwide and is very popular as a gift in return for hometown tax payment.
In addition, the "roses" of Toma Town are also known as a special product, and have won numerous awards at rose competitions in Japan and overseas.
Various events and festival are held in Toma Town throughout the year, but you can't miss the "Banryu Festival" held on the first Sunday of August every year.
Various programs such as the local performing arts "Ryu Taiko" and the powerful "Ryu Odori" are prepared, and the fireworks festival that decorates the finale of the festival brightly colors the night sky of Toma Town.
A town in harmony with nature, Toma Town in Hokkaido.
It is full of attractions from sightseeing spots to local specialties and events.
While feeling the atmosphere of the four seasons, please enjoy an experience that can only be experienced in Tomamachi.
We will continue to send out more charms and the latest information of Toma Town, so please look forward to it!