Biei is a city in Hokkaido that is famous for its landscape. It has small hills and flower beds. The city is worth visiting as you will feel very relaxed while walking in the area. You can obtain all the necessary travel information from the shop “Four Seasons” next to the railway station and it is a good starting point for exploring the city.

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In addition, the Biei Senka is a must visit place for the tourists. The shop is built inside an avant guard duplex structure. There are various facilities inside the shop, which are known as “Fruit Market”, “Fruit Factory”, “Wheat Factory” and the star-rated restaurant “Asperges”.

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You can find the fruits and vegetables in season, dairy products as well other food products at the shop. You can even try the samples out. You can find lots of pastries, drinks and light snacks at the “Fruit Factory” such as fresh strawberry juice as well as vegetable tempura. In the “Wheat Factory” you will find all sorts of bread produced from the wheats of the area. It is a place that is suitable for breakfast.

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Of special note is the famous “Asperges” restaurant. It has one Michelin star and utilizes fresh ingredients to produce its dishes. The kitchen is enclosed by glass so you can watch how your food is prepared. Since there are not many seats in the restaurant it is recommended that you make reservations in advance.

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Biei Senka – Main Store
Address: 2 Chome OmachiBiei, Kamikawa District, Hokkaido 071-0204, Japan
Opening Hours: 9:30 – 17:00 (1 April – 30 June,  1 October – 31 March); 9:30 – 18:00 (1 July – 30 September)

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