Asahikawa

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Stroll by the riverside in this city, known for its popular zoo and Ramen noodles.

Asahikawa is a city in Kamikawa Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. The city is currently well known for the Asahiyama Zoo and Asahikawa ramen. As the central city in northern Hokkaido, Asahikawa has been influential in industry and commerce. There are about 130 rivers and streams including the Ishikari River and Chubetsu River, and over 740 bridges in the city. Asahibashi, a bridge over Ishikari River, has been one of the symbols of Asahikawa since its completion. Every winter, the Asahikawa Winter Festival is held on the bank of the Ishikari River. Due to its climate and location surrounded by mountains, there are some ski resorts in the outskirts of the city.
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  • Asahiyama Memorial Park.
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