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Daio Wasabi Farm

#1 of 42 things to do in Azumino Features Animals
1692 Hodaka,, Azumino 399-8303, Nagano Prefecture
+81 263-82-2118
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much better than you can imagine

So, I am a Kurosawa fan and could not pass up an opportunity to see a location he used in his movie... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Angewaa
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San Rafael, California
One of the must-see places in Azumino

Wasabi (Japanese horseradish) can be grown in a very limited condition (climate, very very clean... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hiroki Y
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1692 Hodaka,, Azumino 399-8303, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 263-82-2118
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Reviewed 6 days ago

So, I am a Kurosawa fan and could not pass up an opportunity to see a location he used in his movie Dreams. However, I was pleasantly surprised by all this place had to offer. There were nice walking trails throughout the property which allowed...More

Thank Angewaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wasabi (Japanese horseradish) can be grown in a very limited condition (climate, very very clean water, good drainage and etc...) and even Japanese rarely see how it is grown in the farm. This is why I recommend you to stop by Azumino and have a...More

1  Thank Hiroki Y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit here. The train journey out of Matsumoto in the morning past the snow-clad hills was a treat in itself. It was very interesting to see the plants at different stages of development in the cold streams, in which we also...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Wasabi ice cream is the iconic. I got 60 yen discount voucher from the bike rental shop. I rent a normal bike which cost 200 yen/ hour. I spent 2 hours. Back to the farm, it is very breathtaking experience. On my way back, I...More

2  Thank Kirana B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Just 30 minutes from Matsumoto, on a wonderful slow train right out of "Spirited Away". Rent a bike (with battery) - they give you a map with best route- and rain poncho!- and you make your way past beautiful peonies and irises, shrines and rice...More

Thank Janis857
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is an authentic attraction for Japanese and foreign tourist. But it is not a Disney or fake production. It took 30 years to get this farm going and it is more than a hundred years old. Wasabi is fino qui. Not the easiest to...More

Thank Horacio C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We recently passby Daio Wasabi Farm when we had our trip in Nagano Prefecture in Japan. Amazingly, I have tasted Soba in the Wasabi restaurant and followed up by Wasabi Ice cream nearby. The very clean river in the farm was really refreshing. We took...More

Thank mjoval
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Took the train from Matsumoto station (Track 6) to Hotaka, approx 25-30 minute journey. From there, there's a bicycle shop renting bikes for 200Y/hour. I don't usually cycle but am ok on the bike and thought it would be fun to cycle to the farm...More

2  Thank Trish1244
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Daio Wasabi Farm is a great attraction while staying in Matsumoto. The town, Azumino, is very quiet and quaint. There are no buses to the farm, you can either walk or bike (highly recommend) or take a taxi. The walk there is an experience in...More

Thank Jareena S
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The walk around the farm is truly amazing. Water running through is really refreshing... we tasted it at one little corner which was allowed for sampling.

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Pat D
8 September 2016|
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Response from andreaat62 | Reviewed this property |
They did not fully answer this question in detail during the tour....they are quite secretive about their methods. However they did mention that they cover the plants with nets in the winter and when we were there in the... More
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enigami
19 September 2015|
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Response from Xena Y |
This is probably really late, but it's really not possible solely on public transportation. I did try to make it to both in one day, but by the time I managed to reach matsumoto castle they were closed already, we left early... More
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enigami
19 September 2015|
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Response from indiekaka | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry that I can not help. I myself can not ride a bicycle so I have never thought of cycling. I visited Daio by car. Please be advised to rent a car at the nearby car rental office. Your just input the telephone... More
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