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Blue pond

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Address: Shirogane, Kamikawa-gun, Biei-cho 071-0235, Hokkaido
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+81 90-5221-1908

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Worth a visit, but quite expensive by public transport!

This place looks stunning, but its quite expensive to visit by bus from Biei (540 yen one way). If you have a car, definitely worth seeing. If not, its not worth the long and... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2015
Sachin A
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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78 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This place looks stunning, but its quite expensive to visit by bus from Biei (540 yen one way). If you have a car, definitely worth seeing. If not, its not worth the long and expensive bus ride. Depends on your budget though!

1 Thank Sachin A
Manila, Manila, Philippines
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

This place is simply beautiful. No words or pictures can ever perfectly describe how pretty this place is.

2 Thank Pam_Mancio
Hong Kong, China
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84 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

The spot is beautiful. The water is indeed blue. A kind of copper sulphate blue. The bleached trees add to the drama. Quick ride to the place as its quite easy with the mapcode. Easy to find with clear signs. (Japan, ofcourse!!) I strongly recommend this place because it adds to some different experience for people fatigued by lavender and... More 

2 Thank OhOhSe7en
Hong Kong
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Blue Pond is on the way to Tokachidake Onsen. Easy to drive and there are signs to show the way. A beautiful and quiet place. The water of pond is really clear and blue. We even saw deers on our way to there. Really worth to travel.

1 Thank SandiaBenny
Kailua, Hawaii
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58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Worth stopping if you have a car, but the bus service is not convenient. The color was even apparent on a cloudy day, which surprised me. Lots of tour busses.

2 Thank Marcia B
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Beautiful view. Blue Colour of pond. The place very quiet and cold. Easy to go by car. a dreamy spot for photografers.

1 Thank ItaA29
Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015

The pond is really blue. We took a cool morning walk around. Get there early to avoid too many people. The place is quiet, tranquil and refreshing. Nature is the best playground and the blue pond at Biei is one of them. If you read japan-guide.com, it says "...the pond is part of an erosion control system that was built... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

about 6.00 am take a local bus from nearby biei station to blue pond entrace. Take a speed walk about 5-10 minutes to the deepest point inside. So sad that I'd only few minutes then must running to the same entrace way. For catching the same bus back to biei-eki mae. And have breakfast at the hotel.

Thank Pa S
Geneva, Switzerland
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

We visited Biei in two days, both time taking the JR super kamui from Sapporo to Asahikawa where you take the JR Furano line to Biei, about a 2 hours journey (5500¥ one way if you don't have a rail pass). When you arrive in Biei go rent an electric bicycle ( 1 hour/600¥) in the shop across the station's... More 

3 Thank Totorette79
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Getting to the Blue Pond was a little difficult as there were various addresses provided by websites online. However, once we arrived at the Blue Pond, we were overwhelmed by the beauty of this natural wonder. The natural color of the pond and its clarity makes it so beautiful. Walk in a little further and you will see a mini... More 

1 Thank June L

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