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Japan is situated in northeastern Asia between the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan. The area of Japan is 377,873 square kilometers, nearly equivalent to Germany and Switzerland combined or slightly smaller than California. Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands.

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Use the "JNTO TRAVEL PLANNER" for train and map information helpful in traveling around Japan.

  • By simply entering the departing and arrival station, get an overview of train transfer method, fares, and travel time.
  • By simply selecting the arrival airport and major train stations around Japan, find routes to stations nearest your destination.
  • Display a map of the arrival train station and areas surrounding sightseeing spots.

Read the "Usage Guide" and use this service for a safe and enjoyable trip in Japan.

Usage Guide


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Art Museums


Hokkaidoritsu Asahikawa Bijutsukan (Art Museum)

Hokkaidoritsu Asahikawa Bijutsukan is located in Tokiwa Koen, a park in Asahikawa city in northern Hokkaido. A major feature of this museum is its extensive collection of artworks crafted from wood, reflecting its location in Asahikawa, a city whose encompassing forests have given rise to a flourishing woodworking industry based on furniture manufacturing. Many works by artists connected to this region are also housed in the museum. The permanent exhibitions are rotated four times a year, with special exhibitions of Japanese and foreign artworks eight times a year.

Tokiwa-koen-nai, Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido

Admission Fee
150 yen (permanent exhibition)

Mondays, New Years holidays, maintenance period'

JR Asahikawa Stn./Bus/4-min. ride/4-jo 4-chome Stop or 8-jo 1-chome Stop

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