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The JRA Hidaka Horse Ranch Observatory (JRA日高育成牧場展望台)

4.5

Observatory / Outlook

This observatory is atop a hill overlooking the JRA Hidaka Horse Ranch where race horses are born, raised, trained, nurtured and studied. From the observatory one can see the whole expansive grasslands covering the 1,500 hectare grounds, including the grass riding area, the sloped riding area, and other training facilities as well as the Hidaka mountain range in the distance. Inside the observatory is displayed, behind glass, information on the facility and grounds.

place

Hokkaido Urakawagunurakawachou Nishicha 535-13 (Hidaka / ErimoArea)

phone 0146281211
place

8:00-16:00

Review of JRA Hidaka Ikusei Ranch

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2017/08/24 Just Beautiful
I worked in Japan in 1999, and I fell in love with the people and culture. The people are so accommodating, friendly and helpful. Its unlike any country Ive been to. I could have left my keys in my...
Reviewed:2016/09/04 Home of Japanese Horse Racing Tour
90 mins bus tour of the vast valley complex where Japans race horses are bred, trained and perfected. The (Aug. 2017) Japanese-speaking, bus tour leaves at 8 am from the AERU hotel (free for guests...
Reviewed:2019/08/16 浦河優駿ビレッジAERU宿泊のオプションで行くのがおすすめです
浦河優駿ビレッジAERU宿泊のオプションツアーで行きました。
個人だと許可されない場所にも入ることが出来る上に、運転手さんが親切に解説して下さるので、とても良かったです。
運良く晴天に恵まれましたが、雨天だと今いちかもしれません。

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Details

Address
Hokkaido Urakawagunurakawachou Nishicha 535-13 [map]
Area
Hidaka / ErimoArea
Phone
0146281211
Hours
8:00-16:00
Closed
[Closed Period] 11/1-3/31
Fees
Free
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Hokkaido Areas

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          Not just a prefecture but an island of its own, Hokkaido is the most northerly prefecture and island of the Japanese archipelago. Arriving in Hokkaido, which is rural and bursting with breathtaking nature, means entering a world where vast national parks, towering mountains, and natural hot springs can be found at every turn. Come December, these natural splendors freeze over and morph into a winter wonderland.