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Blue pond

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Address: Shirogane, Kamikawa-gun, Biei-cho 071-0235, Hokkaido
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Unusual color

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 June 2015
Marcia B
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Kailua, Hawaii
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Hong Kong
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 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.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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2 Thank Marcia B
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 Thank ItaA29
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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San Francisco,CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful pond and easy to get to by a car. Not far from the parking lot. Well maintained walking path. The pond looks more blue when the weather is better. Be sure to walk toward the end to see the blue river. No facilities on site.

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1 Thank BrownMatisse
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

Blue Pond is not easily accessible, so driving is a must. It took about 40min from my stay near Farm Tomita (which itself is a 15min drive from Furano city centre). The place is as beautiful as they said. The track beside the pond is narrow for the crowd; a good pair of sneakers is recommended for the uneven grounds.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

beautiful and unforgettable place!!!!!!!!!, there are cold, wear more cloth will be better......................

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