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Daio Wasabi Farm, Azumino

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Farm Tourist Spot
Discover world of Japanese condiments at Daio Wasabi Farm, Japan's largest such farm with a picturesque network of streams, watermills, and walking trails. Extending over 15 hectares (37 acres), the lush landscape offers not only the perfect conditions for wasabi production, but also a scenic wetland to explore. Follow the streams fed by the Northern Alps to see neat lines of crop and old-fashioned watermills installed for the 1989 Kurosawa Akira film "Dreams." Be sure to stop at the vendors and restaurants, selling wasabi-flavored ice cream, croquettes, beer, and sausages. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Daio Wasabi Farm and many more Azumino attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Azumino vacation planner.
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 clea...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • Beautiful wasabi farm, nice to walk around and they have great food in the restaurant.
  • Nice place, but there's not too much to see or do.
  • Wasabi plants require clear running water to grow so this farm is a bit different to the usual one you visit. Whilst there isn't much in the way of educational material for English speakers, the Daio Wasabi Farm is simply a beautiful place to wander around. Do seek out the waterwheels by a stream which is postcard perfect, long water weeds waving in the crystal clear water. There are also some interesting wasabi based food options and snacks to buy. It wasn't what we were expecting, but well worth the visit.
  • All you want to know, see, eat, drink, feel wasabi
  • Its really intresting to see how wasabi is growing. Lots of wasabi foods available too.