Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track, Obihiro

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Catch a race at Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track, a popular local sports track. Watch "banei" horse racing, where the horses pull their jockeys along on little carts, a sport that has its roots in the Edo period and represents an important part of the local heritage. Head to the onsite petting zoo to meet some of the horses--twice as heavy as thoroughbreds used in ordinary horse racing--and join in during feeding time. Head to the onsite horse museum to learn about the history of horses in the area and their role in agriculture past and present, as well as seeing a range of antique agricultural tools. Arrange your visit to Banei Tokachi Obihiro Horse Race Track and discover more family-friendly attractions in Obihiro using our Obihiro travel planner .
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  • Along the streets of the city. There were a lot of tourists like family and I, unlike so-called Racecourse who. So carefully teach you how to buy a ticket for the first time in peace. Personell souvenir shop.
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  • This is a tourist attraction with many small but cosy restaurants. The races itself were funny but uninspiring. The gambling facilities were old such as the people gambling :) Another downside is the ...  more »
  • Don't know how to buy a ticket to what race I visited, but it was fun. Booth tells us how to buy a ticket for the beginner. Real race was completely different and I had the power. Lol been stunning, but was hoping for a beginner's rack
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Look close to the main train station for the primary places to stay in Obihiro. In this conveniently located central district, with the best connections for regional exploration in town, you'll find some plain high-rise hotels, a number of luxurious options, and budget-friendly guesthouses. Some visitors prefer to pick accommodations in one of the nearby hot spring resort towns, such as Tokachigawa to the east, where choices include traditional ryokans, along with a couple of campgrounds.
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