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Hokkaido Region

Hokkaido

Tokachi Plain

Tokachi Plain

Surrounded by mountain ranges with much snow, the Tokachi River runs in the center of the Tokachi plain, which occupies around 10 percent of all Hokkaido.

Obihiro-city is the center of the area.The Tokachi-onsen Hot Spring is an ideal place for you to relax. It is famous for its high quality spring water - very smooth to the skin, which bubbles out of the center of Tokachi Plain. It is a very popular spa resort that links the scenic Taisetsu and Akan areas.

Farming of soybeans, sugar beets, and potatoes and dairy farming in large scale is main industry.

Taste suki-yaki, Japanese dish of thinly sliced Tokachi-beef in hotpot.