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Daio Wasabi Farm

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1692 Hodaka,, Azumino 399-8303, Nagano Prefecture
+81 263-82-2118
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Worth stopping off at

We were passing by returning to Matsumoto from the Alpine way so stopped off to see wasabi growing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Really interesting

Just next to the road with a big parking lot it was a perfect stop before we arrived in Matsumoto... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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1692 Hodaka,, Azumino 399-8303, Nagano Prefecture
+81 263-82-2118
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were passing by returning to Matsumoto from the Alpine way so stopped off to see wasabi growing. They were closing down but we nipped around quickly. The visitors shop is interesting you can blow you mouth off with free samples. I regret not buying...More

Thank LondonTell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just next to the road with a big parking lot it was a perfect stop before we arrived in Matsumoto. it was much bigger than what I expected. YOu can walk around and see how the wasabi is grown, also you can taste some product...More

Thank Pepusina
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Did the trip from Matsumoto. At the train station, can rent bikes to get to the farm.Beautiful little town, and wasabi farm is worth the trip. Lots of wasabi products for sale, and also can have lunch at the various restaurants. Seeing the wasabi growing...More

Thank Edith Y
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

On a whim we decided to visit Daio. We picked up some rental bikes from the station and cycled the 15 minutes or so through beautiful countryside. The farm itself is large, has a variety of places to buy wasabi-related products, as well as a...More

Thank Nickin82
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The Daio Wasabi Farm is not like any other farm I have seen. With the whole farm covered in very organized sections and with unique water ways, it is by far one of the best looking farms to visit. The Location is very good. 10...More

Thank victorcyho
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This venue caters well for visitors. There are gift shops and places of interest on this expansive property. Fields of wasabi are carefully cultivated, with streams of water running between the beds of plants. Walking paths with little bridges and shrines make it appealing, not...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We stayed a night at Matsumoto ( a very lovely town with lots of street flowers in June). We visited this farm at Hokata which is half an hour away by train from Matsumoto. We took the 15.08 train (track 6), and arrived at 15.40...More

Thank Kim025Singapore
Reviewed 12 August 2017

So, I am a Kurosawa fan and could not pass up an opportunity to see a location he used in his movie Dreams. However, I was pleasantly surprised by all this place had to offer. There were nice walking trails throughout the property which allowed...More

2  Thank Angewaa
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Wasabi (Japanese horseradish) can be grown in a very limited condition (climate, very very clean water, good drainage and etc...) and even Japanese rarely see how it is grown in the farm. This is why I recommend you to stop by Azumino and have a...More

1  Thank Hiroki Y
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We really enjoyed our visit here. The train journey out of Matsumoto in the morning past the snow-clad hills was a treat in itself. It was very interesting to see the plants at different stages of development in the cold streams, in which we also...More

Thank Phil M
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Cik Nadiah R
4 November 2017|
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Response from Angewaa | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I Meant non electric bikes are about ten US dollars.
27 September 2017|
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Response from Phil M | Reviewed this property |
Taxis sit in front of Hotaka Station. When we were there, the information office at Daio were very happy to call a taxi to come and pick us up to get back to the station. Just a 15-minute wait but make sure you time it... More
Pat D
8 September 2016|
Response from andreaat62 | Reviewed this property |
They did not fully answer this question in detail during the tour....they are quite secretive about their methods. However they did mention that they cover the plants with nets in the winter and when we were there in the... More