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Daio Wasabi Farm

Surrounded by the rich nature of Azumino, Japan’s biggest Wasabi farm is where melted snow is gushing from the northern Alps.

Tourist farm

The biggest Wasabi farm started cultivating in 1917. 120 thousand tons of melted snow at an average of 13℃ is gushing every day from the northern Alps at a huge farm of about 15 hectares, in which Wasabi is cultured. The water of Tadegawa river is pure and 3 watermills are alongside the river, which makes fantastic scenery. The best time to view Wasabi blossoms is from the middle of March to April. A promenade is well prepared so you will enjoy exploring while relaxing around the beautiful scenery of Wasabi farm.

Inside the farm, 3 eating facilities, “Yusui Meshigama Daioan”, “Restaurant Oasis”, and “DAIO’s CAFE”, are established. Try some flavorful original dishes with the best fresh Wasabi.
It is the only place to taste dishes with freshly-harvested and fully-used Wasabi. Don’t miss a soft ice cream with genuine Wasabi for 390 yen which tastes well with balanced sweetness and spiciness.

Many souvenirs are there. The most popular item is raw Wasabi, but also kinds of strange processed products with Wasabi are available in selections, such as sweets, dressings, and cheese flavored Wasabi in this souvenir shop. Grated raw Wasabi in a tube of 1000 yen or wasabi sauce of 480 yen is a perfect matching for meat dishes.

Highlights

  • The Japan’s biggest Wasabi farm is about 15 hectares.
  • Wasabi is cultured by melted snow from the northern Alps gushing 120 thousand tons every day.
  • Explore freely around the beautiful scenery of Wasabi farm.
  • Original dishes using the best Wasabi are served and many souvenirs are available.

Photos

  • A watermill in the Tadegawa river.

    A watermill in the Tadegawa river.

  • Everlasting Wasabi farm.

    Everlasting Wasabi farm.

  • Inside of “DAIO’s CAFE”.

    Inside of “DAIO’s CAFE”.

  • Cold brewed coffee using spring water at “DAIO’s CAFE”.

    Cold brewed coffee using spring water at “DAIO’s CAFE”.

  • ‟Grilled pork and vegetables” at “Restaurant Oasis”.

    ‟Grilled pork and vegetables” at “Restaurant Oasis”.

  • In “Yusui Meshigama Daioan”, rice cooked with spring water is served.

    In “Yusui Meshigama Daioan”, rice cooked with spring water is served.

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Details

Name in Japanese
大王わさび農場
Postal Code
399-8303
Address
3640 Hotaka, Azumino City, Nagano
Tel
0263-82-2118
Closed
Open every day
Business Hours
8:00am-5:00pm
Admission
Free
Access
1) About 10 minutes by car from Hotaka station on the JR Oito line.
2) About 10 minutes by car from Azumino IC on the Nagano expressway.
Credit Cards
Accepted (VISA, MasterCard)
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)