Higashikawa, the Town of Photography, in the middle of Hokkaido.
The people of Higashikawa are blessed with underground water provided by the water that flows down from Mount Daisetsu, and Higashikawa is the only town in Hokkaido which does not rely on a public water supply system.
Situated at the foot of Daisetsu Mountain range’s highest peak, Asahidake, Higashikawa is blessed with grand landscapes, abundant water, and fertile land.
When nature meets people, people meet culture, and people meet each other, an emotional story unfolds, and we believe that one can find that here, in Higashikawa.
Revealing the secret of why Higashikawa does not rely on a public water supply system.
Easy-to-understand map for facilities in Higashikawa.
Introducing Agriculture, Commerce, Industry, and Tourism of Higashikawa, the Town of Photography.
Introducing Sister-cities (Canmore, Rujiena, Yeongwol County).
Access to Higashikawa