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Ken & Mary Tree

Okubo, Biei-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido 071-0216 , Japan
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Ranked #12 of 20 attractions in Biei-cho
Type: Scenic Drives
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you have time to kill, you can follow the Twinkle bus bring you around Biei. Just pay for JPY500 for Hill Country course.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you are a nature lover, especially trees, this is the place to visit. There is a resting area just next to the souvenir shop where you could enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding area, of course, complete it with a cone of lavender ice cream ~

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Hong Kong, China
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91 reviews 91 reviews
47 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

It's not my favourite tree in Biei, but it's included in most tours and it's not hard to drive to if you have your own transportation.

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Nothing special...seems that the trees are named so as to attract tourists to the cafe. If possible, spend more time in Furano. As mentioned by others, it is BEST to drive in Hokkaido.

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Singapore, Singapore
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43 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Biei is one the most beautiful places I have ever been to in Japan. With rice fields (or whatever field it is), you see a different landscape from different angle. I don't really know how to appreciate the trees, but it is definitely worth a visit to Biei, whether on bus or self-drive.

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Barcelona, Spain
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87 reviews 87 reviews
27 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The area is really scenic and if you like photography is a must. Don't forget also Seven StarsTree, Parent and Child Trees. A car is a must here and the places are well indicated. Don't forget also the Furano area with its lavander fields.

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

I was there in end June 2013. This location is perched on top of a hill and the view from this point is astounding. You can see the rolling hills at the foreground. On top of this, and to make this place picture prefect, there are two small gardens of flowers planted by the owner, who happens to have a... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Getting a good picture of this tree really need to have good weather or good backdrop like sunset or sunrise, or winter white. If not the tree alone is just another tree. The beauty of these trees is that everything around them are low height plants like flowers. There is a ken and mary cafe beside the tree location. You... More

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