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Furano Cheese Craft Center

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Address: Nakagoku, Furano 076-0013, Hokkaido
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Phone Number: +81 167-23-1156
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Lovely cheese and ice cream but...

I expected more special, seeing as we have had nothing but 'wow' food in Japan. We would very happily have these ice creams, cheese and yoghurts at our supermarket and we would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tom D
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I expected more special, seeing as we have had nothing but 'wow' food in Japan. We would very happily have these ice creams, cheese and yoghurts at our supermarket and we would have bought them all the time, but we weren't super amazed. Maybe it was an expectation problem

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The cheese factory section offers an area for cheese making classes (appears to be in Japanese) and sells an assortment of cheeses and wine. The factory area also provides a place to experience milking a cow and showing the history of cheeses around the world. There are only 3 types of cheeses for sample. There is also a cafe to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Not a must stop if you are short on time. You need a car to get here easily otherwise it's either a taxi or local attraction bus which runs very infrequently. This is good fun for children if they want to make cheese. If you expect to see people making cheese during your visit, you'll be disappointed. It is busier... More 

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Rowland Heights, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

They do sell decent cheese and ice cream, but there weren't really any tour per-se. The farm itself is good sized, so do spent a little time walking the compound after the eating one of their real good ice creams. The cheese was not low end and the prices reflected so.

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

A good factory tour of one of Furano's finest products. Get to milk on a model cow and then taste the many cheese on offer. One of the must see places in Furano

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Thank HKeater
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Yummy cheese, black cheese is squid ink cheese... Closes really early though it says 5pm. Good parking... Cheese museum too

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Thank Jimzter
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Try the classes here, they are in Japanese but we found them fun and easy to follow. Plus now we know how to make our own riccotto and butter!!

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Thank FrillyFil
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

This is not a place for shopping, although there was a good range of cheese and cheese related products. We came here as it offers activities for the family. My husband and I and our 2 grand daughters aged 6 and 4, went for the cheese making class. It was fun. The girls were proud to make cheese. They decorated... More 

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Thank Leesah65
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Thought this will be a boring place. It was not too bad. In fact, it was a relaxing mid afternoon for us to have a visit the cheese part to learn something, have a taste of their cheese, then adjourn to have the Hokkaido ice-cream. The surrounding is a very pleasant place to sit around and enjoy the afternoon. There... More 

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Thank Dreamtogothere
Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

This is not worth the trip, the funny black cheese is nice but otherwise there is nothing much to see.

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