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Furano Cheese Craft Center

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Address: Nakagoku, Furano 076-0013, Hokkaido
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Don't just say cheeze

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 November 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

The exhibition centre has not much to see. But the focus of the centre is the workshop to make your own cheese (soft), ice cream, butter and bread. We joined the cheese and ice cream classes and they are interesting. The procedures are not complicated and kids can manage. If you don't want to join the classes, it is not... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

We visited the Cheese Factory at Furano and found it very cheesy. I would wish that being considered as a Cheese Factory, Pizza Factory and Milk Factory there should be more talk about how these are made. It's really more like a gift shop selling pizza, cheese and ice cream.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

It was much smaller than we expected. We didn't do any workshops but just to have a look around the supposedly factory however there was no place to see the cheeses being made. It was more of a shop selling their merchandises and offering cheese samples. Would not visit this again and would actually choose not to come as there's... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

The cheese factory is worth the visit if you sign up for the cheese making or ice cream making classes(fixed timings), otherwise, you will only need 15mins to tour the place and end up on the 2nd floor in a store that sells the various type of furano cheese. The black squid ink cheese is really good! There is also... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014

Place is on our to have fun and buy cheese products. My wife had a chance to attend the butter and cheese workshop, instructions with sketches were written in few languages, one of them was English. It is fun to learn something new. Had a chance to buy cheese cake + snacks. Place is recommended if you wanna join the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

We asked our hotel concierge to help us sign up just 3 days before. We went in with our aprons on, all ingredients and instructions provided for, with 4 kids next to us also on the same workstation. Instructure didnt speak any English, but with a little help from the friendly classmates and simple instructions in Japanese, soft cheese ready... More 

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Aomori, Japan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

Furano Cheese Craft Center was a gigantic flop! The place was packed with tour bus crowds during our late-afternoon visit on a Saturday in early August. Aside from a few static displays, there was little to see. The establishment's main purpose apparently is to sell cheese...which, while decent, is hardly unique or special. The same products are available at markets... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

You may see how the cheese is process through the window. But after that it's just purely SHOP. free tasting are available. I love cheese~~ Beside the cheese centre is pizza shop and ice cream shop. Pizza shop is crowded and the waiting time is 1 hour. So we decided not to try. But we try tried ice cream, the... More 

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