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Address: Kofukucho, Obihiro 089-1246, Hokkaido
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+81 155-65-4169

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Beautiful And Romantic

This is supposed to be an auspicious place for the wedding couple to have their wedding photo taken. It means happiness station. It's no longer operational but many tourists still... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 November 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is supposed to be an auspicious place for the wedding couple to have their wedding photo taken. It means happiness station. It's no longer operational but many tourists still visit the place. It's really beautiful and kinda romantic. Had some wonderful photos taken for me and my wifey!

1 Thank mcleeSingapore
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

two old orange carriage was the center of attention there, for you to taking pictures , as a background or you also can jump in. there are also a room for you to put your wishes on a lucky charm ticket and happy bell. mostly people are coming for pre wedding or anniversary photoshoot

1 Thank markus 'mnc lifestyle'
Singapore, Singapore
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45 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I have been always seen this station featuring in Japanese travelling magazines, it looks very beautiful and romantic. But in actual fact, when I am here in last Autumn, personally felt that it is just a small man-made station and over beautify by words from rest of peoples, beside this that is nothing else. If u want to take wedding... More 

1 Thank jazzng2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Kofuku Station is a non-functioning old station. Kofuku in Japanese means happiness/contentment. Many Japanese used to go there just to buy the ticket just to keep it as a souvenir hoping the name will give happiness/contentment. People get married at that station. Businessmen and others post their business cards on the old waiting room walls and ceilings. There is a... More 

1 Thank DYA717
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46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Interesting place and idea, but not so special. You can post your own business card and find interesting information for other ppl.

1 Thank Fleta B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

Nice little defunct train station, not un use anymore, but rather picturesque and good for photo taking, especially in winter. Recommend to stop by for photo taking, if one is driving from Obhiro to Kushiro.

2 Thank kwoong
Singapore, Singapore
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114 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

I was there in October but too sad it was closed and the station is demolished and making way for new look. Think is due to complete by end 2013, only the small shop is open. Kofuku is a "happiness" station, even is closed for renovation but I just feel happy to be there.

3 Thank Leslie3663
Melaka, Malaysia
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

No any convenient shops nearby. Only 2 shops selling souvenir. Check the bus time table before visiting this place. Overall, a place with scenic view but lack of facilities.

6 Thank Arivin657
Beijing, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2011

Japanese visit this discontinued railway station because the Japanese name 'Kofuku' means 'happiness', but there's nothing to see there except for a couple of old railway carriages.

4 Thank Skakagrall

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