日本での一年間

February 24, 2009

A Trip to the Chocolate Factory (Part 1)

Filed under: Desserts, Domestic, Hokkaido, Trips — myyearinjapan @ 4:07 am

If you’re looking for chocolate in Japan, the place to go is Hokkaido, the northern island. And while visiting Hokkaido, I took the chance to visit a chocolate factory! Specifically, the Shiroi Koibito chocolate company’s factory and museum (白い恋人パーク).

The Shiroi Koibito Park building

The Shiroi Koibito Park building

Another view of the same building

Another view of the same building

The balustrade prevents would be thieves from stealing delicious chocolate

The balustrade prevents would be thieves from stealing delicious chocolate

Balustrade encircling the building. Cute kitty cats covered in snow.

Balustrade encircling the building. Cute kitty cats covered in snow.

Just inside the Shiroi Koibito Park

Just inside the Shiroi Koibito Park

Inside the room of the museum that talked about the discovery of chocolate int he new world

Inside the room of the museum that talked about the discovery of chocolate int he new world

Same room, looking up at the fountain

Same room, looking up at the fountain

A look at the same room from above. They also had dioramas of the discovery of the new world and a life sized Christopher Columbus model who was speaking perfect Japanese.

A look at the same room from above. They also had dioramas of the discovery of the new world and a life sized Christopher Columbus model who was speaking perfect Japanese.

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