On the southeastern side of Toyohira-gawa on the Toho subway line, Toyohira Ward (population 225,000) has excellent sports facilities and scenic places around the residential area.
10min walk from Fukuzumi Station
One of Japan’s largest oval stadiums built in 2001, this 43,000-person stadium is the home to J-league football club Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo. Irregular games are held between March and December. Days without games and events, visitors can take guided tours and climb up a rooftop observatory overlooking the stadium and the city.
Sapporo Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill
10min by bus from Fukuzumi Station
Situated on the agricultural research center about 10km south of the center, Hitsujigaoka offers picture-postcard views of the hill and the idyllic sheep farm backed by the city. The Statue of Dr William Smith Clark, the first president of Sapporo Agricultural College, is the most popular photo spot here. It also has Sapporo Snow Festival Museum, a food court and a souvenir shop.
1min walk from Toyohira-koen Station
Originally home to Hokkaido’s forest product research institute, this 7.4-hectare park winds around conifer forest, flower and botanical gardens. There is also a swimming pool. The park is directly connected to Toyohira-koen Subway Station.
Premier Hotels TSUBAKI Sapporo
13min walk from Hosui-Susukino, Gakuen-mae or Kikusui Station
This grand-scale riverside hotel boasts a variety of spacious and nicest rooms overlooking the downtown. There are also reputable restaurants and bars. A free shuttle bus runs from JR Sapporo Station north gate.
Sapporo International Youth Hostel
1min walk from Gakuen-mae Station
This modern youth hostel is located in front of Gakuen-mae Station on the Toho subway line (three stops from Sapporo Station), offering private and shared rooms. Public baths, showers, laundries and a kitchen on-site.
UCHI Living Stay TOYOHIRA
ウチリビング ステイ 豊平
12min walk from Hosui-Susukino or Gakuen-mae Station
About 800m north of Gakuen-mae Station in the residential area, this unstaffed detached house has three homely rooms, with private facilities (kitchen and bathroom). Susukino is within walking distance from here.
The Toho Line runs to Fukuzumi from Sapporo (14min), stopping at Gakuen-mae, Toyohira-koen, Misono and Tsukisamu-Chuo.
Fukuzumi bus terminal (福住ターミナル) is directly connected to the subway station. There are airport shuttle buses to/from New Chitose Airport (42min), stopping at Sapporo Dome and Premier Hotel TSUBAKI.
Local lines are operated by Chuo Bus (中央バス).
● Bus 104/105 connects Makomanai Station with Fukuzumi Station (20min).
● Bus 84 runs to Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill from from Fukuzumi Station stop 4 (10min).
Toyohira Ward, Sapporo City
福住 | 후쿠즈미
Address：1-13 Tsukisamu-higashi, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Distance：7km from Sapporo Station