Ishikari & Sorachi
With an idyllic countryside, relaxed onsen, scenic coastlines and family-friendly attractions, Ishikari and Sorachi regions can be seen in a day trip from Sapporo. Chitose is Hokkaido’s airline hub and a good base of start or finish your Hokkaido trip.
From the 1870s to the 1980s, Sorachi Region was one of Japan’s major coalfields with more than a hundred mining sites along the Yubari Mountains and supported Hokkaido’s rapid economic growth after the 1950s. Today several mining heritages are open to the public. Route 275 follows the western side of Ishikari-gawa, from Sapporo to Northern Sorachi.
Points of interests in Ishikari & Sorachi
- Shikotsu-ko Onsen
- Sapporo Beer Hokkaido Brewery
- Kobayashi Sake Brewery
- Yubari Coal Mine Museum
- Shinshinotsu Onsen
- Sweden Hills
- Ishikari Lighthouse
- Tsukigata Kabato Museum
- Arte Piazza Bibai
- Iwamizawa Park
- Mikasa Railway Museum
- Old Sumitomo-Akabira Coal Mine
- Hokuryu Sunflower Fields
Ishikari & Sorachi e-Brochure Rack
This rack holds the following e-Brochures for Ishikari and Sorachi regions.