Day-trip to Jozankei Onsen

Day-trip to Jozankei Onsen

Set on the upper stream of Toyohira-gawa in the northern part of Shikotsu-Toya National Park, Jozankei (定山渓) i…

Takino Suzuran Hillside Park

Takino Suzuran Hillside Park

About 20km south of Sapporo Station, the city’s largest recreation park (国営滝野すずらん丘陵公園) is a great playground f…

Hoheikyo Onsen Half-day Trip

Hoheikyo Onsen Half-day Trip

Hoheikyo Onsen (豊平峡温泉) is known as Sapporo’s best onsen with 100% free-flowing hot sulfur spring, the large-sc…

Moerenuma Park Art Scene

Moerenuma Park Art Scene

(モエレ沼公園) Approximately 10km northeast of the center, this grand-scale artistic park was designed by the world-…

Okura-yama Jump Stadium

Okura-yama Jump Stadium

Okura-yama Jump Stadium (大倉山ジャンプ競技場) is Japan’s most famous ski jump stadium built and donated by the industri…

Historic Heart of Sapporo

Historic Heart of Sapporo

The heart of Sapporo has pleasant gridded streets, relaxed parks and handsome Western-style historic buildings…

Sapporo Factory Shopping Mall

Sapporo Factory Shopping Mall

Sapporo Factory (サッポロファクトリー : 札幌工廠購物中心) is a large-scale shopping complex on the site of former Sapporo Kaitak…

Sapporo Beer Museum and Beer Garden

Sapporo Beer Museum and Beer Garden

Inside the magnificent old red brick brewery, the popular Sapporo Beer Museum (サッポロビール博物館: 札幌啤酒博物館) displays t…

Odori Park and Varied Festivals

Odori Park and Varied Festivals

Sapporo’s most famous park across the city center, Odori Park (大通公園: meaning ‘large street’) was developed as …