Articoli for the theme Attractions and Excursions in Sapporo


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Susukino: Sapporo's vibrant entertainment district

Nestled in the heart of Sapporo, Susukino stands as Japan's largest entertainment district north of Tokyo.

Abashiri, Hokkaido Guide

Abashiri is located on the coast of the Okhotsk Sea, 350 km from Sapporo, northeast of Hokkaido.

The blue pond of Biei

Biei Blue Pond, Hokkaido

In recent years, the blue pond of Biei, Aoi-ike, has become a must-visit sight on Hokkaido Island in northern Japan. But why is the pond so blue?


Where to see cherry blossoms in Hokkaido?

The northern island of Hokkaido is the last of Japan's regions to enjoy sakura blooms during spring. The latter intervenes there between the end of April and mid-May.

Le Mont Yôtei s'élève derrière les arbres en fleurs, près du village de Kyôgoku

Mount Yotei

Mount Fuji is unique. But across the archipelago, you can find countless picturesque mountains...

Mashu-ko, the devil's lake of the Ainu

The eastern tip of the island of Hokkaido is home to one of the most beautiful lakes in Japan.

Les fleurs de couleur rose pâle du Somei Yoshino Sakura

Top 3 Hanami Places in Sapporo

Located further north than the other major cities in the country, Sapporo experiences a slightly later spring bloom, around the beginning of May.


In eastern Hokkaido, 300 km from Sapporo, the city of Kushiro is the gateway to the Kushiroshitsugen and Akan Mashu National Parks.

Des paysages magnifiques

Top Five excursions in greater Sapporo


Sapporo is known for its winter: snowy landscapes and ski slopes but the city and its surroundings are beautiful during the summer! 



Once a great mining town, Yubari suffered from the energy transition away from coal and lost 90% of its population in just 50 years. Learn the tragic fate of a town in the heart of Hokkaido.

Flower Fields in Biei, "Shikisai no oka", Hokkaido


A small village in Hokkaido, Biei is well known in Japan. Its great location, large flower fields and beautiful scenery make it a popular destination.

Tour de télévision de Sapporo

Sapporo TV Tower

Enjoy a panorama of the capital of Japan's far north from the observation point of the Sapporo TV Tower.

Enjoying winter in Tomamu

Winter in Tomamu, enjoy the cold and the heat!

Sunset in Daisetsuzan Park in Hokkaido.

Hokkaido by train in autumn

Hokkaido is the first region of Japan where the autumn leaves arrive before spreading south, as it is the northernmost island of the archipelago.

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Sounkyo Onsen

Sounkyo Onsen is a peaceful onsen resort in the mountains east of Asahikawa in Hokkaido. Sounkyo Onsen is within Daisetsuzan National Park.

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Wakkanai Attractions

Wakkanai: read a guide to Japan's most northern city, Wakkanai and its attractions: Kita Market, Wakkanai Koen Park, Hyosetsu no Mon Gate and Cape Noshappu.


Abashiri is located on the coast of the Okhotsk Sea, 350 km from Sapporo, northeast of the island of Hokkaido.

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Noboribetsu Onsen

Noboribetsu Onsen is known as one of the the leading hot spring towns in Hokkaido.

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Asahikawa Guide

Asahikawa: read a guide to Asahikawa, Hokkaido's second city and gateway to Daisetsuzan National Park, famous for its fine sake and delicious ramen.

Otaru Canal


The nickname of Otaru may seem exaggerated, but this small city on the outskirts of Sapporo also experienced its heyday. Even today, the city retains traces of its glorious past.

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Otaki Ice Cave

Otaki Ice Cave: join a winter snowshoe tour to see the wonderful ice stalactites, unique creature-like statues of ice, formed by water dropping through the roof of the cave.

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Wakkanai Guide

Wakkanai guide: read a guide to Wakkanai, the northernmost city in Japan in Hokkaido and the hub for Cape Soya and the offshore islands of Rebun and Rishiri.

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Rishiri Island Hokkaido

Rishiri Island: read a travel guide to Rishiri Island off the north west coast of Hokkaido famous for the imposing 1,721 m-high Mt Rishiri.

Goryokaku Fortress Hakodate

Goryokaku Fortress: read a guide to the star-shaped Goryokaku Fortress in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan's first western-style castle.

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Otaru Guide

Otaru guide: read a travel guide to Otaru close to Sapporo in Hokkaido famous for its preserved historic warehouses in its canal district.

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Cape Soya Wakkanai

Cape Soya in Hokkaido near Wakkanai is the most northerly point in Japan and is a place with many monuments.

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Kan Yasuda Bibai

Kan Yasuda: renown Japanese scultptor Kan Yasuda has created a huge and fun sculpture park in his hometown of Bibai in Hokkaido.

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Sapporo Clock Tower

Sapporo Clock Tower; read a guide to the Sapporo Clock Tower or tokeidai a cultural and historic landmark in Sapporo city, Hokkaido.

Old Hokkaido Government Building Akarenga

Old Hokkaido Government Building: read a guide to the historic, red-brick Old Hokkaido Government Building in Sapporo known as Akarenga.


The Hoheikan in Nakajima Park in Sapporo is the oldest wooden building of its type in Japan, built in 1880.

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Niseko Guide

Niseko: Read a guide to Niseko, Hokkaido. Niseko is a world-class ski resort in northern Japan. Niseko attracts skiers and hikers from around the world.

Sapporo Fish Market

Sapporo Central Fish Market

Sapporo Central Fish Market 札幌市中央卸売市場 The Sapporo Central Fish Market in Sapporo has become a popular excursion for Japanese and foreign tourists to Sapporo with many of the fresh fish retailers of