Sapporo TV Tower


Best known for 1972 winter Olympics, the Sapporo Snow festival and Sapporo beer, Sapporo is the capital of Hokkaido Island, which sits just north of…

Odori Park

About Sapporo

Sapporo is the capital of Hokkaido Prefecture which is the second largest island of Japan, just north of the main island. Its location means during…

Sapporo Streetcar

Getting around Sapporo

Sapporo is serviced by an extensive public transport system including JR lines, a subway system, a street car and buses.

Japan Airlines

Sapporo Airport

The airport serving the Sapporo area is called the New Chitose Airport. The largest airport on the island of Hokkaido, it is probably the best…

Sapporo TV Tower

Sapporo TV Tower

Built in 1957 the Sapporo TV tower sits at one end of Odori Park and provides great views all across the city.



Dating back to 1880, Hoheikan was built as a western style hotel and restaurant and played host to many important visitors not only from overseas…

Old Hokkaido Goverment Building

Old Hokkaido Government Building

The old Hokkaido government building is a neo-baroque building that is often known as “Red Brick” or akarenga by the locals due the thousands of…

Hokkaido Historic Village

Hokkaido Historic Village

Located at the Nopporo Forest just outside Sapporo the Historical Village of Hokkaido is an open air museum and tourist attraction that covers an area…

Mount Moiwa Cablecar

Mount Moiwa

At 531 metres above sea level Mt Moiwa is an excellent spot to get a glimpse of the city of Sapporo from the Mt Moiwa Observation Platform.

Mount Okura

Mt. Okura & Observatory

Sapporo was home to the 1972 winter Olympics and many of the events were held on Mt. Okura where the ski jump overlooks the city….