Photogallery of Sapporo, Japan

Sapporo by Kawanet @flickr
View from hotel @ Sapporo
View from hotel @ Sapporo by Jiashiang @flickr
Sapporo Orthodox Church
Sapporo Orthodox Church by Mj/Tr @flickr
Sapporo Beer
Sapporo Beer by Mr Wabu @flickr
sapporo factory
sapporo factory by Htby @flickr
Farewell Sapporo
Farewell Sapporo by David Mckelvey @flickr
Temple by Rafiq Mirza @flickr
Sapporo Skyline
Sapporo Skyline by Chi King @flickr
Hokkaido Sapporo
Hokkaido Sapporo by Localjapantimes @flickr
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More to see in Sapporo
Sapporo is an ideal destination for those tourists who give preference to sport entertainments and hiking. One of the main advantages of the city is still plenty of parks and marvelous gardens, excellent sport complexes and special entertainment centers for a whole family. City guests who will visit the Moerenuma park will have a chance to enjoy fantastic fountains and visit the aquatic park located on the area of the parkland. The Nakajima park is a perfect destination for tourists and local residents to escape from city buzz and enjoy the grandness and charm of nature. The park will be a perfect place for hiking and cycling tours. Tourists visiting the city of Sapporo in winter should necessarily explore the Mt Moiwa park with excellent skating and skiing areas for skaters and snowboarders equipped on its territory. Those tourists who love distant and long exploration tours will better like the Takino Suzuran Hillside park as its vast territory is crossed with numerous hiking routes. Considering local entertainment facilities for a whole family the Maruyama zoological garden is best worth visiting. Among its inhabitants tourists will meet bears, dears and leopards. The animals live in spacious clean cages and enclosures. The zoological park boarders on a marvelous wood. The park also offers its guests to enjoy an observation wheel and various attractions for kids of all ages. The North Safari zoological park is of great popularity among city guests as well. The Sunpiazza … Read further

Chapters of the guide to Sapporo

Festivals and events in Sapporo

Hokkaido Shrine Festival is a Shinto event, which takes place in mid-June. It is especially popular among lovers of colorful religious processions. Costume parades start from the Hokkaido Jingu temple and run through the city center every morning for three days. Participants of the festival, dressed in the fashion of the Heian period, carry with them portable temples. It is worth noting that this is one of the … Open

Active recreation

The game of golf has not gained much popularity in the capital Hokkaido, but there are still a few great clubs for those who find it captivating. These, for example, are Yuni Tobu Golf Club and Sapporo Fuyo Country Club. In the picturesque park Sapporo Satoland, you can “kill two birds with one stone” – spend time actively and enjoy aesthetically the beauty of nature. Here is situated an amusement park, … Open

Advices for travellers

9. Many museums and other objects of tourist attraction get closed rather early. That is why working schedules should be specified in advance in a hotel or in any tourist information office. 8. The city has adopted a well developed system of cashless transfers that is why tourists do not need to keep substantial sums of cash by themselves when cruising the city. An optimum way to pay for goods and … Open

Travel guide to Sapporo

Nakajima Park is a perfect place to get acquainted with national culture and traditions. It houses some interesting cultural and entertainment institutions. You can combine admiring the scenery and a visit a national puppet-show. A beautiful Japanese Garden where they hold tea ceremonies is also located there. Literary Museum operates in the park, yet the opening of the Concert Hall took place not long ago. It is … Open

Traditions and mentality of Sapporo

This good tradition was decided to be repeated the next year. However apart from snow figures exhibition the festival was added with various interesting entertainment events and competitions. The Sapporo Snow Festival is held in the first part of December. At present the original winter event attracts more than two millions of foreign guests annually. Traditional entertainments for the guests of the festival are the … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

The Sapporo Beer Garden bar is a rather original and unique eating destination of the city. The bar is located close to the Museum of Beer. Having paid a fix price for entrance the bar visitors may enjoy favorite drinks and treats for one hundred of minutes. In addition to favorite sorts of beer its guests are offered a vast selection of exotic dishes. The Sapporo Beer Garden bar always features buzzing and friendly … Open

Top sigths of Japan

The Emperor’s Palace is an important historic and architectural sight of the capital. The palace is also known under the name Edo Castle. Elegant towers, heavy wooden doors and foss on the perimeter show how solid and impenetrable the building is. The Kokyo Palace, which was built in the 15th century, is located among beautiful parks. Once you observe spacious halls and corridors of the palace, take a walk in Kitanomaru Park to enjoy the view of centuries old trees and ancient statues. … Open

Photogalleries of neighbours of Sapporo

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