Makomanai Park(真駒内公園)
2015.04.28
Park

Makomanai Park(真駒内公園)

There are two stadiums in the park: Makomanai Stadium and Makomanai Ice Arena, which were venues for the 1972 Winter Olympic Games. The park is exp…Read More

Lake Mashu-ko(摩周湖)
2015.04.21
Wild Nature

Lake Mashu-ko(摩周湖)

Lake Mashu-ko is situated in Akan National Park in eastern Hokkaido, known as 'Doto'. It ranks as the second clearest lake globally, following Lake Ba…Read More

Matsumae and Hakodate announced Sakura Blooming on April 19 and 21, 2015
2015.04.21
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Matsumae and Hakodate announced Sakura Blooming on April 19 and 21, 2015

Here is the annual cherry blossom report. Cherry blossoms have finally arrived in Hokkaido! The 2015 cherry blossom announcements were made in Mats…Read More

Sakura Blooming is coming faster than ever
2015.04.20
Out Door

Sakura Blooming is coming faster than ever

Sakura Blooming is coming faster than ever in Hokkaido not only in Honshu, Japan. The first Sakura blooming is going to be seen in Matsumae, where Mat…Read More

Lake Kuttarako(倶多楽湖)
2015.04.07
Wild Nature

Lake Kuttarako(倶多楽湖)

Lake Kuttarako lacks public transportation options, necessitating a taxi or car rental for access due to limited tourism development. It is a circu…Read More

Noboribetsu Virgin Forest(登別原生林)
2015.04.06
Wild Nature

Noboribetsu Virgin Forest(登別原生林)

The area surrounding Jigokudani was designated as a national natural treasure in 1924. It offers walking trails where visitors can encounter untouched…Read More

Taisho Jigoku(大正地獄)
2015.04.06
Wild Nature

Taisho Jigoku(大正地獄)

Taisho Jigoku pond is situated southwest of Oyunuma pond, approximately halfway along the route. It's a small, 10-meter-round pond where hot spring…Read More

Okunoyu(奥の湯)
2015.04.06
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Okunoyu(奥の湯)

Okunoyu is located in the east of Ohyunuma pond. It is a small pond with gushing out a sulfur spring. You can look at many crater like holes on the s…Read More

Tessen-ike Pond(鉄泉池)
2015.04.06
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Tessen-ike Pond(鉄泉池)

Tessen-ike is located in the center of Jigokudani, a small geyser. The walking road to the Tessen-ike is light up in the night. …Read More

Ohyunuma(大湯沼)
2015.04.05
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Ohyunuma(大湯沼)

Ohyunuma is a hot spring pond and its circumference with about 1 kilometers. 130 centi degrees sulfur spring is gushing out from the bottom. Ohyunuma…Read More

Noboribetsu Onsen Cherry-tree line(登別桜のトンネル)
2015.04.05
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Noboribetsu Onsen Cherry-tree line(登別桜のトンネル)

From late April to early May, the approximately 8km road from JR Noboribetsu Station towards Noboribetsu Onsen is enveloped in a "Tunnel of Flowers." …Read More

Ohyunuma river natural hot spa(大湯沼川天然足湯)
2015.04.04
Wild Nature

Ohyunuma river natural hot spa(大湯沼川天然足湯)

Hot spring water from Oyunuma Pond and Taisho Jigoku Pond flows together into the Oyunuma River. At the lower reaches of the river, you can enjoy a fo…Read More

Noboribetsu Jigokudani(登別地獄谷)
2015.04.04
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Noboribetsu Jigokudani(登別地獄谷)

Jigoku (地獄) means hell and Dani/Tani (谷) means valley. This place is literally a "Valley of Hell." It is a crater located in Noboribetsu City, one of …Read More