Kawamura Kaneto Ainu Museum in Asahikawa
2015.05.21
Museum

Kawamura Kaneto Ainu Museum in Asahikawa

The Kawamura Kaneto Ainu Museum is a private museum dedicated to Ainu culture since 1916, making it the oldest and most historical Ainu museum. Visiti…Read More

Ramen, Hokkaido wine and Local and World Foods in Odori Park, Sapporo Lilac Festival 2015
2015.05.20
Festival

Ramen, Hokkaido wine and Local and World Foods in Odori Park, Sapporo Lilac Festival 2015

Various festivals are held throughout the year at Odori Park, but the Lilac Festival is the first to take place after the snow has melted and the park…Read More

How to walk in Matsumae
2015.05.17
Temples/shrines

How to walk in Matsumae

Matsumae (松前) is one of the oldest towns in Hokkaido, historically ruled by the Matsumae clan (松前藩) before the Meiji era. Upon arriving in Matsumae…Read More

Otokoyama Sake Brewery and Sake Museum in Asahikawa
2015.05.13
Factory Tour

Otokoyama Sake Brewery and Sake Museum in Asahikawa

Otokoyama Sake Brewery is one of the oldest sake breweries in Japan, with a history of more than 330 years in sake production. It is renowned globally…Read More

Asahiyama Zoo in Asahikawa
2015.05.12
Zoo

Asahiyama Zoo in Asahikawa

This zoo strives to show visitors how each animal naturally behaves. It was once struggling with low attendance and on the brink of closure, but succe…Read More

Beautiful Town Esashi: Preserving the Charm of the Good Old Days
2015.05.06
City&Town

Beautiful Town Esashi: Preserving the Charm of the Good Old Days

The Charming Historic Route: Inishie Kaido in Esashi The historic route known as 'Inishie Kaido' (いにしえ街道) attracts visitors with its beautifully pr…Read More

Rusutsu Resort
2015.05.05
Ski&Snowboard

Rusutsu Resort

Rusutsu is one of Hokkaido's popular resorts, alongside Niseko. Here, you experience the essence of Hokkaido, reminiscent of the eastern regions like …Read More

Lake Shikotsu-ko: The Enigmatic Lake of Chitose
2015.05.05
View

Lake Shikotsu-ko: The Enigmatic Lake of Chitose

Lake Shikotsu-ko (支笏湖) is located in Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan. It is a caldera lake and a part of the Shikotsu-Toya National Park. The average depth o…Read More

Matsumae Edo Village: Step Back into Old Matsumae
2015.05.05
Theme park

Matsumae Edo Village: Step Back into Old Matsumae

Discover the allure of historic Matsumae at this Edo-era theme park. Featuring 14 accessible buildings, visitors can indulge in kimono dress-up (fo…Read More

The Giant Club at Geyser Sengen Park in Noboribetsu Onsen
2015.05.04
Onsen

The Giant Club at Geyser Sengen Park in Noboribetsu Onsen

As you walk through the hot spring town of Noboribetsu, you'll quickly notice places where steam rises. The large spiked club sculptures around the…Read More

Noboribetsu Kalulusu Onsen
2015.05.04
Onsen

Noboribetsu Kalulusu Onsen

Noboribetsu Karurusu Onsen is recognized as one of the Best 100 Hot Springs in Japan and is also designated as a National Hot Spring Health Resort. …Read More

Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe
2015.05.04
Theme park

Noboribetsu Marine Park Nixe

This is a theme park that showcases marine life in various forms. It features an aquarium, a dolphin pool, a seal pool, a reptile and amphibian facili…Read More

Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura
2015.05.04
Theme park

Noboribetsu Date Jidaimura

This theme park is inspired by various aspects of life and events from the Edo period. The park features an exciting array of attractions, including b…Read More

350 Carp Streamers Gracefully Swimming in the Sky Above Jozankei Onsen
2015.05.04
Onsen

350 Carp Streamers Gracefully Swimming in the Sky Above Jozankei Onsen

You can witness both Koinobori (carp streamers) and cherry blossoms at the same time in Jozankei Onsen, a sight renowned for its uniqueness. While …Read More

Nijyukkendoro Sakura Namiki(Cherry-blossoms road): Cherry Blossoms in Shizunai, Hokkaido
2015.05.04
View

Nijyukkendoro Sakura Namiki(Cherry-blossoms road): Cherry Blossoms in Shizunai, Hokkaido

Shizunai is renowned for its 7 km long Sakura blossom road adorned with 3,000 cherry blossom trees. It's designated as one of Japan's top 100 scenic r…Read More

Yuzawa Jinjya Shrine in Noboribetsu
2015.05.01
Temples/shrines

Yuzawa Jinjya Shrine in Noboribetsu

Yuzawa Jinja Shrine is situated near Daiichi Takimoto Onsen Hotel, just before the entrance to Jigokudani. According to legend, the shrine was esta…Read More