Kawamura Kaneto Ainu Museum, Asahikawa

Kawamura Kaneto Ainu Museum, Asahikawa

Kawamura kaneto Ainu Museum is a private museum for Ainu culture since 1916. This is the oldest and historical museum about Ainu. You can deeply understand Ainu culture to visit here. This is the place where real Ainu culture is...
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Mitsukoshi & Marui Imai Summer Fashion Bazaar at Sapporo Grande Hotel

Mitsukoshi & Marui Imai Summer Fashion Bazaar at Sapporo Grande Hotel

Mitsukoshi & Marui Imai department store have a two-days special bargain sale at Sapporo Grand Hotel on May 21 & 22. Many famous brand goods and items are for sale at a reasonable price. This is worth visiting. Don’t miss it.
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Ramen, Hokkaido wine and Local and World Foods in Odori Park, Sapporo Lilac Festival 2015

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

Lilac is a flower of Sapporo city. Sapporo Lilac Festival is held from May, 20 to 30 in every year. In this year, the park is full of life because of some added events. The famous Odori corn booth is opened....
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How to walk in Matsumae

How to walk in Matsumae

Matsumae(松前) is one of the oldest town in Hokkaido. The Matsumae family(松前藩) had ruled before the Meiji era. When you reach to Matsumae, you may go to the Matsumae house(松前藩屋敷). It is located in the north of Matsumae Park(松前公園). Ma...
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Otokoyama Sake Brewery and Sake Museum in Asahikawa

Otokoyama Sake Brewery and Sake Museum in Asahikawa

This is called ‘Sugitama(杉玉)’ or ‘Sakabayashi(酒林)’. It is made by leafs of Japanese cedars. When the brewery has made a new Sake, they are supposed to hang a new green Sigitama for noticing it. Also the color of Sugitama is cha...
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Asahiyama Zoo in Asahikawa

Asahiyama Zoo in Asahikawa

Asahiyama Zoo is the most famous Zoo not only in Hokkaido, but also Japan. This is the most north Zoo in Japan. It takes 30 minutes from JR Asahikawa station by car and 40 minutes by bus. If you get a...
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Beautiful town Esashi keeping on good old day’s style

Beautiful town Esashi keeping on good old day’s style

The good old route called ‘Inishie Kaido(いにしえ街道)’ attracts visitors by its beautiful style of old town as the Edo period. Esashi is one of the oldest town like Matsumae, so that there are some old house and buildings in former times. ...
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Rusutsu Risort

Rusutsu Risort

Rusutsu is one of the popular resort in Hokkaido as well as Niseko. You feel real Hokkaido like the east of Hokkaido such as Furano or Akan as seeing a vast field. Rusutsu has not been developed as much as...
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Matsumaejo, Matsumae Castle, The Most Northan Castle in Japan

Matsumaejo, Matsumae Castle, The Most Northan Castle in Japan

Matsumae-jo(castle) is located in Matsumae town, the most southern Hokkaido, facing to Aomori prefecture over Tsugaru straits. Now, The new Shinkansen Line called ‘Hokkaido Shinkansen’, will be opened in 2015 from Aomori to Shin-Hakodate. There is ...
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Lake Shikotsu-ko, Mysterious Lake in Chitose

Lake Shikotsu-ko, Mysterious Lake in Chitose

Lake Shikotsu-ko(支笏湖) is located in the city of Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan. This is a caldera lake and a part of the Shikotsu-Toya National Park.
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Matsumae house

Matsumae house

This is a theme park about Matsumae in the Edo era. You can experience the old Matsumae town and cultures. There are 14 buildings that open to public. Kimono dress-up is available for a charge, also other events and crafts for...
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Geyser at Sengen Park, Noboribetsu Onsen

Geyser at Sengen Park, Noboribetsu Onsen

According to the explanation of the park, 2,000 liters of water at approx.80 centi degrees and steam are ejected every three hours up to 8m high. Accompanied with thuds, it lasts for about 50 minutes each time. After visiting Yuzawa...
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