Hakodate Goryokaku(函館五稜郭): Historical place and Outstanding Shape

Hakodate Goryokaku(函館五稜郭): Historical place and Outstanding Shape

Goryokaku is one of the most important historical place in the Meiji era. Boshin War and Hakodate War took place here. Buyo Enomoto and Toshizo Hijikata fought the last battle with their Shinsengumi troops;
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Otaru Citizen Noh(おたる市民能): Tadanobu and Boshibari

Otaru Citizen Noh(おたる市民能): Tadanobu and Boshibari

This is a Noh program for novice audience who are not familiar to. The Noh program is performed by Otaru citizens with a cooperation of Noh school, So the concept is for intelligibly showing one to those who don't know the style of Noh.
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How Was The Japan’s First Beer Made?: Exploring Sapporo Beer Museum

How Was The Japan’s First Beer Made?: Exploring Sapporo Beer Museum

When you come to Sapporo, you are supposed to drink some beers. Maybe, Sapporo Beer? If you love it, you should go to Sapporo Beer Museum. If you don't like it, still, you should go there and you'll love it, I guess.
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Ohta Jinjya Shrine, Not Mountain Climbing, but Ascetic Practices

Ohta Jinjya Shrine, Not Mountain Climbing, but Ascetic Practices

Ohta Jinjya Shrine is located in Setana, the south-west of Hokkaido Japan. It is said that the shrine was built between 1441 to 1443. This is the oldest shrine in Hokkaido.
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Military housing of Kotoni Tondenhei Village, Legend of Sapporo

Military housing of Kotoni Tondenhei Village, Legend of Sapporo

This small house is a Military housing of Kotoni Tondenhei Village(琴似屯田兵村兵屋跡) at Kotoni Area, Nishi-ku the west of Sapporo. This is a place of National historical interest. In the Meiji era, the government sent many soldiers and their familie...
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History of Hokkaido, Ainu Culture Promotion Center, Sapporo Pirka Kotan

History of Hokkaido, Ainu Culture Promotion Center, Sapporo Pirka Kotan

Ainu Culture Promotion Center (Sapporo Pirka Kotan) is a museum for understanding Ainu culture in Hokkaido. Pirika means beautiful in Ainu. Cotan means villege. Pirika Cotan means a beautiful villege.
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Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, Yoichi-cho

Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery, Yoichi-cho

This is located in the city of Yoichi, the west of Otaru, 70 min from Sapporo. This is worth visiting. The founder, Masataka Taketsuru started to make products of whisky branded Nikka before World War II. Nikka has been more than 80 years history itself. They ...
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Sapporo Beer Garden / Sapporo Beer Museum: History of Japanese Beer

Sapporo Beer Garden / Sapporo Beer Museum: History of Japanese Beer

Sapporo Beer Garden and Sapporo Beer Museum are located in the east of Sapporo urban area. This is the biggest beer hall in Sapporo. The museum is next to the beer hall.
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Botanic Garden, Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University

Botanic Garden, Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University

This is the largest Garden in the urban area of Sapporo. It has remained as primeval forest. You can enjoy to have a lunch.
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Sapporo Winter Sports Museum

Sapporo Winter Sports Museum

The museum is located in Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium. You can try a various kind of simulation game such as jumping, hocky, skating, bobsledding and so on.
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