Climbing Mt.Hakkenzan in Sapporo

Climbing Mt.Hakkenzan in Sapporo

Mt.Hakkenzan(八剣山) is a small mountain(498m) located in the south of Sapporo, near Jozankei Hot Spa. The mountain is formally named Mt.Kan-non-iwa-yama(観音岩山). Hakken means eight swords in Japanese and the name of Mt.Hakkenzan is derived from its shape. It is a...
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350 carp streamers swimming around in the sky, Jozankei Onsen

350 carp streamers swimming around in the sky, Jozankei Onsen

You can see Koinobori(carp streamer) and Sakura Blossoms at one time in Jozankei Onsen. It is very famous for this rare view in Jozankei. Sakura blossoms have to over the middle of April in Honshu, main land of Japan. Sakura...
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Discount ticket for Jozankei Hot spa and Bus

Discount ticket for Jozankei Hot spa and Bus

Jotetsu Bus presents One Day Hot Spa and Bus ticket to Jozankei Onsen, which is a very reasonable one. If you don’t stay in Jozankei but want to enjoy Hot spa in Jozankei, this is the ticket for you. The...
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Kappa Liner(かっぱライナー号):Non-stop Bus from Sapporo to Jozankei

Kappa Liner(かっぱライナー号):Non-stop Bus from Sapporo to Jozankei

From JR Sapporo Station to Jozankei Onsen to Koganeyu(小金湯) — Adult: 650 yen, Child: 330 yen to Jozankei(定山渓) — Adult: 770 yen, Child: 390 yen to Houheikyo(豊平峡)— Adult: 840 yen, Child: 420 yen Reservation: 0120-37-26...
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Kappa Liner(かっぱライナー号):Non-stop Bus from New Chitose Airport to Jozankei

Kappa Liner(かっぱライナー号):Non-stop Bus from New Chitose Airport to Jozankei

From New Chitose AirPort to Jozankei Onsen: 100 minutes Adult: 1,650 yen, Child: 830 yen Ticket: New Chitose Air Port Hokuto Kotsu Bus Information Center or in a bus you get on. Tel: 011-375-6000(Hokuto Kotsu) New Chitose Air Port Domestic Terminal...
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Yuki Toro(雪灯路) 2015 in Jozankei Hot Spring

Yuki Toro(雪灯路) 2015 in Jozankei Hot Spring

This is a Snow candle Event called ‘Yuki Toro’ held at Jozankei Jinjya, Jozankei Hot Spring from 2 – 8 February 2015. 2,000 ice candles are waiting for visitors. The event is a related event of Sapporo Snow Festival 2015. Contents...
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Atelier Root3 20% OFF sale at Maruyama and Jozankei Studios for Hokkaido Souvenir

Atelier Root3 20% OFF sale at Maruyama and Jozankei Studios for Hokkaido Souvenir

Now Atelier Root3, craft shop for Hokkaido souvenir has started Ciristmas Sale at Maruyama and Jozankei Studios. They have been going on 20% Off sale until Dec, 25 2014. Don’t miss it. Atelier Root3 is a 100% original hand-made cfart studio, where...
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Sapporo Kokusai Ski Area is thronged with skiers and snowboarders

Sapporo Kokusai Ski Area is thronged with skiers and snowboarders

Sapporo Kokusai Ski Area has opened on Nov 21 and Today, Nov 23, there were many people here. Parking areas were almost full. It has been no snowing here in these couple of days, so that hill condition is icy on the foot...
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Hoheikyo in Autumn, surrounded by Red, Yellow and Deep Green

Hoheikyo in Autumn, surrounded by Red, Yellow and Deep Green

Hoheikyo is full of life surrounded by Autumn colors. It is still warm in the city of Sapporo, but here, in Houheikyo, it’s chilly because of stiff wind in October. Many were wearing on warm jacket or overcoat, some were putting on down...
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Autumn Leaves in Jozankei Onsen, Hand-made Souvenirs and Cafe

Autumn Leaves in Jozankei Onsen, Hand-made Souvenirs and Cafe

It's time to see Autumn Leaves in Jozankei. Visiting to Jozankei Onsen, you will be surrounded by beautiful mountains colored with red or yellow and some still deep green, which are more beautiful than ever.
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Mt.Hakkenzan Area, Urban Winery Tour in Sapporo

Mt.Hakkenzan Area, Urban Winery Tour in Sapporo

Mt.Hakkenzan is located in the south of Sapporo. Another name is KanNon-IwaYama(観音岩山). People usually call this mountain Hakken-zan. It is 498m height. The top of mountain is formed like a series of sword, that's why this mountain is called Hakkenzan.
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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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