Hokkaido Railway Technical Museum

Hokkaido Railway Technical Museum

Hokkaido Railway Technical Museum(北海道鉄道技術館) is located in Naebo, the east-ward of Sapporo City, where is the Base of Hokkaido Railway.  The museum displays the history of Hokkaido railway with many documents, photographs and real trains. It is so close to...
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Chitose Outlet Mall Rera

Chitose Outlet Mall Rera

Chitose Outlet Mall Rera is located near Minami Chitose station, just 3 minutes walk. More than 400 shops, this is the biggest outlet mall in Hokkaido. There is a information center for foreign tourists called ‘Rera travel Salon’ at the...
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Sapporo Station Area for Sightseeing and Shopping

Sapporo Station Area for Sightseeing and Shopping

Basically by walking, we show you enjoying 'Sapporo Station Area' whole day long. Shopping, Cafe, Museum, Walking/Hiking, Fast food, Electronic products, Camera, Restaurants and so on. All included here, you'll enjoy all day long.
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The Old Good Days’ Black Heavy Machine: The Steam Locomotive #9643

The Old Good Days’ Black Heavy Machine: The Steam Locomotive #9643

The Steam Locomotive #9643 The series of #9600 had been made by Kawasaki Zosen-jo(docyard) for 14 years from 1913, those amount were 770 locomotives.
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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 Station Area: Back to the Main Stage

Sapporo Station Area: Back to the Main Stage

Sapporo Station Area has been undergoing substantial re-development form the new century. The area is used to be so old-fashioned town that young people did rarely go shopping.
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JR Tower, T38 at Sapporo Station

JR Tower, T38 at Sapporo Station

This is one of the main building at the Sapporo Station, the tallest building in Sapporo Station Area. The most of part of this building are business offices. Also medical office, JR Tower hotel Nikko Sapporo and T38 are here. T38 is the viewing floor where yo...
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How to get a Bus/Street car in Sapporo

How to get a Bus/Street car in Sapporo

First of all, you have to get a IC Card such as Suica or Kitaca. Don't get a SAPICA because you CAN NOT use it out of Sapporo. This Card is available for Sapporo City Transportation only. This is not useful for travelers.
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JR Hokkaido(JR北海道)

JR Hokkaido(JR北海道)

JR Hokkaido is the worst train company in Japan. They have been troubling their routine jobs every month. If you are planning a short stay travel in Hokkaido. You should make a substitute plan instead of JR transportation.
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Discount ticket for Subway and JR

Discount ticket for Subway and JR

Kyōtsū 1Day Card(共通1DAYカード) This is a 1Day free-to-ride ticket card for subway, buses, tram all day long. (But usable area is settled for distance and extra-bus for events not included.) Adult: 1,000 yen Child: 500 yen (under 12,before a juni...
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Which IC Cards is the Best for Transport in Sapporo City?

Which IC Cards is the Best for Transport in Sapporo City?

Imagine when you get to the hotel you are about to stay tonight, you are supposed to take a bus, subway or tram. You need a ticket for subway and small changes for bus every single riding. It’s really troublesome! Of...
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Sapporo City Subway

Sapporo City Subway

Kitaca, Suica, PASMO, manaca, TOICA, ICOCA, PiTAPA, nimoca, SUGOCA, はやかけん(pronounced "Hayakaken") These IC cards are available for transportations in Sapporo. Using IC card is very useful for transfer. You don't need to buy tickets every time you...
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