The Lavender Garden at Horomitoge in Sapporo [Horomi pass]

The Lavender Garden at Horomitoge in Sapporo [Horomi pass]

The lavender garden at Horomitoge(Horomi pass) has been from 1987 started 120 lavenders. Now, there are more than 5000 lavenders. The view from Horomitoge is so beautiful that young couple come here midnight.
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Maruyama Hachijyu Hakkasho: Urban Virgin Forest in Sapporo

Maruyama Hachijyu Hakkasho: Urban Virgin Forest in Sapporo

Maruyama Hachijyu-Hakkasho(円山八十八カ所) is a pilgrimage round like the celebrated 88 Buddhist temples in Shikoku. There are many Jizo(bodhisattvas) on the way to the top of Mt.Maruyama instead of temples.
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Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium: World Famous Stadium in Sapporo

Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium: World Famous Stadium in Sapporo

The Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium (大倉山ジャンプ競技場) is located in the Miyanomori, the west side of Maruyama area. There is Sapporo Winter Sports Museum, too.
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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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Hongo Shin Memorial Museum of Sculpture, Miyanomori, Sapporo

Hongo Shin Memorial Museum of Sculpture, Miyanomori, Sapporo

Shin Hongo(1905–1980) is a representing Japanese sculptor after WWII. He inherited his teacher, Kotaro Takamura. His style is similar to Rodin, French sculptor. The museum is dedicated to him and his achievement. The buildings was used to be his house and a ...
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Maruyama Koen Park

Maruyama Koen Park

Hokkaido Jingu Shrine, Maruyama Hachijyu-hakkasho, Maruyama Zoo, Maruyama Baseball Stadium, Maruyama Stadium are here. There are a play ground, a small pond, many cherry blossoms. You can enjoy hiking, jogging and lunch.
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Maruyama Zoo

Maruyama Zoo

Maruyama Zoo is located to the opposite side of Hokkaido Shrine. As you leave behind the Shrine, take the right side path to the parking for Urasando. Through the parking, you will see the small building of Maruyama Hachijyu-Hakkasho in the woods. Then you go ...
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