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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Sapporo Pirka Kotan: Ainu Culture Promotion Center

Sapporo Pirka Kotan: Ainu Culture Promotion Center

Sapporo Pirka Kotan is called Ainu Culture Promotion Center that shows what Ainu culture is. The museum has two facilities. One is inside exhibition displaying several Ainu items for their life such as clothes, house ware and hunting. Another exhibition...
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Ishiyama Open Space

Ishiyama Open Space

Ishiyama Open Space is located in the southern area of Sapporo. It takes 30 minutes from Sapporo station by car. The area was the diggings for soft rock called ‘Sapporo soft rock'(札幌軟石)  in the past. Now no digging here. Ishiyama...
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Itasha displays in Kitamae 2015

Itasha displays in Kitamae 2015

Itasha displays is held in Sapporo art park. What is about Itasha? See this article below. Itasha, not meaning a Italian car, it’s a kind of Otaku Culture at Kitamae Sapporo Manga Anime Festival 2014 This is a kind of Japanese...
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Kitamae Sapporo Manga Anime Festival 2015

Kitamae Sapporo Manga Anime Festival 2015

Kitamae Sapporo Manga Anime Festival 2015 will be held in Sapporo Art Park, Sep, 12 to 13. Contents of Kitamae Sapporo Manga Anime Festival 2015 A live concert of anime songs Anime Song Karaoke Contest Kosupure/cosplay —Kospure or cosplay is...
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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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Makomanai Park

Makomanai Park

There are two stadiums in the park, Makomanai Stadium and Makomanai Ice Arena. These stadium were the places for 1972 Winter Olympic Game. The park is very large and has some facilities such as tennis coat and a baseball ground....
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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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Skeleton Riding Experience in Fu’s Snow Area

Skeleton Riding Experience in Fu’s Snow Area

This is one of the most exciting experience in winter. You can experience Skeleton Riding in Fu’s Snow Area, south ward of Sapporo City. You have to put on ski wear, ski gloves and snow trekking shoes or boots. Helmet is rented...
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