Kotoni Jinjya/Shrine

Kotoni Jinjya/Shrine

Kotoni Jinjya/shrine(琴似神社) is located in Kotoni area, west of Sapporo. The shrine was established by the gift from Watari Date, one of the feudal lord of Sendai-han in 1870. After that, it was named Takehaya Jinjya/shrine in 1875 and renamed Kotoni Jinjya in...
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Heavy Snow Fall in Sapporo, 15 Dec, 2014

Heavy Snow Fall in Sapporo, 15 Dec, 2014

It has been snowing from Yesterday, so that we have a lot of snow overnight. We had to do snow shoveling every 3 hours. No kidding. Before breakfast, before noon, after the break of 3 o’clock snack, before dinner and before...
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Don Quijote: Discount Stores in Sapporo

Don Quijote: Discount Stores in Sapporo

There are 5 stores in Sapporo. Don Quijote at Tanukikoji Shopping Mall is the most accessible for foreign visitors. It is located in Tanukikoji 3 chome, 5 minutes walking from Odori Station or Susukino Station. You will see a big signboard...
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Snow Mobile Land Sapporo

Snow Mobile Land Sapporo

Snow Mobile Land Sapporo  presents snow mobile experience in a wild nature. It is located in the south west of Sapporo called Fukui in Nishiku-ward near Banke Ski Area. This is the biggest snow mobile course in Japan and available...
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Shiroi Koibito Park

Shiroi Koibito Park

Shiroi Koibito Park is located in the westward of Sapporo called Miyanosawa in Nishiku. It takes about 25 minutes from Sapporo central area by car and there is subway station, Miyanosawa. This is a theme-park museum for Chocolate products. Ishiya...
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Manga, 100yen Shop, Drugstore and SuperMarket in Kotoni

Manga, 100yen Shop, Drugstore and SuperMarket in Kotoni

Kotoni is the oldest town in Sapporo, where Tondenhei/agricultural soldier was settled by Kaitakushi, Colonization Commission of Hokkaido. So this is the big town in Sapporo city. Also Kotoni is very convenient area because it takes just 6 minutes to...
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Autumn Leaves Best Time to See In Sapporo [Oct, 8 to 30 2014]

Autumn Leaves Best Time to See In Sapporo [Oct, 8 to 30 2014]

Where should you go to see Autumn leaves in Sapporo? It is almost over in Mt.Asahidake, the highest mountain in Hokkaido. From the middle to the end of October, it will be time to see Autumn leaves in Sapporo or other cities in southern Hokkaido.
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Gotenzan Koen Park: For Family With Little Children

Gotenzan Koen Park: For Family With Little Children

Gotenzan Koen Park(五天山公園) is located in Fukui area, the west of Sapporo; called Nihsi-ku. Driving from Nishino to Bankei, you will see a large park right side passing through Fuki area. This is Gotenzan Koen Park(五天山公園). As this area was ...
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Hiking from Sankakuyama to Okurayama in Sapporo

Hiking from Sankakuyama to Okurayama in Sapporo

With a height of 311.3 meters, Sankakuyama(三角山) is a small mountain located in the Yamanote area, Nishiku, Sapporo. This mountain looks excellently triangle, so that it is called 'Sankaku-yama'. Sankaku means triangle and Yama as mountain in Japanese. Th...
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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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Heiwa-no-taki Falls, the foot of Mt.Teine in Sapporo

Heiwa-no-taki Falls, the foot of Mt.Teine in Sapporo

The west ward of the city of Sapporo, the Heiwa Falls is located in Nishi-ku(西区) ward and at the foot of Mt.Teine, the tallest mountain in Sapporo. There is an entrance for climbing to Mt.Teine, which is so popular that there are many people hiking and cli...
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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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