Category Sapporo Travel

Maruyama Zoo

Maruyama Zoo is located within Maruyama Park just west of Sapporo’s downtown, and is easily accessed by subway from the Maruyama Koen Subway Station. It spans an area of 22.5 hectares and has over 730 animals with more than 160…

Sapporo Streetcar

The Sapporo Streetcar is a great way to get a quick, reasonably priced tour of the city. It operates in a rectangular route around the west side of the downtown core between South 1 West 4, and Susukino, via the…

Sapporo Station Shopping Course

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Sapporo Station is both the transportation and shopping hub of Sapporo. With direct express train and bus access from Chitose International Airport, it’s the first stop in town for many people. And with its connections to JR Hokkaido train lines,…

Mitsui Outlet Park MOP

Shopping is great in Japan, but why would an International traveller come to Japan to buy brand goods from Europe or America? For those who know about exclusive brands, the answer is simple. Unlike many places in Asia, the buyer…

Porocle Rental Bicyles

Porocle is a rental bicycle system consisting of specially branded bicycles and docking stations spread out around Sapporo. The name comes from the amalgamation of “SapPORO CyCLE”. It is currently run as a joint venture between engineering consulting company Docon…

Consadole Sapporo

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For Consadole’s game schedule, please visit Events – Sports here: Consadole Sapporo is Sapporo’s professional football (soccer) club. Consadole plays in the J. League Division 2 and is based at Sapporo Dome. This dedicated team is a mix of…

Hanazono Park Day

Come and enjoy the last event of the season at Hanazono! The Hanazono Park day will be held this Sunday, April 7 2013. This free event is a chance to show off your mad skills! Register at the tent at…

Organic Restaurant Durandelle

Durandelle is an elegant French restaurant that serves organic dishes made with fresh Hokkaido vegetables. It’s a very nice location for lunch with friends or for couples out for a date in the evening. The interior is bright, elegant, and…

Gokoku Shrine Nakajima Park

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Gokoku Shrine, also known as Nakajima Park Shrine, is a pretty little shrine located at the southern end of Nakajima Park. The Nakajima Park summer festival starts here before the parade winds its way to Hokkaido Shrine at Maruyama Park.…

Irish Pub O’Neill’s

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For those both arriving and on their way out of Sapporo, a great place for those that feel like a pint of Guinness is the Irish Pub O’Neill’s at Sapporo Station! O’Neill’s can be found in the gallery between the…

Hareruya

Hareruya is an izakaya (Japanese pub) that serves thick soba noodles in a rich fish broth that’s quite similar to ramen. They also have other noodle dishes such as yakisoba stir fried noodles with salad and soup lunch sets. Hareruya…

Kitamaru Paseo

The Kitamaru chain of izakayas serves fresh sashimi and seafood platters, sushi and seafood donburi (rice bowls), in a unique, elegant setting; the entire room is shaped like a tunnel, with a domed roof inlaid with hardwood panels and spot…

Chukarou South 3

The Chukarou Chinese dining chain serves yamucha (dim sum) and other Cantonese style dishes in a spacious setting good for large groups. The dishes are designed for easy sharing amongst groups as well, and the drink plans make this a…

Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium

The Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium is famous for having been used as the main ski jump venues during the 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics. It’s also used today as a venue of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships and is one…