Category Sapporo Travel

Nitori Culture Hall

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The Nitori Culture Hall is a philanthropic effort by the Nitori Furniture Company, one of Hokkaido’s largest corporations. The hall hosts various art and cultural performances by both national and international artists, with one of the largest halls in Hokkaido…

Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art

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The Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art is a small but well designed exhibition space that features both standing displays from local Hokkaido artists and seasonal exhibits by Japanese and international artists. Paintings and sculptures by Hokkaido artists including Eien Iwahashi,…

Miyanomori Ski Jump

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The Miyanomori Ski Jump Stadium has hosted a number of winter sports events including the 1972 Winter Olympics and 2007 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. It is famous for being the venue where Japanese ski jumpers won a clean sweep…

Bar on 5

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Bar on 5 is a new wine bar located in the Tanuki Koji shopping arcade at West 5. It is located on the second floor, up a flight of stairs. Sister bar to the extremely popular TK6 a block away,…

Mikaku Food Fiesta

The Mikaku Food Fiesta is an annual event held at the Hilton Niseko Village hotel. It brings together the best culinary treats of the area for the best “Foodies” event of the year, a true culinary extravaganza and celebration of…

Niseko Hanazono Hill Climb

The Niseko Hanazono Hill Climb is an annual massed start TT cycle race that starts in the center of Kutchan town and finishes at Niseko Annupuri Goshiki-onsen. The course extends over 15.5km with an average gradient of 4.6% (620 meters…

Kopitiam Singapore Dining

Kopitiam is a Singapore style restaurant located in Block 7 of the Tanuki Koji Shopping Arcade. Both the cuisine and decor are authentic Singaporean and it’s very popular with locals and tourists alike. It’s always busy here, so it’s best…

Yasai no Umami

Yasai no Umami is a unique organic izakaya that serves healthy vegetarian dishes, with a special focus on local Hokkaido produce. It’s very popular with young females and the health conscious. The focus is primarily on the lunch and dinner…

Fu’s Snow Area

Try out the downhill luge, Olypmic style skeleton, or practice your ski and snowboard skills at Fu’s Snow area! Fu’s is one of the closest hills to downtown Sapporo and is a good place a variety of snow sports. Unlike…

Edwin Dun Memorial Hall

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Edwin Dun was an American cattle rancher who was invited to come and assist with the development of Hokkaido. He stayed from 1868-1912, assisting with the agricultural development of Hokkaido, and becoming known as the father of dairy farming in…

100 Yen Clipper Sushi – Hassamu

This restaurant has been closed as of March 2014. Don’t follow the tourists. It is true the world over. Many places where tourists shop and dine tend to be a little more expensive. That is why more visitors are travelling…

Hongo Shin Memorial Museum of Sculpture

The works of Shin Hongo(1905-1980, a sculptor and painter born in Sapporo are exhibited at this modern museum located at the foot of Okurayama, near the Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium. It houses about 1,400 of Hongo’s sculptures and paintings. The…

Sapporo JRA WINS Racetrack

Sapporo racetrack is the northernmost racetrack managed by the Japan Racing Association, and has been in operation for more than a century, since 1907. Hokkaido has a strong horse racing culture, as many of Japan’s most successful racehorses are bred…

Chagessai

As of March 2014, lunch is not offered (only dinner is available). Chagessai offers a Chinese dining menu that features yamucha (dim sum) items such as gyoza (pot stickers), tan tan men (spicy noodles) and the most popular; roast Peking…

Hakata Buaiso Bettei

This Japanese izakaya is famous for its motsu nabe (pork chittlins), which is said to contain a large amount of collagen which is good for the skin, making it popular amongst the female demographic. Located in a historic character building…