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What to see in Sapporo

Sapporo Attractions


Sapporo is a clean, well-organised and attractive city with plenty of parks and gardens, wide tree-lined streets, a number of good museums and galleries, and enough shops, restaurants and bars to keep everybody entertained. The main attraction of the city is Mount Moiwa and the mountain's ski slopes, which cater to all levels of skier with 11 different courses right on the city's doorstep. Sapporo is a great holiday destination for families keen to enjoy a skiing holiday in Japan as the area should appeal to all ages. For some insight into the fascinating Ainu culture and the region's history visit the outdoor museum in the Hokkaido Nopporo Forest Park, and the Hokkaido Ainu Centre a little way out of the city. For aprés ski relaxation and pampering take an excursion to the famous hot springs of Noboribetsu. Beer lovers should be sure to sample the delicious local brew, and enjoy the free tours offered by the Sapporo Beer Museum. The city offers many an opportunity for a scenic stroll and those looking for exercise and fresh air should explore Moerenuma Park, Odori Park or even the pretty Hokkaido University Sapporo Campus. Getting around in the city is easy thanks to modern and extensive public transport systems.


Historical Village

The impressive and entertaining outdoor museum village, depicting Hokkaido life in days of old, is situated in Sapporo…

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Mount Moiwa

Fondly known as Sapporo's 'backyard ski resort' Mt Moiwa offers 11 different courses for all grades of skiers from beginners…

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Noboribetsu

The famous hot-spring resort of Noboribetsu Onsen is situated inside the Shikotsu-Toya National Park. The spa complex…

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Sapporo Beer Museum

If you are here for the beer, which is possible because Sapporo beer is known throughout the world, then a visit to the…

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