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July 9, 2017

❀ Hana Festa 2017 ❀ 花フェスタ2017 ❀
@ 大通り公園:Oodori Park in Sapporo
Hana Festa Sapporo (flower festival) will be held at Odori Park from 4-chome to 8-chome.  ●Date: June 24 (Sat.) to July 2 (Sun.), 10 am.–6 pm.

February 12, 2017

When I was walking the venue of Sapporo snow festival, the air shows of freestyle skiers had just started in 3 chome of Odori site. So I stopped there and watched the performance. It was 5 o’clock in the evening and getting dark, but I didn’t feel cold so much. So I co...

February 11, 2017

SAPPORO YUKITERRACR 2017 is a project to display some arts and light up them in AKAPLA, kita-3jo plaza. There are 4 snow domes and some creations in them. “ICE BAR”, a stall which serves hot drinks is also in this place. I think this name is not so good. It sounds cold...

February 10, 2017

Sapporo snow festival was started by local junior high school students and high school students in 1950. This year, the 68th Sapporo snow festival is held. Every year, more than 2 million people come to this festival from all over the world. Flying drones are banned in...

December 16, 2016

It is easy to go to Nakajima Park from the downtown of Sapporo. It takes only a few minutes from Odori or Sapporo station by the subway Namboku Line. After going out from the exit of Nakajima Koen Station, you will find this park soon. 

Nakajima Park has a concert hall,...

December 13, 2016

Sapporo Clock Tower was built as the hall of Hokkaido University in 1878. It was moved to the current place, opposite the city hall of Sapporo in 1906.

Sapporo Clock Tower is one of the most symbolic monuments of Sapporo. Whenever I go to the downtown, I can find this o...

December 6, 2016

Sapporo white illumination is an event which displays electric spectaculars in the parks and the main streets of the downtown. The events have been held since 1981.

This event is held since early winter because it started for attracting tourists in low season. In summer...

December 5, 2016

Sapporo has been a sister city of Munich in Germany since Olympic Games were held in both cities in 1972.  As the 30th anniversary of this relationship, Munich Christmas Market in Sapporo started in 2002.

In the venue of Odori Park, there are many stands and food stalls...

November 25, 2016

Susukino is one of the most famous amusement areas in Japan. There are many restaurants, hotels, movie theaters, bars, nightclubs and so on in this area. Many tourists have come from all sides and spend money.

The function of this area was crucial for the development of...

November 24, 2016

Nikka Whisky Yoichi Distillery is the honorable factory of malt whiskey in Japan.  This distillery was founded by Masataka Taketsuru, “The father of Japanese whisky”.  He is also known as the main character of “MASSAN”, the NHK morning Drama Series.

He chose Yoichi...

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