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Garinko-go II

Abashiri and Monbetsu are famous places to see drift ice. Icebreakers ̶…

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Otaru Yuki Akari no Michi

A rather quiet event, the 2005 version of the Otaru Yukiakari no Michi fest…

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Teine Highland

The Teine Highland Ski area is close to the center of the city and is usabl…

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Akanko Onsen

Hokkaido is an island awash with natural splendor, located at the north end…

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Old Hokkaido Government Office

At a place of 10 minutes’ walk, the most eye-catching thing is an Ame…

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White Illumination

From mid-November to early February, Sapporo also hosts the “Sapporo …

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Skiing

During the severe cold spells that accompany winter, temperatures often plu…

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Niseko (Niseko Town, Hokkaido)

Has 48 km of serviced runs, with the longest trail at 5.6 km, covered by po…

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Niseko Onsen-kyo

att.JAPAN Issue 61, Autumn/2012 When speaking of Niseko, Hokkaido, it is of…

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Susukino

Hokkaido is very famous for its seafood cuisines and various noodles. Susuk…

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Yunokawa Onsen

If you ride a tram bound for Yunokawa and get off at Yunokawa Onsen Station…

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Motomachi

To go to Motomachi, the historical district, let’s get on a tram at H…

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Teine Olympia

Not far away, the Teine Olympia Ski area holds the flame holder used in the…

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Sapporo Kokusai

Sapporo Kokusai (International) Ski area boasts long slopes coated with a h…

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Winter ski jumping contests

Winter ski jumping contests, including the large hills variety and the norm…

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Goryokaku Park

Taking the tram to Goryokaku Koen-mae Station and an eight-minute walk from…

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Odori Park

The festival itself, which began in 1950 when local senior high school stud…

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Mount Hakodate

After dining, get on the tram and go to Juji-gai Station. A 10-minute walk …

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Sapporo Moiwamaya

Sapporo Moiwayama Ski area is a 20-minute drive from the center of the city…

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Oshin-Koshin-no-taki (Oshin-koshin Waterfall)

This waterfall is near Route 334 and is the largest waterfall in the Shiret…

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Otaru Yuki Akari no Michi

A rather quiet event, the 2005 version of the Otaru Yukiakari no Michi fest…

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Clock Tower

The clock is the oldest pendulum clock in Japan, built in the 14th year of …

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Onuma Park

Onuma Quasi-national Park is an hour’s drive from Hakodate. This park…

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Hakodate Tram

Hakodate has an abundance of places worth seeing and using a tram is very c…

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Sapporo Snow Festival

The main event-cum-festival of Hokkaido each winter is the annual “Sa…

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Asaichi (Morning Market)

Sightseeing in Hakodate starts at Hakodate Station. There is a tourist info…

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HOKKAIDO

– The legendary Kitaguni (North Realm) of Japan – Hokkaido, the…

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Abashiri Okhotsk Ryuhyo Matsuri (Drift Ice Festival)

A fantastic festival is held in Abashiri in mid February, the coldest month…

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Hakodate Bay Area

There are some old red brick warehouses in the Hakodate Bay Area. These war…

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Lake Akan

Lake Akan was created by volcanic activities of Mount Oakan-dake. It is hom…

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SAPPORO

Sapporo is Japan’s fifth largest city and the largest in the area to …

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Tokachigawa Onsen

Tokachigawa Onsen is located in Otofuke Town in the center of Tokachi Plain…

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MATSUMAE

Matsumae is the only castle town in Hokkaido and, for the 400 years after t…

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OTARU

A picturesque city in itself, it is surrounded on three sides by mountains …

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NISEKO / RUSUTSU

Niseko is known as the place with the highest level of snowfall in Hokkaido…

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SOUNKYO

A picturesque valley, Sounkyo is located in huge Daisetsusan National Park …

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ABASHIRI

It boasts beautiful drift ice in winter and is also famous for the pictures…

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SHIRETOKO

This area was designated a World Natural Heritage Site in 2005. Shiretoko i…

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AKAN

Lake Akan, Mount Oakan-dake, Mount Meakan-dake, and other pristine, majesti…

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MASHU / KUSSHARO

Lake Mashu is a caldera lake created by Mashu Volcano. No rivers flow in or…

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KUSHIRO

Kushiro, a port town at the mouth of the Kushiro River, is a hub city of ea…

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HOKKAIDO: OF SNOW AND ICE

■Powder Snow Silky and soft, Hokkaido’s top quality powder snow is waiting …

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HAKODATE CHRISTMAS FANTASY

This winter, Hakodate will be a hot spot, so to speak The Tohoku Shinkansen…

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HAKODATE

Hakodate Morning Market bustles with lots of people from very early morning…

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WALKING IN HAKODATE

Hakodate, a hub of southern Hokkaido, celebrates the 150th anniversary of t…

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HAKODATE

Hakodate celebrates the 150th anniversary of the port opening to foreign co…

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HAKODATE

Hakodate is located on the opposite side of the Tsugaru Straits from Aomori…

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SAPPORO AUTUMN

Jozankei Onsen Jozankei Onsen is a popular hot spring spot that opened in 1…

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SAPPORO WINTER

Skiing Hokkaido is the best place for winter sports because of its cold tem…

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SAPPORO SUMMER

Moerenuma Park Once inside the park, you will feel like stepping into a scu…

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SAPPORO SPRING

Odori Park and Sapporo TV Tower Odori Park, which divides the city center i…

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EASTERN HOKKAIDO

Grandeur of nature, fresh air, wide-open spaces and delicious food beckon y…

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