Once you arrive you have to travel up the longest escalator I’ve seen in Japan to get to the base. There are also stairs but I wouldn’t advise it. Especially if you’ve just cycled up with a three-year-old.
The Clock Tower in Sapporo was built in 1878 and is the oldest building in Sapporo. It is a very popular site for tourists to visit and is the symbol for Sapporo and for Hokkaido. The star on its tower can be seen on many Hokkaido products.
Takino Suzuran Hillside National Park located in Takino Hills just to the south of Sapporo, is one of the most beautiful parks in Hokkaido. The picturesque way to getting here is amazing too, with many hills and trees all along.
One of the places in Japan that have many exciting attractions in winter is Sapporo. If you want to see a really big pile of snow just on the side of the main street, you can!! And because there is a lot of snow in Hokkaido, this is where you have the chance to see the biggest snow festival in Japan, Sapporo Snow Festival!
The Sapporo Winter Festival is the biggest event in Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture. Last year, over 2.4 million people visited.
Sapporo, the famous snowy city and also an illumination hot spot of Hokkaido Prefecture, the fantastic collaboration of snow with sparkling light attracts tourists, both from home and abroad.
Mt. Moiwa is located around 30 minutes from the Sapporo city center.