The Hakucho Oji Ice Arena was completed in 1996 and is the home of the Asian League Ice Hockey team "Red Eagles Hokkaido." It has been designated as the Japanese Olympic Committee National Training Center for skating and ice hockey and hosts training camps for Japanese men and women and international games. The Hakusho Oji Ice Arena was used as a venue for ice hockey at the Sapporo Winter Olympics, the first and second Winter Asian Games, and the Universiade Winter Games. The venue also hosted the All Japan Junior Figure Skating Championships.
About the Arena
Address:2-4-1 Wakakusacho, Tomakomai, Hokkaido, 053-0021
Getting to the Arena
From Sapporo Station to Tomakomai Station, it takes about 50 minutes by the Hokuto limited express and the fare is 2830 yen one way. If you take Chitose Line, it takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes and the fare is 1680 yen one way.
If you are only going to Tomakomai, it is more convenient to stay near the airport than Sapporo. It takes about 15 minutes by walk from Tomakomai Station to the venue.
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Sapporo as a reference for planning your trip.
1. "Getting there & Around" Sapporo
Many tourists use airplanes to travel from Honshu (the main island of Japan) to Hokkaido. The nearest airport to Sapporo is New Chitose Airport. Here is how to get to Sapporo Station from New Chitose Airport. And we will show you how to get around in Sapporo using major public transportation.
The most popular area for travelers to stay in Sapporo is around the Susukino area or Sapporo Station. Here are some of the best quality hotels in Sapporo.
3. "What to Do & See" in Sapporo
We have selected some "Must See" attractions for you in Sapporo city. Enjoy!
4. "What / Where to Eat" in Sapporo
Sapporo Ramen, Sushi, Seafood, Soup-Curry, Jingiskan (Genghis Khan) BBQ, Corn, Potato, Ice Cream, Soft Cream...You can't stop eating in Sapporo. As Japan's northernmost island, Hokkaido has its own culture and is famous for its fresh seafood, farm & dairy products. We will suggest some ideas about what to eat in Sapporo.