Stadiums/Arenas

Furano Municipal Baseball Stadium

Furano Municipal Baseball Stadium is a baseball stadium in Furano City, Hokkaido. It is the stadium where Furano Blue Ridge of the Hokkaido Baseball League play their home games. A …

Hakodate Arena

Hakodate Arena is the venue where B League's Levanga Hokkaido (Professional Basketball) and F League's (futsal) Espolada Hokkaido host their home games sometimes during their regul …

Hakodate Ocean Stadium (Chiyogadai Baseball Stadium)

It is a stadium where Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters' official game has been played once a year since 2004. Address: 22-26 Chiyogadaicho, Hakodate, Hokkaido Capacity: 20,000 Opened:1 …

Hakodate Racecourse

Hakodate Racecourse was opened in 1896 as the oldest racecourse in Japan. It is managed by the Japan Racing Association (JRA). Address: 12-2 Komabacho, Hakodate, Hokkaido 042-0935 …

Hakucho Oji Ice Arena

The Hakucho Oji Ice Arena was completed in 1996 and is the home of the Asian League Ice Hockey team "Oji Eagles." It has been designated as the Japanese Olympic Committee National …

Hokkai Kitayell (Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center)

Hokkai Kitayell is the home arena of the Levanga Hokkaido (B-League: Professional Basketball League)  in Sapporo, Hokkaido.  Address: 11-1-1 Toyohira, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaid …

Hokkaido Bank Curling Stadium

Hokkaido Bank Curling Stadium is a curling facility in Sapporo City. It is the first public curling facility in Japan. The Japan Curling Championships were held in 2013 and 2019. A …

JRA Sapporo Racecourse

The JRA Sapporo Racecourse is the venue for the "Sapporo Kinen" Grade 2 Race. Address: 16-1-1 Kita 16 Jonishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido Capacity: 30,000 Opened: 2014 (Reopened) G …

Kitagas Arena Sapporo 46 (Sapporo City Central Gymnasium)

Kita Gas Arena Sapporo 46 is an arena where Esporada Hokkaido of F League (Futsal) held matches sometime. Address: 6 Kita-4 jo-Higashi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido Capacity: 2,504 O …

KKS Kushiro Kouseisha Ice Arena

KKS Kushiro Koseisha Ice Arena is an indoor ice skating rink in Kushiro City, with an outdoor skating rink next to it. Address: 1-1 Yanagimachi, Kushiro, Hokkaido Opened: 1979 Gett …

Makomanai Sekisui Heim Ice Arena (Makomanai Indoor Stadium)

Makomanai Sekisui Heim Ice Arena is located in Sapporo City, adjacent to Makomanai Athletic Stadium. Major figure skating competitions, such as the NHK Trophy (2011, 2016, 2019) an …

Makomanai Sekisui Heim Stadium

Makomanai Sekisui Heim Stadium was the stadium where the Sapporo Olympics' opening ceremony was held in 1972 and used as the venue for speed skating at the Olympics. It was held at …

Meiji Hokkaido-Tokachi Oval (Obihiro no Mori Speed Skating Rink)

The Meiji Hokkaido Tokachi Oval is an indoor speed skating rink in Obihiro City, used as a venue for the 2017 Asian Winter Games speed skating competition. It is located at Obihiro …

Mikaho Gymnasium

Mikaho Gymnasium was built as a venue for figure skating at the 1972 Sapporo Olympics. It is still open as an ice skating rink from November to early April, and it is used as a gym …

Miyanomori Ski Jump Stadium

Miyanomori Ski Jumping Stadium was used as one of the venues for the Sapporo Winter Olympic Games and as the venue for the 2007 FIS Nordic Ski Championships on Normal Hill. In the …

Obihiro no Mori Athletic Stadium

Obihiro no Mori Athletics Stadium is in Obihiro City. It is a stadium where official games of the Nadeshiko League of women's soccer are held several times a year. The stadium is l …

Obihiro no Mori Baseball Stadium

The stadium holds an official game for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters once a year. The stadium is located at Obihiro-no-Mori Sports Park, which includes an athletic stadium, an i …

Obihiro no Mori Ice Arena

Obihiro no Mori Ice Arena is in Obihiro City. The arena is located at Obihiro-no-Mori Sports Park, which includes a baseball stadium, an athletic stadium, and a public swimming poo …

Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium

The Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium was one of the competition venues for the 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympic Games. It is still the venue for World Cup and other events. You can go all the …

Otaru City General Gymnasium

It is a gymnasium used for indoor sports events and matches in Otaru. In the past, V-League (Volleyball) matches and professional wrestling matches were held here. It's on the site …

Otaru Sakuragaoka Baseball Stadium

In the 1950s, professional baseball was held at Otaru Sakuragaoka Baseball Stadium. It is one of the most historic stadiums in Japan. The stadium is in Otaru Park, and Otaru Genera …

Sapporo Atsubetsu Park Stadium

Atsubetsu Park Stadium is the sub-home stadium of Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo (J League). Address: 1-2-1 Kaminopporo-3jo, Atsubetsu-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido Capacity: 17,597 Opened: Su …

Sapporo Dome (Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters)

Sapporo Dome is the home of the professional baseball team, the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters. it's a dome stadium, so you don't have to worry about the weather. Hokkaido Nippon-Ham …

Sapporo Dome (Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo)

Sapporo Dome is the home stadium of the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters (Professional Baseball) and Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo (Professional Soccer J League).  About the Team Hokkaido …

Sapporo Maruyama Baseball Stadium

Sapporo Maruyama Stadium was opened in 1934 and is one of the oldest baseball stadiums in Japan. In 1953, the Yomiuri Giants vs. the New York Giants played an exchange game between …

Sapporo Olympic Museum

The Sapporo Olympic Museum at Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium offers interactive exhibits about the history of the Winter Olympics and virtual experiences of various Winter Olympics eve …

Shitsugen no Kaze Arena Kushiro

Shitsugen no Kaze Arena Kushiro is an indoor arena in Kushiro City, where the B league's Levanga Hokkaido (Professional Basketball League) plays an official game sometime. The aren …

Ski Jumping Museum at Yoichi Exhibition Hall (Hokkaido)

Starffin Baseball Stadium (Hanasaki Sports Park Baseball Field)

The stadium is named after former baseball star player Victor Starffin. Victor Starffin was born in the Russian Empire in 1916. He was the first foreign player and a pitcher who ha …

Taiho Sumo Memorial Museum

The Taiho Sumo Memorial Museum is located in Kawayu Onsen, where 48th Yokozuna sumo wrestler "Taiho" spent his childhood. The museum exhibits the glorious history of sumo wrestler …

Tomakomai City General Gymnasium

Sumo tournaments and professional wrestling were held in the past and the sub-home of Esporada Hokkaido in the F League (Futsal). Address: 3-2-16 Suehirocho, Tomakomai, Hokkaido Ca …

Tottori Dome (Kushiro City Community Gymnasium)

Tottori Dome is a gymnasium with a dome-shaped roof in Kushiro City, and the main arena has artificial grass on the floor. It is a gymnasium mainly open to local citizens for indoo …

Tsukisamu Gymnasium

Text1 Getting to the Stadium Text 2 About the Stadium Text3 Location:  Seating capacity: 3,373 Opened: 1970 Sapporo as a trip Learn about transportation, sightseeing, and food in S …

Windhill East Hokkaido Stadium (Kushiro City Baseball Stadium)

An official game for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters is held at this stadium once a year. The stadium is located at Kushiro Sports Park, which includes an athletic stadium, a Shit …

Yoichi Town General Gymnasium

Yoichi Town is the home of many famous ski jumpers such as Funaki Kazuyoshi and Saito Hiroya etc. Yoichi Station has an interesting exhibit on ski jumping.  Address: 420 Irifunecho …

Yotsuba Arena Tokachi (Obihiro City General Gymnasium)

Yotsuba Arena Tokachi is the arena where Levanga Hokkaido (Professional Basketball League) holds official games sometimes during the regular season. Address:1-1-1 Odorikita, Obihir …

Sightseeing Attractions

Asahiyama Zoo (Hokkaido)

One of the most famous tourist spots in Asahikawa is the Asahiyama Zoo. Asahiyama Zoo is a zoo where you can see the animals eating and living. I think it is a place where even adu …

Farm Tomita (Hokkaido)

Farm Tomita, famous for its lavender, is about 45 kilometers from Asahikawa, so it takes about an hour by car (if there is no traffic jam) to get there. If you want to see lavender …

Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill

The statue of Dr. Clark is one of the symbols of Sapporo tourism. The statue of Dr. Clark is located at Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill. It can be reached by bus from Fukuzumi Statio …

Kaminoko ike (Hokkaido)

The nearby Lake Mashu is called the Lake of God in the Ainu language. The pond is called "Kaminoko-ike (Kami = God)" because it is made of groundwater from Lake Mashu. This pond is …

Kamuiwakka Hot Falls (Hokkaido)

The Kamuiwakka Hot Falls is a place to combine sightseeing with the Shiretoko Five Lakes. From the Shiretoko Five Lakes, drive in the opposite direction to the town of Utoro, and f …

Kuma no Yu Hot Spring (Hokkaido)

From Shiretoko Pass, head towards Rausu-cho, and just before the Rausu Visitor Center you will find the Kumano-yu bathhouse. There is no address, so you have to drive carefully to …

Mt. Moiwa Ropeway (Hokkaido)

Sapporo City was selected as one of Japan's New Three Great Night Views in 2015. Okurayama, JR Tower, Sapporo TV Tower, and the Moiwa ropeway are representative of the night view s …

Noboribetsu Jigokudani (Hokkaido)

Noboribetsu Jigokudani (Hell Valley) is the site of an explosive crater in Noboribetsu Onsen Town, a famous hot spring resort. Since it is a hot spring resort, those who stay in ho …

Odori Park (Sapporo)

If the weather is nice, I would definitely like to take a walk in the morning in Odori Park, where the Sapporo TV Tower makes a great picture. If you don't have much time, you can …

Oyunuma Observatory (Hokkaido)

Oyunuma is the remains of an explosive crater, and is a gourd-shaped swamp of hot water. At the bottom of the swamp, sulfur springs spout out at about 130 degrees Celsius, and the …

Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium

The Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium, is one of the largest freshwater fish aquariums in Japan, located about six kilometers from New Chitose Airport. It is an easy location to get …

Sapporo Beer Museum

Drink good beer! The Sapporo Beer Museum is the only beer museum in Japan. This is the only beer museum in Japan, so you can do some sightseeing, and after you've seen everything, …

Sapporo Clock Tower (Sapporo)

The Sapporo Clock Tower is the oldest clock tower in Japan. The clock tower, officially called the Former Sapporo Agricultural School, was built in 1878 based on Dr. Clark's concep …

Sapporo TV Tower (Sapporo)

In the daytime, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the 1.5 km-long Odori Park from the Sapporo TV Tower, which is located at 1-chome in Odori Park. The night view is also beautiful. …

Shirogane Blue Pond (Hokkaido)

Shirogane Blue Pond is located about 30 kilometers from Asahikawa Airport, about 40 minutes by car. In this area, Farm Tomita, famous for its lavender, is about 25 kilometers from …

Shirohige Falls (Hokkaido)

Shirohige Falls is located a few minutes drive from Shirogane Blue Pond and can be seen from the top of a well-maintained bridge. The bridge is quite high, so rather than feeling t …

Shiroi Koibito Park (Sapporo)

One of the most popular souvenirs of Hokkaido is "Shiroi Koibito". Shiroi Koibito Park is a place where you can visit the Shiroi Koibito factory and experience making sweets. The p …

Tawadaira Observatory (Hokkaido)

The Tawadaira Observatory is a large ranch that offers a 360 degree view of the horizon and can be reached by car from Kushiro City in less than an hour and a half. It is a very va …

Overview

"What / Where to Eat" in Asahikawa

In Asahikawa, there are some gourmet dishes you would like to try, such as Jingisukan and seafood etc. But we would like to introduce some popular restaurant of "Asahikawa ramen," …

"What / Where to Eat" in Obihiro

Buta-Don (Pork Bowl) Obihiro is famous for Butadon (Pork Bowl) because it is one of the leading pork producing areas in Hokkaido. The pork bowl is one of the local dishes loved by …

"What to Do & See" in Asahikawa

ASAHIYAMA ZOO At Asahiyama Zoo, the animals are bred as close to nature as possible without being kept in cages or fences so that visitors can observe the lively animals.  They als …

"What to Do & See" in Hakodate

Hakodate is one of the best tourist cities in Hokkaido. You can see one of the three best night views of Japan at Hakodate Mountain, Orthodox Church, and Goryokaku. Hakodate is a c …

"What to Do & See" in Obihiro

Ban'ei Horse Racing at the Obihiro Racecourse Ban’ei horse racing is one of the famous attractions in Obihiro. Ban'ei Horse Racing is the only race of its kind in the world. Large …

"What to Do & See" in Sapporo

There are many famous tourist attractions in Sapporo that you can walk to, so you can feel the city of Sapporo even if you don't have much time. If you visit Sapporo between spring …

"What/Where to Eat" in Sapporo

Sapporo has a lot of delicious food, and it may be difficult to decide what to eat during your short stay. Popular restaurants can be quite crowded depending on the time of day, an …

"Where to Stay" in Hakodate

Hakodate has many hotels around JR Hakodate Station. Hotels around Hakodate Station are convenient for getting to the Motomachi Bay Area in the tourist area of Hakodate. La Vista, …

"Where to Stay" in Obihiro

When you stay at a hotel in Obihiro, you can choose the area around Obihiro station or Tokachigawa Onsen hot spring area. If you drive a car, it would be a good idea to stay in the …

"Where to Stay" in Sapporo

If you are staying at a hotel in downtown Sapporo, the Sapporo Station area or the Susukino area may be an option for many travelers. The Susukino area is famous for its many resta …

Eating in the Shiretoko area

Getting There & Around Hakodate

Most of the trips from Honshu to Hokkaido take a flight, but if you travel to Hakodate, you have the option of taking a Shinkansen line or airplane because the Hokkaido Shinkansen …

Getting There & Around Obihiro

Tokachi Obihiro Airport It's about 25 kilometers from the airport to the center of Obihiro, and it takes about 40 minutes by car. There are mainly rental cars, taxis, and buses to …

Getting there and Around Sapporo

Sapporo is the largest major city in Hokkaido. Sapporo has many businesses, shopping, and entertainment districts and is also a base for travelers throughout Hokkaido. If you are g …

Hotels in Shiretoko area

Sapporo (Hokkaido)

Sapporo is the largest city in Hokkaido, with a population of 1.96 million. It is the fourth largest city in Japan except for Tokyo. Sapporo hosted many international competitions, …

Sightseeing in shiretoko area

Transportation in the Shiretoko area